Recovery is Possible!

Talk-About-It Tuesday Valerie is a passionate mental health advocate and NAMI Central Texas volunteer. Her inspirational story gives hope to others in our community as she shares her journey to recovery. Story-telling is powerful. With it we create understanding and empathy. We foster healing and hope. This is how we […]

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Ease into Monday with Meditation

Meditation Monday Guided meditation is great way to begin building a mindfulness practice. Get comfortable, close your eyes and listen. Building a daily practice of gratitude has the power to change your brain chemistry. It can reduce stress, increase optimism and lead to both better mental and physical health. It’s […]

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The Only Time You Should Bottle Up Your Emotions

TGIF Gratitude Forgetting to take time to be thankful? A Gratitude Jar can provide a simple reminder and it encourages you to share your gratitude practice with others. You’ll be amazed at how quickly your bottle fills up! Building a daily practice of gratitude has the power to change your […]

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In the Midst of Uncertainty

In the Midst of Uncertainty

Therapy Thursday Therapists are a wealth of knowledge and tips on how to manage mental health challenges. We asked a few great practitioners in our community about mental health challenges, strategies and resources. Read what one had to say… Why is my mental health harder to manage during times of anxiety? From […]

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Save a Smile Just For You 😀

Save a Smile Just For You 😀

Wisdom Wednesday If there is one daily habit to adopt this month, it’s this one. Practice having grace for yourself on the easy days so it’s routine on the difficult ones. BONUS!  Learn more about the power of smiling from Psychology Today.

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Sharing = Healing

Talk-About-It Tuesday Anna is a brave advocate for herself and mental health. As a NAMI Central Texas volunteer she shares her story about living with bipolar disorder to give hope to others in our community. Hear in her own words how she learned she can be both strong and vulnerable. […]

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Let’s breathe

Meditation Monday One of the simplest forms of meditation is simply focused and controlled breathing. Try this simple exercise called Box Breathing. Breathe in. Hold. Breathe out. Hold. Repeat. Start and end your day with this simple exercise to help you feel centered. Box Breathing is also a useful tool for managing stress […]

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Laughter is (one of) the best medicines

Sunday FundayHeart and Brain have so much to teach and learn from each other. Online comic The Awkward Yeti illustrates so accurately the push and pull that our hearts and brains lead us through. Check out more of their adventures together. Comedy and cartoons can provide an incredible avenue for authentic connection […]

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