Mental Health Tips

August 15, 2016

  • Stop work tasks and responding to work emails after 8pm (at the latest).

August 16, 2016

  • Get outside and take a walk

August 17, 2016

  • Affirm yourself for something today

August 18, 2016

  • Slow down

August 19, 2016

  • Have an authentic conversation with a friend

August 22, 2016

  • Do something you enjoy for 30 minutes today

August 23, 2016

  • Trust your instincts

August 24, 2016

  • Ask for help

August 25, 2016

  • Find a flower and spend some time admiring it

August 26, 2016

  • Give someone a compliment

August 29, 2016

  • Stand up for something you believe in

August 30, 2016

  • Be kind to yourself

August 31, 2016

  • Make wise dating choices

September 1, 2016

  • Say no to something you don’t want to do

September 2, 2016

  • Observe your thoughts and let go of the unhelpful ones

September 6, 2016

  • Find something you appreciate about your job (even if you don’t like it very much)

September 7, 2016

  • Reach out to someone you haven’t talked to in a while

September 8, 2016

  • Embrace your quirks

September 9, 2016

  • Say yes to something you want to do

September 12, 2016

  • Look for reasons to laugh

September 13, 2016

  • Go to bed early enough to get 8 hours of sleep tonight

September 14, 2016

  • Speak up for yourself

September 15, 2016

  • Let go of the grudge

September 16, 2016

  • Treat yourself

September 19, 2016

  • Learn something new

September 20, 2016

  • Take things one step at a time

September 21, 2016

  • Know that you are enough

September 22, 2016

  • Know that you are enough

September 23, 2016

  • Let yourself cry

September 26, 2016

  • Say what you mean

September 27, 2016

  • Take a real lunch break

September 28, 2016

  • Be confident in your vision (inspired by Issa Rae)

September 29, 2016

  • Don’t take yourself so seriously

September 30, 2016

  • Listen without coming up with a response

October 3, 2016

  • Make time for regular exercise

October 4, 2016

  • Remember that hard days/months/seasons don’t last forever

October 5, 2016

  • Don’t take it personally

October 6, 2016

  • Spend time with friends

October 7, 2016

  • Take a break

October 10, 2016

  • Spend 5 minutes (or more) in silence paying attention to your breath (i.e. meditate)

October 11, 2016

  • Check in with yourself about how you’re doing

October 12, 2016

  • Create space for yourself in your life

October 13, 2016

  • Do something you’ve been putting off

October 14, 2016

  • Step back to gain perspective

October 17, 2016

  • Take deep breaths when you feel angry

October 18, 2016

  • If you are a survivor of sexual violence, know it was not your fault

October 19, 2016

  • Take a sick day when you’re sick

October 20, 2016

  • Spend time alone without being on social media

October 21, 2016

  • Make time for fun!

October 24, 2016

  • Own your decisions

October 25, 2016

  • Acknowledge your accomplishments

October 26, 2016

  • Be curious

October 27, 2016

  • Own and assert your needs

October 28, 2016

  • Actively relax any tension in your body

October 31, 2016

  • Eat something that’s good for your body

November 1, 2016

  • Acknowledge your childhood wounds

November 2, 2016

  • Give yourself a break

November 3, 2016

  • Celebrate your victories

November 4, 2016

  • Watch your alcohol consumption

November 7, 2016

  • Make your voice heard

November 8, 2016

  • Find joy

November 9, 2016

  • Keep breathing and put one foot in front of the other

November 10, 2016

  • Accept and allow whatever emotions you are experiencing

November 14, 2016

  • Reaffirm your rights

November 15, 2016

  • Hold on to your humanity

November 16, 2016

  • Connect with people you love

November 17, 2016

  • Reconnect to your values

November 18, 2016

  • Do something nice for someone

November 21, 2016

  • Show up

November 22, 2016

  • Actively cultivate gratitude

November 23, 2016

  • Slow down

November 24, 2016

  • Show your appreciation

November 28, 2016

  • Apologize for something you did wrong

November 29, 2016

  • Be generous

November 30, 2016

  • Protect your relationship

December 1, 2016

  • Address relationship problems when they arise

December 2, 2016

  • Spend time reflecting on your life and experiences

December 5, 2016

  • Set realistic expectations

December 6, 3016

  • Know your triggers

December 7, 2016

  • Reflect on your contribution to interpersonal conflict

December 8, 2016

  • Remember that you are not defined by the things you have (or don’t have)

