Check out NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania’s Weekly Roundup, a list of interesting blog posts, online content, and podcasts relating to mental illness and mental health, picked by our staff.
The articles and blogs included on this list do not necessarily represent the views of NAMI.
Since 2018 is right around the corner, we’re going to focus this mini-weekly roundup on the new year! Let’s make some mental health New Year’s resolutions and close the door on 2017! – Alyssa
“21 Gentle Self-Care Resolutions to Make in 2018” by Haley Quinn for The Mighty (Link)
As Haley writes in her blog post, traditional New Year’s resolutions can feel completely overwhelming to someone struggling with a mental illness or their overall mental health. This blog post lists some great self-care-focused resolutions, sourced directly from The Mighty mental health community.
“When Change is Hard” by Mental Health America (Link)
We can’t deny the fact that change is hard. Often, the road to change is not an easy path. It can be filled with setbacks and steps backward. Check out this article for some easy tips on how to move through the difficulties of making a change and support yourself.
“102 Lighter in The World” on the Meditation Minis Podcast with Chel Hamilton (Link)
This short meditation is all about creating more “lightness” in your life – letting go of physical or emotional things that have been weighing you down. I know I often struggle to let go of harmful thought patterns or things that have happened throughout the day. Giving myself permission to let go helps keep me centered. 🙂