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I don’t feel like we have healthy conversations about mental health quite enough. We laugh and joke about being depressed, but what do we actually tell each other and ourselves about what mental health?

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Ellamentally Yours: Self Care is Key

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Dear Reader, Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! This month I challenge you to ask what self-care looks like to you. I’m sure it’s different for every …

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Ellamentally Yours: Finding Where Our Roots Grow

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Dear Reader, Where do your roots lie? Our roots can stretch across continents, and they don’t always have a single point of origin. I was born …

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Ellamentally Yours: Understanding Our History Through Healing

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Dear Reader, I was chatting with an old friend recently, and we started discussing the way we were raised. Everyone’s upbringing is different and these differences …

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Ellamentally Yours: Spirituality, Medication, and The Mind

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Dear Reader,  I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions because I pretty much give up after January is over. I find New Year’s resolutions fleeting …

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Ellamentally Yours: The Journey to Self-Love

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content warning: suicide, self harm, substance abuse Dear Reader,  January was always an interesting month for me. My birthday is in January, which I never enjoyed …

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Ellamentally Yours: Setting Boundaries with Others and Myself

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Dear Reader, Honestly, 2020 was a crazy year, but it gave me the opportunity to reflect. Being inside during quarantine forced me to confront my mental …

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Ellamentally Yours: Healing My Mind through My Body

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Dear Reader, Remember how I said that mental health wasn’t really a solidified concept in my head until I came to college? I didn’t even begin …

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Ellamentally Yours: Facing Myself through Therapy

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Dear Reader, Have you checked in with yourself today? After I started doing yoga, I became more aware of the way I breathed. I started to …

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Introducing: Ellamentally Yours

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Dear Reader, I’ve never been a journaling kind of person. Journals — to me, at least — are too hard to keep up. With how busy …