December 9, 2016

  • Let go of perfectionism

December 13, 2016

  • Don’t believe everything you think

December 14, 2016

  • Prioritize something that’s important to you

December 15, 2016

  • Step back and take a broader perspective

December 16, 2016

  • If you’re feeling depressed or overwhelmed, focus on getting through the day one minute at a time

December 19, 2016

  • Listen to soothing music

December 20, 2016

  • Learn from your mistakes

December 21, 2016

  • Create a holiday tradition that feels right for you

December 23, 2016

  • Rest

December 24, 2016

  • Be in the present moment

December 26, 2016

  • Show love to someone

December 27, 2016

  • Take stock of the last year

December 29, 2016

  • Identify something you’re grateful for

January 3, 2017

  • Live life fully

January 4, 2017

  • Accept how you are feeling in this moment

January 5, 2017

  •  Get a full night’s sleep before making big decisions

January 6, 2017

  • Remember that true fulfillment comes from within

January 9th, 2017

  • Don’t let yourself be diminished by other people’s opinions of you

January 19th, 2017

  • Be your own hero

January 11th, 2017

  • Advocate for yourself

January 12th, 2017

  • Take some personal time

January 13, 2017

  • Be you

January 17, 2017

  • Push yourself gently

January 18, 2017

  • Check your assumptions

January 19, 2017

  • Know your personal cycles

January 20, 2017

  • Breathe through the pain

January 23, 2017

  • Let go of self-judgment

January 24, 2017

  • Manage your time wisely

January 25, 2017

  • Look beyond your struggles

January 26, 2017

  • Set healthy boundaries

January 27, 2017

  • Forgive yourself

January 30, 2017

  • Do what you can

January 31, 2017

  • Identify  your values

February 1, 2017

  • Celebrate your culture

February 2, 2017

  • Get lost in a good song

February 3, 2017

  • Take responsibility for your actions

February 6, 2017

  • Get comfortable being yourself

February 7, 2017

  • Love yourself unconditionally

February 8, 2017

  • Tell someone how you’re feeling

February 9, 2017

  • Acknowledge the good and the bad

February 10, 2017

  • Remember that you don’t have to have everything figured out right now

February 13, 2017

  • Be your own valentine

February 14, 2017

  • Engage in healthy communication

February 15, 2017

  • Expand your idea of success

February 16, 2017

  • Try not to let your anxiety keep you from doing things. Feel the anxiety and do it anyway

February 17, 2017

  • Pay attention to your experience

February 20, 2017

  • Use feedback to help you grow

February 21, 2017

  • Don’t let your fantasies about the future keep you from enjoying the present

February 22, 2017

  • Remember that learning something new often involves feeling confused

February 23, 2017

  • Try not to focus on the worst case scenario

February 24, 2017

  • Remember that you are not alone in your suffering

February 27, 2017

  • Figure out what’s right for you

February 28, 2017

  • Try not to take your irritability out on other people

March 1, 2017

  • Make space for whatever comes

March 2, 2017

  • Let yourself be a full human

March 3, 2017

  • Remember that your worth is not dependent on your accomplishments

March 6, 2017

  • Don’t over-schedule yourself

March 7, 2017

  • Ground yourself in your body

March 8, 2017

  • Embrace your womanhood

March 9, 2017

  • Set aside time to think through things that are bothering you instead of worrying

March 10, 2017

  • Be honest about what you need

March 13, 2017

  • Let yourself learn from others

March 14, 2017

  • Remember that you are not broken

March 15, 2017

  • Tell someone what you appreciate about them

March 16, 2017

  • Don’t struggle against life

March 17, 2017

  • Don’t argue over text

March 20, 2017

  • Increase your non-judgmental self-awareness

March 21, 2017

  • Cut back when you’re feeling overwhelmed

March 22, 2017

  • Recognize your addictive tendencies (may not be related to drugs, alcohol, or food)

