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Community & Perserverance Speaks Volumes.. ( My 5K NAMIWalk Reflection)

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If you follow me on Instagram you know that for a little over a month I was fundraising for a global mental health organization called NAMI ( National Alliance for Mental Illness). I wrote a post about it awhile ago and thought I would update you all on how it went. The overall goal was to raise $1,000, out of $1000 we  raised $455 and it is all thanks to you guys! Thank you so much to anyone who donated or even shared about the fundraiser. I know I already posted pictures and said thanks on my Instagram, but I just want you all to know how much your support in that fundraiser is going to change so many people's lives. The money you donated is going to help NAMI provide more resources, and support to help build better lives for people living with mental illness!






If you have been reading my blog for awhile you know my story already. I have struggled off and on with depression and I am pretty vocal about it at this point. I'm vocal about it because when I really struggled in mi…

Three Quick Self Care Tips For Mental Health Professionals

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I want to first say, if you are a mental health professional I salute you. Working in the mental health field is tough. That is not to say that every other field is easy, every career path comes with its own challenges. Although as someone who has been gaining experience in the field, I have seen first hand how rewarding but emotionally and mentally draining it can be. I started my job as a Mental Health worker at the beginning of this year where I work closely with clients living with schizophrenia, or have a history with substance abuse or alcoholism. It is through this job that I realized the importance of my time off and taking my two days breaks seriously.So I decided to write about three things I do to give myself a break after work.
1). Go for Morning Walks & Listen To Podcasts
 I personally struggle with fatigue and low motivation. I have come to notice that when I go for a walk in the morning with my ear phones on and listen t…

Coping With Major Life Transitions // Guest Post: Sara Divine

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One of my best friends is writing for the blog! Sara talks about her switch from university to grad school. I find her experience unique, because she is doing grad school in a  whole different state. If you ever had to make such a big transition in your life, which I am sure we all had at some point, you will definitely relate to her thoughts, frustrations and the lessons she has learned along the way!


             Hello, my name is Sara. I graduated with my bachelor’s degree from Cal State Fullerton a year ago in 2018 and moved to Denver that same summer for graduate school at the University of Denver. Currently, I am getting my master’s in higher education. I don’t want to be a professor but I want to work in student affairs whether that is advising, student life, or outreach programs. I currently work at Front Range Community College as a career advisor. I have been enjoying it so far, confirming on wanting to have a career at a community college in the future. I also love Jesus, …