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.

  • Why you should say NO more often.

      Are you a people pleasing person? I am. No matter how hard I try, I put people’s need before mine and say YES. Yes, I can do it. Yes, I have time. And yes, I am feeling great. Reality is, NO I can’t do it because I don’t have time. No, I am not feeling good. No, I need…

  • 4 EASY Object Meditation Techniques to reduce Anxiety

    Living with anxiety is exhausting! You wake up anxious and tired because you spent the entire night worrying about yesterday, today, tomorrow and what lies for you in the future. Then, your day is the same as your night, a constant state of anxiety and restlessness. All you ask for is a moment of your life were your mind stops…

  • 3 Tips to Reduce Anxiety associated with Oral Presentations

    This post contains affiliated links, marked with an asterisk(*). If you make a purchase through the affiliated links you will NOT pay additional fees, but I will get a small commission or credit. You can read my disclaimer and disclosure here.   As a graduate student you must accept that there is no getting away from oral presentations and the…

  • Blue Days Strategies: Going from the bed to the desk

    A blue day is pretty much a depressive day, and although everyone experiences blue days here and there, people with depression (and many other mental health conditions) experience a blue day for days, weeks, months or even years. This post contains affiliated links, marked with an asterisk(*). If you make a purchase through the affiliated links you will NOT pay…

  • PhD: is it for me?

    To answer this question, I believe we must discuss what a PhD is. Therefore, in this post I will describing what a PhD is based on my experience as a PhD student. PhD is survival When I started my PhD, I was overwhelmed. 24 hours was not enough to take classes and study, rotate in different labs, choose the right…