March 23, 2017

  • Identify the strength in your weakness and the weakness in your strength

March 24, 2017

  • Spend time in nature

March 27, 2017

  • Ask big questions without answers

March 28, 2017

  • Acknowledge the child within you

March 29, 2017

  • Accept the love that people give you

March 30, 2017

  • Be willing to be wrong

March 31, 2017

  • Do something relaxing

April 3, 2017

  • Try a new strategy

April 4, 2017

  • Be there for yourself

April 5, 2017

  • Find beauty in your struggle

April 6, 3017

  • Identify your priorities

April 10, 2017

  • Value yourself

April 11, 2017

  • Spend less time blaming others

April 12, 2017

  • Don’t compare the outside of other people’s lives to the inside of yours

April 13, 2017

  • Prioritize your health and well being

April 14, 2017

  • Develop and internal barometer for what you’re proud of

April 17, 2017

  • Think before you act

April 18, 2017

  • Cultivate a spirit of generosity

April 19, 2017

  • Don’t fantasize about the perfect partner

April 20, 2017

  • Allow yourself to mourn your losses

April 21, 2017

  • Tell your story

April 24, 2017

  • Remember that it’s okay for people to disagree with you

April 25, 2017

  • Seek wise counsel

April 26, 2017

  • Grow from hard experiences

April 27, 2017

  • Nourish yourself

April 28, 2017

  • Share your wisdom with others

May 1, 2017

  • Be intentional

May 2, 2017

  • Increase balance in your life

May 3, 2017

  • Try to understand other people’s perspectives

May 4, 2017

  • Live out your values

May 8, 2017

  • Let yourself relax

May 9, 2017

  • Pay more attention to what you love than what you’re afraid of

May 10, 2017

  • Don’t try to fill an internal void with external things

May 11, 2017

  • Take restorative breaks to prevent burnout

May 12, 2017

  •  Remember that vulnerability is necessary for intimacy

May 15, 2017

  • If you have trouble falling asleep at night try doing a Body Scan for Sleep

May 16, 2017

  • Connect your passions to the world’s problems

May 17, 2017

  • If you’re having trouble letting go of thoughts write them down

May 18, 2017

  • Identify small things that help you feel calm

May 19, 2017

  • Be still

May 22, 2017

  • Reflect on how far you’ve come

May 23, 2017

  • When you have a difficult emotion pay attention to the physical sensations you’re experiencing

May 24, 2017

  • Remember that courage involves feeling fear and doing what’s important anyway

May 25, 2017

  • Stretch gently to release tension

May 26, 2017

  • Try to do one thing at a time instead of multitasking

May 30, 2017

  • Acknowledge when you feel burned out

May 31, 2017

  • Connect to something bigger than yourself

June 1, 2017

  • Limit the time you spend on social media

June 2, 2017

  • Eat foods that are good for you

June 5, 2016

  • Identify things you enjoy doing alone

June 6, 2017

  • Celebrate yourself!

June 7, 2017

  • Know that other people’s discriminatory views are a reflection of them, not you

June 9, 2017

  • Honor your journey

June 12, 2017

  • Listen to your body

June 13, 2017

  • Remember that uncertainty comes with limitless possibilities

June 14, 2017

  • Let yourself shine

June 15, 2017

  • Confide in someone you trust

June 16, 2017

  • Calmly address a concern you have with someone before it boils over

June 19, 2017

  • Take a real vacation (don’t respond to work emails or calls)

July 10, 2017

  • Let yourself soak in wonderful experiences

July 11, 2017

  • Treat yourself to a nice meal

July 12, 2017

  • Know that you’re not the only one struggling

July 13, 2017

  • If you worry a lot and have trouble sleeping set aside a “worry time” an hour or so before bed where you write down or think about everything your concerned about

July 14, 2017

  • Try a different strategy

July 17, 2017

  • Tell someone you trust about an emotional burden you’ve been carrying

July 18, 2017

  • Take a restorative vacation

July 19, 2017

  • Try to acknowledge your impulses without following them

July 20, 2017

  • Reflect on what gives life meaning for you

July 21, 2017

  • Say yes to life

July 24, 2017

  • Look for kindness in the world

July 25, 2017

  • Comfort yourself

July 26, 2017

  • Notice when you feel truly happy

July 27, 2017

  • Go to therapy

July 28, 2017

  • Cultivate supportive relationships

July 31, 2017

  • Remember that life is not a zero sum game

August 1, 2017

  •  Take time to let yourself be

August 2, 2017

  • Reflect on the identities that are important to you

August 3, 2017

  • Let yourself feel deeply

August 4, 2017

  • Celebrate the successes of others

August 7, 2017

  • If you’re feeling depressed or sluggish try doing some light exercise or moving your body in some way

