I don’t exercise for my mental health. I’m only able to exercise because I take care of my mental health. But I do find that exercising is great for practicing skills I can apply with mental health. Right now at the gym I go to we’re doing an Assault Bike tournament–first to 30 calories, best […]

In this inspiring TedX Talk, psychologist, professor, and researcher, Steven Hayes, who developed Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), shares about his personal experience with panic attacks and learning how to find purpose and love inside of pain:

Panic attacks are a totally normal challenge to deal with on the journey of recovery out of many mental illnesses. But they often become an experience we try to avoid, which only makes the illness worse and brings even more panic attacks and even worse ones into our lives. In this video, I share an […]

If you want to take care of your mental health, not getting enough sleep is a terrible idea. Whether it’s a few┬ánights of trying to get by on less sleep than usual, or you’re pulling an all-nighter, choosing to not get enough sleep is choosing to make your mental health worse and choosing to experience […]