As most would know Game of Thrones is back! If you haven't seen Game of Thrones or are behind on the episodes please be advised---spoilers ahead! Everyone is engaged in the war for Westeros and the fight for the throne. If you are a fan you know the crazy events that have occurred in the… Continue reading Game of Psychological Profiles
As we enter Wednesday I thought I'd post a simple bit about the differences in mental health professionals. Some people who have an illness may know this already, but let's make this mostly for those new to the field. I'll make it fun for those reading this with a true or false challenge. True or… Continue reading What’s the Diff?
If you've ever seen a therapist or read a self-help book I'm sure you've heard of self-care. Maybe you heard and thought, "Sure, like I have the time to sit and read a book. Why do I really need to do this? It's a waste of time!". That's the American Go-Get-Em attitude. Meanwhile your stress… Continue reading Treat Yo’ Self!
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) is bringing awareness this month to the growing issue of Sexual Assault in the United States. On 4/4/19 college campuses and high schools will be spreading awareness for RAINN Day. Go to RAINN's site to find more about what you can do to spread awareness or donate toward… Continue reading April is Sexual Assault and Awareness Month
Depression and Anxiety I'll start my first post out by talking about something I know quite a bit about, depression and anxiety. It's not like I'm the only one who experiences it. In fact the ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America) states that over 322 million people worldwide suffer from depression alone, while 275… Continue reading Starting Out Light
I learned that my sadness never destroyed what was great about me. You just have to go back to that greatness, find that one little light that’s left. I’m lucky I found one little glimmer stored away. --Lady Gaga Welcome to Within the Sand, a blog space bringing attention to mental health issues, education, coping skills,… Continue reading Mental Illness Doesn’t Hide in the Sand