August 8, 2017

  • Invest in your health and well-being

August 9, 2017

  • Stay off of social media when you’re feeling sad

August 10, 2017

  • Open your heart

August 11, 2017

  • Notice the stories your mind tells you

August 14, 2017

  • Turn to loved ones for emotional support

August 16, 2017

  • Acknowledge your anger and outrage and express it constructively

August 17, 2017

  • Draw on the strength and courage of your ancestors

August 18, 2017

  • Cultivate a loving relationship with yourself

August 21, 2017

  • Honor the seasons and cycles of life

August 22, 2017

  • Check in with yourself to identify how you are feeling

August 23, 2017

  • Give yourself and others grace

August 24, 2017

  • Do some gentle yoga when you’re feeling stressed

August 25, 2017

  • Acknowledge any trauma you have experienced

August 28, 2017

  • Break your goals down into small steps

August 29, 2017

  • If you notice yourself judging other people, pause and reflect on how you’re feeling about yourself

August 30, 2017

  • If you’re feeling overwhelmed, ground yourself by noticing what you can see, hear, and physically feel

August 31, 2017

  • Acknowledge what you’ve learned

September 1, 2017

  • Cultivate connection in your life

September 5, 2017

  • Don’t base your happiness on something you hope will happen in the future. Look for it in the present

September 6, 2017

  • Try not to let painful experiences harden your heart

September 7, 2017

  • Do something special for yourself

September 8, 2017

  • Remember what helped you get through difficult times in the past

September 11, 2017

  • Let yourself be vulnerable with people you trust

     

September 12, 2017

  • Show gratitude to your body for carrying you

September 13, 2017

  • Remember that life is not just about doing, it is also about being

September 14, 2017

  • Manage your relationship anxiety to have healthy relationships

September 15, 2017

  • Remember that it is okay not to know everything

September 18, 2017

  • Laugh at the ridiculous moments in life

September 19, 2017

  • Do the best you can with what you’ve got

September 20, 2017

  • Be proactive about taking care of your mental health

September 21, 2017

  • Do the hard thing you’ve been avoiding but know you need to do

September 22, 2017

  • Savor your experiences

September 25, 2017

  • Be yourself

September 26, 2017

  • Focus on moving towards what you love rather than away from the things that you fear

September 27, 2017

  • Acknowledge the work you’ve done that’s gotten you this far

September 28, 2017

  • Know that if you suppress your emotions they will manifest in an unhealthy way

September 29, 2017

  • Accept yourself, it is the best foundation for growth

October 2, 2017

  • Even when it’s difficult, try to remember the goodness in humanity

October 3, 2017

  • One key to moving forward after a break up is accepting that the relationship is over

October 4, 2017

  • Tell someone you trust about any shame you are experiencing

October 5, 2017

  • Breathe through your frustration and wait until you’re calmer to act

October 6, 2017

  • Go for a walk without your phone

October 9, 2017

  • Don’t apologize for your presence

October 10, 2017

  • Own your strengths

October 11, 2017

  • Remember that learning and growing is a process that takes time

October 12, 2017

  • Take time to pause when you feel happy

October 13, 2017

  • Stop worrying about what other people think

October 16, 2017

  • Know that any sexual harassment, abuse, or assault you have experienced is not your fault

October 17, 2017

  • Create routines that make your life easier

October 18, 2017

  • Create quiet spaces in your life

October 19, 2017

  • Be an active participant in your life

October 20, 2017

  • Remember that trouble doesn’t last always; hard times pass eventually

October 23, 2017

  • Learn how to stay woke and be happy

October 24, 2017

  • Reflect to distinguish unhelpful thoughts from internal wisdom

October 25, 2017

  • Accept help from others

October 26, 2017

  • Make amends

October 27, 2017

  • Set intentions for how you want to engage in your life.

October 30, 2017

  • Have authentic conversations with your friends

October 31, 2017

  • Remember that change takes time

November 1, 2017

  • Talk through or write out your thoughts to gain clarity

November 2, 2017

  • “The boundary of what we can accept in ourselves in the boundary of our freedom.” – Zen Patriarch

November 3, 2017

  • Identify the role you’re playing in maintaining your unhappiness.

