Before the days of COVID, Good Friday services at this church were unlike any I’d ever been to before. Because this was the first time I belonged to a church that offered recovery meetings on Friday nights. This church partnered with the local criminal courts, so that when the court orders someone arrested on drug … Continue reading Redemption and Recovery
A breakdown of the 7 types of rest from TED talk.
U.S. Capitol Building by Michael Judkins for Pexels Watching the Capitol building come under attack on January 6th was something I couldn’t look away from, but I also had to know when to turn it off for the sake of my mental health. The images (which I’m choosing not to post here) of this government … Continue reading Maintaining Mental Health During a Negative News Cycle
Many news articles have been written, including this one in The Guardian describing how the COVID-19 pandemic poses a great threat to mental health. These articles are asserting that many psychiatrists believe the mental health impact of this pandemic will be felt for years after it ends. Photo by Anna Shvets for Pexels Now that … Continue reading Give Mental Health Doctors a Shot
2020 was probably the most anxiety triggering year people like me have felt in a long time. There were so many unknowns throughout this year, and I’ve shared my own experience with job loss and quarantining. (Please wear your mask!) At the end of it all, I’ve learned 5 important life lessons in finance, health and … Continue reading 5 Life Lessons From 2020