Interactive Journals to Bring You Peace of Mind

Interactive Journals to Bring You Peace of Mind

Life has undoubtedly been stressful lately as we navigate these uncertain times. Interruptions to our daily routines can definitely be a source of anxiety, one that might leave us feeling a bit restless. Netflix may be a welcome distraction, but when you’re diligently practicing social distancing and you’ve marathoned four new shows in a week, there comes a definite itch to do something new (I know this itch very well). It’s also very important to look out for the well-being of others and yourself, both mentally and physically! So, why not distract yourself with these awesome interactive journals that will …

7 Journals for Anxiety Relief

7 Journals for Anxiety Relief

In this uncertain time of travel bans and looming quarantines, it can be easy to get caught up in the what-if’s. Still, it’s important to check in with yourself and your mental health. If the endless COVID-19 news cycles have you feeling down and stressed out, check out these journals–all aimed to relieve your (pandemic-induced) anxiety.  1. Calm the Chaos via goodreads Calm the Chaos is marketed as “A Daily Practice for a More Peaceful Life.” With journal entries separated into “Today” and “Tomorrow,” the book allows you to reflect on the highlights of your day while also thinking about …

New Teen Book Is Guide To Taking The First Steps To Be Gay And Proud

New Teen Book Is Guide To Taking The First Steps To Be Gay And Proud

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Every young person needs some advice sometimes, especially if you’re dealing with your own sexual identity and don’t know where to turn for help. Luckily, that’s where a new book by Riyadh Khalaf is here to help with that. According to Washington Blade the book is entitled Yay! You’re Gay! Now What?    Image via Blade In it, Riyadh offers advice to teens who admit they’ve been feeling ‘different’ than other kids. The author was quoted as saying he wants to realize young people can see that being gay is actually a “gift” and hopes this book will serve as a handy …

Improve Your Lifestyle With Our Top Nonfiction Picks!

Improve Your Lifestyle With Our Top Nonfiction Picks!

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Each week, Bookstr scans bestseller lists across the Internet to learn what people are reading, buying, gifting, and talking about most — just to make sure you’re out there living your absolute best life. This week’s nonfiction picks center around the topic of self-development books, which showcase how you can improve your health, quality of life, and more with these great reads. Listen: we’re all trying to keep it together. But, with the right tools, staying on our game doesn’t have to be such a daunting task. Let’s dive into our picks and take a look!   Image via Amazon …

7 Stunning Memoirs About Mental Illness

7 Stunning Memoirs About Mental Illness

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Mental health, along with the illnesses that can plague us, make up some of the most taboo, stigmatized topics of discussion within our society today. Historically speaking, society has always had a difficult time equating mental illnesses with the same sincerity physical illnesses foster. It’s almost as if there’s this underlying belief that people can think their way out of mental illnesses as opposed to receiving professional medical treatment. However, within the past five or so years there has been such an uprise in the media of people coming out of the corners, shedding their shame, and openly sharing their struggles with mental health that the way …