November 6, 2017

  • Acknowledge your past experiences without letting them dictate your future

November 7, 2017

  • Do something to care for yourself today

November 8, 2017

  • Be open to new experiences

November 9, 2017

  • Engage in kind accountability with yourself

November 10, 2017

  • Take things one day at a time

November 13, 2017

  • Don’t count yourself out

November 14, 2017

  • Watch the language you use with yourself

November 15, 2017

  • Think of yourself as the sky and your emotions as storms in the sky. Remember that storms can never harm the sky and the sky is always big enough to hold the storms.

November 16, 2017

  • Acknowledge the choices you have

November 17, 2017

  • Be here now

November 20, 2017

  • Take time to relax and wind down at the end of the day

November 21, 2017

  • Love your body

November 22, 2017

  • Watch out for the mental traps your mind sets for you

November 23, 2017

  • Practice gratitude even when you don’t have what you want

November 24, 2017

  • Manage your money wisely

November 27, 2017

  • Don’t abandon yourself in times of trouble

November 28, 2017

  • Lower the pressure you put on yourself

November 29, 2017

  • Pay attention to signs that you’re beginning to feel overwhelmed and take time out to care for yourself

November 30, 2017

  • Remember that if you’ve gotten through hard things before you can get through hard things now

December 1, 2017

  • Listen to your intuition

December 4, 2017

  • Take care of your body

December 5, 2017

  • Thoughtfully identify your areas for growth

December 6, 2017

  • Let hard experiences connect you to other people and our common humanity

December 7, 2017

  • Accept the past in order to move forward

December 8, 2017

  • Follow your values, not your anxieties

December 11, 2017

  • Reassure yourself

December 12, 2017

  • Create spaces of peace in your life

December 13, 2017

  • Choose your battles wisely

December 14, 2017

  • Take responsibility for yourself and your actions

December 15, 2017

  • Identify which family patterns you want to continue and which cycles you want to break

December 18, 2017

  • Listen to music to soothe your soul

December 19, 2017

  • Set boundaries to prevent resentment

December 20, 2017

  • Don’t make yourself into a martyr

December 21, 2017

  • Really take time off

December 22, 2017

  • Be thankful for what you have

December 26, 2017

  • Don’t apologize for who you are

December 27, 2017

  • Spend quality time with people who are important to you

December 28, 2017

  • Reflect on what you’ve learned this year

December 29, 2017

  • Celebrate the fact that you’re “still standing”

January 2, 2018

  • Create an action plan for your goals

January 3, 2018

  • Get a (consensual) hug from someone

January 4, 2018

  • Remember that lots of people love and care about

January 5, 2018

  • Be your own protector

January 8, 2018

  • Identify what’s important to you

January 9, 2018

  • Don’t isolate yourself when you’re having a hard time

January 10, 2018

  • Don’t play it small

January 11, 2018

  • Don’t make decisions about your life based on what other people may think

     

     

January 12, 2018

  • Embrace your life

January 16, 2018

  • Tell someone what you’re going through

January 17, 2018

  • Spend less time focusing on what you regret and more time thinking about how you want to move forward

January 18, 2018

  • Watch your drinking

January 19, 2018

  • Be careful not to mentally turn your romantic partner into your enemy

January 22, 2018

  • Find a type of exercise that you enjoy and make it a regular part of your life

January 23, 2018

  • Take time to reflect before agreeing to new commitments

January 24, 2018

  • Don’t let your desires for the future prevent you from living fully now

January 25, 2018

  • Create a bedtime routine to improve your sleep

January 26, 2018

  • Identify things that help you to feel better

January 29, 2018

  • Identify things about yourself that you find beautiful

January 30, 2018

  • Spend time soaking up the wisdom of people who are older than you

January 31, 2018

  • Remind yourself that you are good enough

February 1, 2018

  • Consider how your family experiences influence your current relationships

February 2, 2018

  • Take pride in your heritage

February 5, 2018

  • Sing a love song to yourself

February 6, 2018

  • Know that getting in touch with your emotional hurting is necessary for healing

