“Alexa, turn off the alarm.” 4:45 AM has arrived once again. I lay there for a second, looking up into the darkness, then roll over and pick up my phone with my left hand and flick the screen up. The glare is a harsh contrast to the time of day surrounding it. I burrow my […]
Sharing information, techniques and approaches to support you on your journey to mental health.
The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow following her interview with Aidan Scott Aidan Scott is a survivor of physical and sexual abuse by a parent who has turned his past into opportunities to promote mental health education. After having experienced first-hand the challenges involved with accessing and managing mental health care, […]
Everything is good in moderation, and believe it or not that includes stress. We all have this fight or flight mechanism hard-wired into our nervous systems, and it can save our lives. It’s that automatic reaction that enables you jump out of the way of a moving car. In our bodies we experience a sharp […]
The present moment is all we will ever have – Eckhart Tolle. This box breathing technique is used by yogis, Navy Seals, police, first responders, and high performance athletes to calm the breath and focus the mind because it is such a powerful stress reliever. Box breathing is a simple technique that you can do […]
Early last year, I was having a particularly hard time dealing with the stress and demands of my entrepreneurial life and, let’s face it, adult life. I meditate and practice yoga daily so I did have those acts of self-care to get me through but it wasn’t enough. It was winter and I was feeling […]