“Check This Stuff Out!” is a monthly(ish) feature full of inspiring, beautiful and interesting things I’ve found on my wanderings around the web. I hope you enjoy.
Want to help reduce mental health stigma? “Avoid using stigmatizing language, such as “nutcase”, “lunatic”, “maniac”, “psycho”, etc” Check out 9 more tips in this awesome article.
There’s been an article circulting in a ton of the groups I participate in on Facebook. About mothers, about women, about being plus size, about self esteem. “My first reaction is shock. Who took this hideous picture of me? Self-loathing and disgust swell up and threaten to bring me to tears. Just as I am about to hit delete, my boy walks in the room….“I took that of you in Tahoe,” he says. “You looked so beautiful laying there. I couldn’t help it mom.”” Read the rest of the article here.
I love having art journals from Regina Lord pop up on my rss reader. This one is a recent fave!
I’ve thankfully not been hospitalized due to my mental illnesses at this point. But I think this post about improving hospitalizations is super important and insightful.
I haven’t been back to pole dancing since last year but I LOVE this: What is pole dancing?
“Would you like to spend a few months in the museums of Europe? Or riding camels in the Sahara?” Check out the Bottles to Backpacks e-book to help you survive any kind of travel with kids! Super fun.
You Might Have Missed This:
-I was interviewed on The Maternity Leavers Podcast last month! I talked about leaving art school and finding my way to my new business after having a baby. Check it out here.
-Need something to do this week? I triple dog dare you to try something new!
-I have new complimentary mentor sessions available! If you want to work with me before committing to a full package, this is for you. If you want to chat about what it’s like to be in therapy and on medication, come on down. If you need help finding local and online resources, book a session now!
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