February 7, 2018

  • Share your story

February 8, 2018

  • Consider how you want your life to honor those you’ve lost

February 9, 2018

  • Accept support when it’s offered

February 12, 2018

  • Reflect on what you’re grateful for when you’re feeling frustrated by life

February 13, 2018

  • Thank yourself for all you’ve done for yourself

February 14, 2018

  • Do something loving for yourself today

February 15, 2018

  • When you’re grieving, give yourself space to feel the pain

February 16, 2018

  • Go see Black Panther, it will give you life

February 19, 2018

  • Cultivate a strong racial identity

February 20, 2018

  • Remember that you have agency in your life

February 21, 2018

  • Know that going to therapy takes courage

February 22, 2018

  • Do what feels right for you

February 23, 2018

  • Reflect on the things you’re grateful for at the end of each day

February 26, 2018

  • Take the space and time that you need

February 27, 2018

  • Hold on to your faith in love

February 28, 2018

  • Listen to your internal voice

March 1, 2018

  • Increase your awareness of how you feel

March 2, 2018

  • Work to forgive people who have hurt you in the past so that you can move forward with your life

March 5, 2018

  • Create boundaries between your work and personal life

March 6, 2018

  • Reflect on what is motivating your behavior

March 7, 2018

  • Encourage yourself

March 8, 2018

  • Honor the women in your life and your feminine qualities

March 9, 2018

  • Remember that today’s mistakes lead to tomorrow’s wisdom

March 12, 2018

  • Acknowledge your feelings of disappointment when things don’t go as you hoped

March 13, 2018

  • Reflect on the things you love about your life

March 14, 2018

  • Center yourself in your body by noticing your physical sensations

March 15, 2018

  • Encourage someone else

March 23, 2018

  • Take yourself on a nice date

March 26, 2018

  • Remember that you deserve your attention

March 27, 2018

  • Don’t let negative moments ruin your entire experience

March 28, 2018

  • Slow down so you can think clearly

March 29, 2018

  • Feel the aliveness in your body

March 30, 2018

  • Let yourself soak in positive feedback and affirmation from others

April 2, 2018

  • Look for goodness in the world

April 3, 2018

  • Spend time on things that matter to you

April 4, 2018

  • Let yourself be happy

April 5, 2018

  • Open up to people you trust

April 6, 2018

  • Don’t do work or answer work emails when you’re on vacation

April 9, 2018

  • If you’re feeling overwhelmed multitask less and focus on doing one thing at a time

April 10, 2018

  • Comfort yourself like you would a beloved child

April 11, 2018

  • Know that if you suppress your negative emotions you also limit your experience of positive emotions

April 12, 2018

  • Be kind to yourself when you’re having a hard time

April 13, 2018

  • Learn to roll with the punches

April 16, 2018

  • Take a nuanced view, very few things are all good or all bad

April 17, 2018

  • Know that you can be self-aware without being self-critical

April 18, 2018

  • Embrace your sexuality

April 19, 2018

  • Stop over-functioning for other people; step back so they can step up

April 20, 2018

  • Stop trying to satisfy deep longings with surface-level desires

April 23, 2018

  • Think about how you want to engage in the journey of your life not just the destinations you hope to reach

April 24, 2018

  • Let other people pour into you

April 25, 2018

  • Let go of trying to control everything

April 26, 2018

  • Trust yourself

April 27, 2018

  • Acknowledge your growth

April 30, 2018

  • Own how you feel to avoid passive aggressive communication

May 2, 2018

  • Allow yourself to be where you are today

May 3, 2018

  • Prioritize your mental health

May 4, 2018

  • Pay attention to how what you eat and drink affects your mental health over time

May 7, 2018

  • See if you can allow your knowledge that everything changes to help you savor beautiful experiences and relax during difficult moments

May 8, 2018

  • Take a lesson from the flowers and grow through the hard, dirty, and cold parts of life so that you can show your beauty to the world

May 9, 2018

  • Create a morning routine that sets you up well for the day

May 10, 2018

  • Find ways to nourish your spirit (e.g. music, nature, spiritual practices, deep conversation)

May 11, 2018

  • Schedule free time for yourself

May 14, 2018

  • Let yourself be who you are

May 15, 2018

  • Let yourself be inspired by the accomplishments of others

May 16, 2018

  • Work to empower others instead of trying to save them

May 17, 2018

  • Don’t take everything so seriously

May 18, 2018

  • Let go of what you think could’ve or should’ve happened and focus on what you can do now

May 21, 2018

  • Reflect on what you want people to say about you at your funeral and use that as a guide for how to live your life

May 22, 2018

  • Remember that just because something feels hopeless that does not mean it is hopeless

May 23, 2018

  • Think about what it looks like for you to love yourself well and do that

May 24, 2018

  • Do you

May 25, 2018

  • Grow up your emotional survival strategies

May 29, 2018

  • Become aware of the thoughts that make you feel worse

May 30, 2018

  • Reflect on the things you love about yourself

May 31, 2018

  • Cultivate unconditional self-worth

June 4, 2018

  • Don’t let your fear lead you

June 5, 2018

  • People can be disappointing, try not to take it personally

June 6, 2018

  • Love well

June 7, 2018

  • Create healthy daily routines

June 8, 2018

  • Get familiar with your thought patterns

June 12, 2018

  • Go for it!

