Finding Comfort in The Gray Area of Mental Health Diagnosis

When I entered recovery and sobered up, many of the suggestions I received were to avoid getting 'diagnosed' until I had a little recovery under my belt. The general recommendation was one year. That varies from person to person. During this…

Mental Health Recovery and the Karate Kid

One of the biggest problems people have with mental health recovery is they focus on the end goal instead of on the process. When working through mental health recovery we have the tendency to focus on where we want to…

Movement and Mental Health

The health benefits of movement, exercise, and an active lifestyle are clearly understood. I’d like to call out an often overlooked or simplified idea when it comes to the mental health benefits of exercise. Yes, exercise and movement are great…