Mental Health Monday Vol. 14: Supporting a Friend

Happy Monday friends! I’m just going to jump right into the post this week because I have quite a bit to say on this topic. I do want to preface this though saying that this is all based on my personal experience and what was helpful/not helpful for me and my recovery/life with mental illness. Other people will definitely have other opinions on what worked for them, so it’s always best to ask how you can help directly, and have a conversation with the person you’re trying to support. Continue reading “Mental Health Monday Vol. 14: Supporting a Friend”

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Day in the Life: Summer 2019

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE reading these posts from other people. I sure hope you like these posts though because you either clicked the link in my instagram bio or are signed up for emails whenever I post soooooo either way, you’re already here!

I just wanted to hop on and share what my weekday schedule looks like. It’s kind of hectic but I’m loving everything I’m doing! Without further ado, let’s get into it! Continue reading “Day in the Life: Summer 2019”

Mental Health Monday Vol 13.

Welcome back to another Mental Health Monday! Whether you’re a regular reader or you’re here for the first time, I’m so glad you could drop in! This week’s writer is Jenny from This Thing They Call Recovery. She was kind enough to share her story with chronic illness and how it impacted her mental health, so I’m going to let her tell her story!

For reference, M.E. is myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome. You can learn more about it over on her blog which is linked above!  Continue reading “Mental Health Monday Vol 13.”

The Perfect Summer Jumpsuit

What? A fashion post? On a fashion and lifestyle blog? Crazy concept!!

I finally had a chance to shoot again with my fav photographer turned blogger Megan (she’s got a new blog! check it out!) and I just wanted to share some of the adorable pictures she took.  Continue reading “The Perfect Summer Jumpsuit”

Mental Health Monday Vol. 12: Starting the Conversation

Happy Monday everyone! This week I decided to write about a topic that was requested on Instagram. I posted a question in my stories asking what you wanted to see, and this is it! I’m always open to ideas for posts so if you ever think of anything, feel free to drop me a line via email at ellesappellesarah@gmail.com or over on my Instagram page.

The requested topic for this week is how to be an ally. In this post, I’m going to talk about how to help others get help and how to start discussions surrounding mental health. In a future post, I’ll be sharing my best tips for supporting someone who is struggling with a mental health problem.

Continue reading “Mental Health Monday Vol. 12: Starting the Conversation”