June 13, 2018

  • You may be stuck but you’re not broken

June 14, 2018

  • Identify your hidden motivations

June 15, 2018

  • Assert yourself

June 18, 2018

  • Let go of needing everyone to like you

June 19, 2018

  • Engage actively in your life

June 20, 2018

  • Know that sometimes things don’t work out but that does not mean you failed

June 21, 2018

  • Stop invalidating your thoughts and feelings

June 22, 2018

  • Be bold

June 25, 2018

  • “You are a born maker and we need what you can bring to us because you are the only one who can bring it.” – Brene Brown (on Episode 12 of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Magic Lessons podcast)

June 26, 2018

  • Apply the wisdom of no arrival to your life

June 27, 2018

  • Share your gifts and talents with the world

Jun 28, 2018

  • Offer care and comfort to your emotions instead of ruminating about them

June 29, 2018

  • Don’t let fear of making the wrong choice keep you from making important decisions

July 2, 2018

  • Focus on your strengths instead of comparing yourself to others

July 3, 2018

  • Remember that loving yourself is radical when you receive messages from society that you are unworthy or unlovable

July 5, 2018

  • Be patient with yourself

July 6, 2018

  • Know that hard times aren’t permanent even though it may feel that way

July 9, 2018

  • Be honest with yourself

     

July 10, 2018

  • Give yourself time to reflect on what you really want in life

July 11, 2018

  • Give yourself the love and attention you’ve been longing for

July 12, 2018

  • Take it easy when you’re not feeling well

July 13, 2018

  • Bless the world with your gifts

July 16, 2018

  • Give yourself space and time to health from trauma

July 17, 2018

  • Respect yourself

July 18, 2018

  • Know that the discomfort you experience when making changes is normal

July 19, 2018

  • When things in your life upset you reflect on whether they are really important and if not, try to let it go

July 20, 2018

  • Become aware of the mental traps your mind sets for you

July 23, 2018

  • Let other people be there for you

July 24, 2018

  • Learn from everything and everyone that you can

July 25, 2018

  • Own your power

July 26, 2018

  • When things don’t go as planned see if you can let your plans go and accept what is happening

July 27, 2018

  • Create time for quiet reflection

July 30, 2018

  • Cultivate your ability to pay attention

August 1, 2018

  • If you’re not feeling well physically or emotionally consider how your daily habits might be at play (e.g. not eating enough, over-eating, not sleeping enough, not exercising, drinking too much alcohol or caffeine).

August 2, 2018

  • Prepare yourself emotionally for what you want in life

August 3, 2018

  • Life includes both joys and sorrows and experiencing pain and difficulty does not mean you’re doing life wrong; learn to embrace all of it

August 6, 2018

  • Identify healthy coping strategies

August 7, 2018

  • Spend quality time with people who know you well

August 8, 2018

  • Mental Health Tip of the Day: Do something that brings you joy today

August 9, 2018

  • Take a break from watching/reading/listening to the news for a day or two

August 10, 2018

  • Connect to something larger than yourself

August 13, 2018

  • Be open to life’s surprises

August 14, 2018

  • Find your people

August 15, 2018

  • When you get caught up in complaining take time to reflect on what’s really bothering you

August 16, 2018

  • Share your opinions honestly and constructively

August 17, 2018

  • Stay connected to why you’re doing what you’re doing

August 20, 2018

  • Don’t expect people to read your mind

August 21, 2018

  • Look at the bigger picture

August 22, 2018

  • Don’t let your mind make everything into a problem

August 23, 2018

  • Create healthy processes because how you engage in the process will affect the outcome

August 24, 2018

  • Remember those that came before you

August 27, 2018

  • People will throw tantrums when you set new boundaries, set them anyway

August 28, 2018

  • If you are feeling overwhelmed by your finances make an honest budget and a realistic plan for how to get things in order

