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Milk Kefir- the only tutorial you need!

Milk Kefir. “???What is milk kefir?” you may be asking… Well, before we even get into that, I’d like to tell you a little story about my guts. Don’t worry. It’s not too gross. It’s actually quite tame when it comes to ‘gut’ stories. And I promise this story will be short, and yes it will tie into milk kefir. …

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Anxiety and depression tea. An easy herbal remedy you can grow!

Anxiety and depression tea, an herbal remedy you can grow! Are you looking for an EASY and CHEAP herbal method to help cope with anxiety and depression symptoms? Are you willing to (slightly) flex your green thumb? I think you’re going to be interested in this post. ūüôā I’ve found a low maintenance and low cost way to consume the …

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Why having mental disorders doesn’t define me.

I¬†have alluded to in previous posts (here and here) about personally suffering from mental disorders. Today I’m going to expand on that. It’s about to get personal and vulnerable.   Yup. I’m going there.   A while back, on Bell’s Let’s Talk day, I decided to share a picture I sketched 15 years ago; a picture and a caption regarding …

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Why you need to grow a garden.

I have suffered from and have been diagnosed with several different¬†types of mental disorders since my teen years. I am so blessed to say that with intensive therapy and at some points medication, I¬†have been¬†able to overcome a lot of those disorders. I’m not ‘cured’ by any means and still suffer from anxiety disorders¬†as well as seasonal affective disorder, otherwise …

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Practicing creativity can make you happier and healthier.

Practicing creativity can make you¬†happier and healthier. It’s true. Of course, you would expect that coming from the mouth of an artist. But it goes further than just the “art makes a person happy” trope. As far back as I can remember, I would¬†feel¬†this¬†instinctually¬†subconscious need to express myself creatively as a way¬†of feeling better mentally and emotionally. I would start …