What Kind Of Boundaries Should I Be Setting?

What Kind Of Boundaries Should I Be Setting?

Setting boundaries, especially with people you love, can be a difficult thing. You must be firm in what you want and what you need. Boundaries are meant to keep you safe, happy, and healthy. Some boundaries can be negotiable. These boundaries are guidelines based on preferences. If something is non-negotiable, however, they are hard lines that cannot be crossed. These non-negotiable boundaries are usually connected to your values. They are


Self-Love In 7 Days

Self-Love In 7 Days

Self-love is essential. Many people, however, push off self-love and self-care because they just don’t have the time for it. Between work, school, families, friends, and hobbies, they just don’t have the time for self-love. They push themselves to the side in order to get all of their other responsibilities done. Although this may be somewhat understandable, it’s important to remember that you must take care of yourself, too. You


Am I Denying My Symptoms?

Am I Denying My Symptoms?

Many people who are struggling try to talk themselves out of the fact that they are suffering. They may downplay their symptoms or deny them outright. They may be embarrassed about what they are going through, thus leading them to avoid seeking help at all costs. If you find yourself associating with these things, it may be time to take ownership of your struggles. Stop denying who you are.  Stop


Anger Impacts Everything

Anger Impacts Everything

Dealing with anger can be difficult. It’s an emotion that can bring shame and guilt while being a source of destruction for anything in its path. Anger impacts your brain and body in many ways. Today, Pinnacle Recovery will explain this impact to help you deal with your anger in a healthy way. (National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine). How anger moves through your brain and into


Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence is just as important as IQ (Intelligence Quotient). An IQ test is known as a quiz that tests a person’s intelligence. But what if other things are important to intelligence that cannot be measured via an IQ test? You’ve come to the right place, because emotional intelligence is an essential facet of mental health recovery. Controlling your emotions and recognizing the feelings in those around you is a


How Can I Talk To Someone About Suicide?

How Can I Talk To Someone About Suicide?

Suicide can be a difficult topic to bring up to someone who is struggling. You may be wary of asking the person if they are thinking about suicide. You must, however, start the conversation. Many people believe that asking someone if they are thinking about suicide will plant the seed. This just isn’t true; in fact, it’s necessary to ask. We may be fearful, but fear gets in the way.


Reduce Your Anxiety with These 6 Steps

Reduce Your Anxiety with These 6 Steps

Anxiety can be a pain to deal with. It can feel like a part of yourself is weighing you down and dragging along the floor as you try to move forward. This anxiety can hold you back from activities you used to find joy in. There are ways, however, that you can reduce your anxiety to make it more manageable. You don’t have to be plagued with anxiety forever. Try


Am I Broken?

Am I Broken?

When someone is dealing with a serious mental illness or addiction, it can be challenging to see the light at the end of the tunnel. It may feel like you have been driving for miles and miles, yet there is no end in sight. Or, you may have been driving for a while and see a glimmer of light, but it doesn’t seem attainable. Whatever your experience may be, don’t


How Can Millennials Make a Difference in the Mental Health Culture?

How Can Millennials Make a Difference in the Mental Health Culture?

Contrary to popular beliefs, millennials are not teenagers with no sense of the real world. Anyone born between 1981 and 1996 is considered a millennial. Thus, millennials are currently anywhere between the ages of 23 and 38. This group of people has had real-world experiences. They’ve lived through tough stuff and made their way through it. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five American adults experience


Transform Your Life

Transform Your Life

Creating a space where change can happen takes a lot of work. Created by Amber Rae, author and motivational speaker, the “pyramid of transformation,” is a model that brings you through the stages of transformation when making a change in your life. You must be open and honest with yourself throughout the pyramid of transformation. To get to a place of joy within yourself after a change, there must be


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