The Self-Care Five: Journaling

  I am writing a series of posts here about some of the hallmark things that help my mental health. They include: sleep, fitness, nutrition, meditation, and journaling. I’ll begin with journaling. When I first was diagnosed bipolar, I kept mood charts and longer journals. The mood charts were the kind you can order fromContinue reading “The Self-Care Five: Journaling”

Yourself, Your Baby

I attended the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Connecticut state conference last week. I took workshops on infant mental health and geriatric mental health. What is infant and early childhood mental health? It’s all about creating a secure foundation for children to have positive relationships, self-confidence, and the ability to meet change and challengesContinue reading “Yourself, Your Baby”