Week Twenty-Eight

My Favorite Bit of Information From The Week: Dungeons & Dragons Dungeons & Dragons has made a huge resurgence in recent years and my partner is very much invested, as are many of my close friends. Critical Role, one of the most successful Dungeons & Dragons podcasts, just raised a record …

Week Twenty-Seven

My Favorite Bit of Information For The Week: Happiness This week is simple, I would like to share a documentary with you. I watched the documentary “Happy” A few years ago and it started a journey for me on the road to what happiness means to me. Happiness and mental …

Week Twenty-Six

My Favorite Bit of Information For The Week: Screen Time And The Brain Introduction: My phone and computer both died over the past two weeks, and when I was unable to use them, I noticed a shift in my mental health. I felt more clear and happier. Was this because …

Week Twenty-Five

My Favorite Bit of Information From The Week: Sexual Violence and Consent   Introduction: I have spoken a bit before on the topic of domestic violence, but there is always more to learn in all areas of mental health and this week I have some more that I wanted to share. I …

Week Twenty-Four

My Favorite Bit of Information From The Week: Three Lovely Bits of Interest Introduction: This week’s topic is simpler and more condensed than past weeks, it’s three lovely bits of interest because (in all honesty) I needed to share them this week for my own mental health. The intensity of the …

Week Twenty-Three

My Favorite Bit of Information From The Week: Go Green For Mental Health Introduction: As the weather has started to shift to warmer and more inhabitable temperatures – for me and my temperament anyway – my depression and anxiety have been slightly easier to keep at bay. This seems to be directly tied …

Week Twenty-Two

Hello All,  My Favorite Bit of Information From The Week: A Bit On Bi-Polar Introduction:  Bi-polar, also known as manic depression, is a term that is more commonly thrown around now a days, but not very often talked about. I have spoken of it a bit in past weeks, but I …

Week Twenty-One

Hello All,  My Favorite Bit of Information From The Week: Prisons: The Largest Mental Health Institutions In The Country Introduction:  I teach yoga in Cook Country Correctional Facility, the largest mental health clinic in the country. I’m not using hyperbole here to draw attention to my topic of the week – …

Week Twenty

Hello All,  My Favorite Bit of Information From The Week: Historical or Intergenerational Trauma Introduction:  I recently took a workshop where we discussed intergenerational (also known as transgenerational) trauma. Meaning, in very simple terms, trauma that is passed down from one generation to the next. I have been doing a lot of …

Week Nineteen

Hello All,    My Favorite Bit of Information From The Week: Mental Health and Other Drugs Introduction: If – when you read this title – a little red warning flag went off in your brain, I think you will be surprised by the content of this week, and I hope you will …