Reflection: Finding Faith in Crisis

From personal experience, I know how hard it may be to find faith in the depths of a psychotic break or in the turmoil of a major relapse; however, I strongly encourage anyone who is in this situation and/or has any questions about their spirituality to seek and/or continue any professional help for your situation and consult a spiritual leader of your choice especially if you have never given much thought to your spiritual journey.Continue reading Reflection: Finding Faith in Crisis

Finding Hope in Love

In all my articles to date, I have presented my interpretation of some very abstract virtues such as hope and love; however, I would like for you to consider the fact that these virtues can be developed in very specific and concrete ways such as self-care, personal responsibility, and reading the testimonies of others who have experienced circumstances you may or may not have found yourself in.Continue reading Finding Hope in Love

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Recognizing Spencer Walz’ Contributions as a Volunteer

Don’t underestimate the power of getting involved with organizations like NAMI! It’s therapeutic to volunteer and to be around others who walked similar walks. It’s super scary and hard to reach out and get involved. It’s worth it to lean into getting involved and seeking out communities that support those that struggle with mental health rather than stigmatizing it! Continue reading Recognizing Spencer Walz’ Contributions as a Volunteer