August 29, 2018

  • Don’t let your mind keep you for doing what is good for you

August 30, 2018

  • Show up for your life

August 31, 2018

  • If you find yourself over-using drugs and alcohol consider what you may be trying to avoid in your life

September 4, 2018

  •  If you are more introverted and need energy take a break and have some quiet time alone; if you are more extroverted take a break and talk to someone

September 5, 2018

  • Remember that the success of others does not take away from your success

September 6, 2018

  • Consider what you would like said in your eulogy and use that as a guide for your life

September 7, 2018

  • Don’t evaluate every individual moment of your life give yourself space to take a step back and identify trends and patterns

September 10, 2018

  • Know that cultivating intimacy with yourself and your experiences is necessary to have emotional intimacy with another person

September 11, 2018

  • Live your best life from the inside out

September 12, 2018

  • Say no to things you don’t want to do so that you can say yes to yourself

September 13, 2018

  • Know that the world is more beautiful when you are fully yourself

September 14, 2018

  • Let go of the stories you have about yourself that keep you stuck

September 17, 2018

  • Be kind and firm with yourself when you’re working to accomplish something

September 18, 2018

  • Know that most of the annoying, frustrating, and disappointing things people do are not about you

September 19, 2018

  • Stop trying to change other people

September 20, 2018

  • Know that you have to acknowledge a problem before you can address it

September 21, 2018

  • Let go of things that no longer serve you

September 24, 2018

  • Pause and take a breath before you send that angry email/text

September 25, 2018

  • Create space between yourself and your thoughts

September 26, 2018

  • Stop should-ing yourself

September 27, 2018

  • Remember to validate your own experiences, don’t rely on others to validate what you’ve been through

September 28, 2018

  • Tell someone you appreciate how grateful you are for them (be specific)

October 1, 2018

  • Notice if you’re judging other people in an attempt to make yourself feel better and try a different strategy

October 2, 2018

  • Let go of thinking your responsible for how other people feel

October 3, 2018

  • Allow yourself to feel the pain of injustice

October 4, 2018

  • Know that sometimes there is no one “right” answer or choice

October 5, 2018

  • Find and create spaces where you can be the fullest expression of yourself

October 8, 2018

  • Let go of self-limiting beliefs

October 9, 2018

  • Don’t let fear overwhelm your desires

October 10, 2018

  • Practice letting go

October 11, 2018

  • Don’t scroll through your phone at night when you’re trying to fall asleep

October 12, 2018

  • If you know you’re going to have a busy or hectic day take extra time to center yourself in the morning

October 15, 2018

  • Let yourself be impressed by other people without comparing yourself to them

October 16, 2018

  • Know that if you try to change yourself to gain acceptance you will never feel like you belong and the acceptance you long for will only come from you being yourself

October 17, 2018

  • Know that you will find what you look for in people and the world around you; if you look for negativity, you will find it, if you look for love, you will find it.

October 18, 2018

  • Acknowledge mistakes you’ve made without shaming yourself and identify how you want to move forward

October 19, 2018

  • Do something that’s just for you this weekend

October 22, 2018

  • Don’t get caught up in the drama of your life

October 23, 2018

  • Lean into discomfort that helps you grow

October 24, 2018

  • “You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” – Toni Morrison (Song of Solomon)

October 25, 2018

  • Know that just because you’ve gotten used to something doesn’t mean it’s good for you

October 26, 2018

  • Don’t run away from your pain; tend to it, care for it, and comfort it like you would a wounded child or animal

October 29, 2018

  • Find points of connection with other people

October 30, 2018

  • Take time to nourish your body

October 31, 2018

  • Try to interrupt your mental down-spirals

November 1, 2018

  • Interrogate the beauty norms and expectations that you have internalized

November 2, 2018

  • Try not to let fear get in the way of your motivation

November 5, 2018

  • If you find yourself worrying about what other people think of you reflect on and heal what you think of yourself

November 6, 2018

  • Be your own ally

November 7, 2018

  • Take time to acknowledge your feelings and then make a plan to move forward

November 8, 2018

  • Do not justify abusive behavior

November 9, 2018

  • Don’t let your phone rule your life

November 12, 2018

  • Spend time reflecting on your purpose

November 13, 2018

  • Identify and write down healthy coping strategies before you are stressed

November 16, 2018

  • Stop believing your catastrophic thoughts

 

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