Mental Health

Jennifer will be discussing various mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and PTSD. Information provided here will be based in Jennifer's own experience as a mental health warrior and advocate.

  • How to pay your debt and be stress free!

    Money (or Debt!) is a common stressor and mental health trigger in people. How can we survive if we don’t have money? Right? Unfortunately, everything that is needed (physically) to survive (food, water, shelter, clothes and medications) requires money. So, how and what can we do to pave the road towards stability and financial freedom? Disclaimer: I am NOT a…

  • 10 Positive Affirmations for Depression & Anxiety

    Negative self-talk is one of the main symptoms of depression and anxiety. Negative self-talk is the reason why mental health warriors spiral and relapse. We don’t realize how often we talk to ourselves. We do it unconsciously but, we certainly do it. I believe self-talk is incredibly important and it directly correlates with our ability to think, feel and act.…

  • Christmas Gifts for Mental Health Warriors!

    The holiday season is approaching and like every year, we struggle to find the perfect gifts for Christmas. We struggle even more when we want to give the right gift to those that mean so much to us, and that are fighting mental illness. As Christmas approaches, I thought it is a good time to share with you wonderful, meaningful…

  • Meet Tippy: Our Beloved Cat

    Since I moved to the USA from Puerto Rico, I have been wanting to have a cat. However, I didn’t want to rush things. I wanted to wait until I had the time, money and space to provide a healthy and loving lifestyle to a furry baby. Last year my husband and I were finally able to buy our first…

  • Fighting Anxiety and PTSD

    It’s 2:43 am and I am awake, again. It’s nothing out of the ordinary. I have had countless of sleepless nights in the last 4 years. Believe me when I say that I don’t stay awake out of pleasure or because I am being productive. The problem lies in my mental health; the problem is my depression, anxiety and PTSD.…

  • How to Prepare for Graduate School Classes

    I almost failed my very first exam of my first graduate school class. And when I say almost, I am talking about a few points less and I would’ve failed, failed. Thankfully I didn’t! However, it made me realize that the study techniques that used to work in college are no longer effective in graduate school. Failing a class is…