I couldn't be more delighted to introduce today's guest blogger, Jen Standing. Jen is a wellness coach and a blogger at Standing Strong Wellness. In today's post, she brings a ton of insight to the table as she shares about her personal journey with anxiety...
Life has been crazy these past few weeks, but I am finally getting around to sharing a guest post that I wrote for River-Moose-Reads back at the beginning of April! Click on “View original post” at the bottom of the box below to read the entire article. Enjoy!
5 Benefits of Writing for Mental Health
My name is Talasi Guerra and I am a mental health blogger. Let me clarify that—I am not a mental health professional. Rather, I am an average, every day person who is navigating the ins and outs of life with mental illness.
I have struggled with mental illness for most of my life. Obsessions started at a very young age, and by the time I was fourteen, I had developed an eating disorder. For the next number of years, I was tormented by depression, anxiety, and addictions, until finally, at age 21, I started to make some genuine progress towards recovery.
Since that time, nearly ten years ago, it has been an uphill battle. Fortunately, I have experienced many great successes along the way. Writing has been an essential part of my mental health recovery at every stage. And while I am so…
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Today I am honored to welcome a guest post by Sarah Poulsen, blogger at Dates and Deployments. In her post, Sarah shares the triumphant story of her journey to overcome her fear of learning how to drive. Way to go, Sarah! When most people first get their learners license, they are mostly excited and a … Continue reading Fearless Friday: Learning to Drive
It’s Fearless Friday once again, and I am slightly embarrassed that I have only posted once since the last Fearless Friday entry! Things have been crazy and busy here in Rwanda, but we are enjoying our time and I look forward to updating you some more soon! In the meantime, I am happy to welcome … Continue reading Fearless Friday: The Big Change
It’s Fearless Friday, and I am very pleased to welcome my first guest post by Addison D’Marko. Addison is a blogger at AddisonDmarko.com, and I must admit that the story of triumph she has chosen to share today hits very close to home. Being someone who struggles with a severe case of Ophidiophobia, I’m inspired … Continue reading Fearless Friday: Overcoming Ophidiophobia (The Fear of Snakes)
Looking outside this morning, it was hard to believe that I will be enjoying tropical climates in only a few days. With another huge snowfall on our hands, combined with these mild, April temperatures, the streets of Lloydminster are a total mess. I am looking forward to escaping this aspect of spring for the next … Continue reading Introducing: Fearless Fridays! (Guest Posts Wanted)