Tag: mental illness

Unprecedented Times Call for Precedented Measures

It’s time to press into, not move away from, our healthier routines

The Story that Carries Me Through Depression

The foundation that I need to endure the nothingness that accompanies depression.

The Greatest Lie I Ever Believed

The lie that keeps you down

Non-Negotiable #3: Diet or Die

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. I didn’t even graduate cooking school. Everything I’m sharing here is based on personal experience and not meant to serve as medical advice. Also, if you hate people who talk about the ketogenic diet, please stop reading. I…

Don’t Assume You Know Why Someone is Depressed

There’s often no easily apparent cause and without it, we’re at a loss as to the solution. That’s okay.

Non-Negotiable #2: Rest or Regret It

This is the second in a series of posts. You don’t have to read them in order, or at all, but I recommend checking out the first post for a little more context on “non-negotiables” I can remember an incredibly busy season where I’d…

5 Things You’re Saying to People with Mental Illness Vs. What They’re Actually Hearing

We’re in the earliest stages of a new world for people living with a mental illness. Slowly, the topic is becoming less taboo and people are opening up about invisible illness in a way that reduces stigma and increases understanding. As such, you’re likely…

Non-Negotiable #1: Engage or Expire

My list of things I’m committed to doing without fail for continued growth and health

The Church is Uninformed When It Comes to Mental Illness, and Why That’s Insane.

The church is standing on the front lines of a mental health crisis and has no idea what it’s doing.

Stop Judging Your Progress in Days

In order to view bad days rightly we need to see them in the context of an overwhelmingly positive narrative.