When we started EVERYBODY HAS A BRAIN, our goal was to share information about mental illness and recovery to help people understand what they were dealing with and that it was possible to do something about those mental health challenges. But once you understand that you’re struggling with a mental illness and you can do something about […]

I think the biggest goal of the beginning of my day is to enjoy myself. I hate being in a rush, and when that becomes the first stress of my day, usually it takes the entire rest of the day to recover from that. So I try to separate the parts of the beginning of […]

Every Sunday I make a big pot of something delicious and healthy. I freeze half and use the other half for my lunches at work during the start of the week. This is a great technique for supporting mental health for a bunch of reasons: 1. Brains run on food. It’s impossible to have a […]

When it comes to the question of what foods I eat to get through the day, the answer is: ALL OF THE FOODS. My main goal when I’m eating is to fuel doing awesome things. That requires lots of food and lots of food preparation so I have what I need when I need it, […]