• Nov- 2018 -
    25 November

    Supplements For Depression

    Today I want to talk about supplements for depression and the impact that some of these supplements can have on lifting our mood. Knowing the right vitamins and supplements to take is a huge part of taking care of yourself and learning about your body. I’ve divided these lists of supplements for depression into two primary categories: General SupplementsAnxiety & Depression As always, please familiarize yourself with the WGOWJ Disclaimer and consult your physician before…

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  • 16 November

    Conquering Phoenicia, NY

    Awhile back I visited Phoenicia, NY.  We had found a small AirBNB right on the corner of Main Street, and it was an amazing trip. Phoenicia is a small town in New York with a population of less than 400 people. There’s actually quite a bit to do in Phoenicia, NY, but this blog article is meant to kind of document my time there. Where is Phoenicia, NY? Phoenicia is about two hours outside of…

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  • Oct- 2018 -
    5 October

    What Are The Health Benefits Of Yoga?

    Years ago, I tried yoga for the first time. Like many people, I was really skeptical as to whether or not it would actually do anything for me. As it turns out, there are some pretty unbelievable health benefits of yoga. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t give yoga a chance because they don’t have a solid understanding of what it is. In fact, before I tried yoga, I had only ever heard people say…

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  • Sep- 2018 -
    28 September

    Five Breathing Exercises For Anxiety

    If you’re living with anxiety, you know that your breathing can sometimes get away from you and be a problem. Especially if you’ve dealt with panic attacks, this might be a phenomenon that you’re familiar with. Today I want to introduce five awesome breathing exercises that work really well for when your anxiety is acting up. 1 – Equal Breathing Equal breathing is exactly what it sounds like, inhaling and exhaling for an equal amount…

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  • 26 September
    Essential Oils For Wellbeing

    Using Essential Oils For Wellbeing

    Knowing how to use essential oils for wellbeing is important because using essential oils can be a great way to change your mood or make yourself feel better. I highly recommend learning about essential oils, some common uses, and how they can be used. Especially if you’re battling mental illness, essential oils are a great way to give yourself a bump in the right direction. What are essential oils? Essential oils are really just extracts…

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  • 15 September

    Effective Communication In Relationships

    Effective communication in relationships isn’t easy to come by. A lack of communication is a very common barrier to a lot of relationships. I think part of the problem, honestly, is that people don’t know how to talk about their feelings. It’s difficult, so they make fun of it, and that influences a lot of other people to do the same. Effective communication in relationships isn’t about sitting down every night and having a heart-felt…

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  • 7 September

    Seeing A Doctor For Anxiety

    One of the biggest hurdles to seeking treatment is actually just making the appointment to go see the Doctor. I’ll be addressing seeing a doctor for depression as well, but today I want talk about what happens when you’re seeing a doctor for anxiety. If you’re struggling with anxiety, you know that it helps to be more familiar with a situation before you go into it – this is similar to how we adjust to…

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  • Aug- 2018 -
    31 August

    Dealing With Lost Motivation

    Have you lost motivation? It happens to the best of us. Motivation can absolutely fluctuate – throughout the day, week, year, or even throughout your life. This is something that becomes very apparent when you consider that some people are easily motivated while others need to put in quite a bit of work for just a tiny bit of motivation. Especially if you’re suffering from mental health disorders, motivation doesn’t always come naturally. The concept…

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  • 27 August
    The Story Of Jon

    Who’s It All For?

    The blog has been up for awhile now, but only in the past few months did I start adding content. As I’ve started to publish more and more on my platform, I’m finding more areas for clarification. In terms of the platform in itself, I want to address who it’s for. In this post I’m sharing a little about myself and my own struggles, as well as addressing some of the “underground depths” of the…

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  • 20 August

    Managing Anticipatory Anxiety

    Suffering from anxiety isn’t easy, especially when it’s anticipatory anxiety. I remember years ago I heard the term “anticipatory anxiety” for the first time during a therapy session. I had no idea what it was, but it was a concept that made perfect sense. Just being aware of this concept and knowing what it was made a difference for me. Eventually, this meant that I was able to start to focus on recognizing it and…

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  • 20 August
    Physical Health

    Why You Should Use An Exercise Video

    Exercise is going to be a huge talking point for a lot of different areas on this blog, and exercise videos are a great way to start moving. If you’re suffering from mental illness – such as depression or anxiety – exercise is one of the proven methods that we have to improve our symptoms. But it’s also no secret that people struggling with mental illness tend to have a harder time being around other…

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  • 14 August

    Candle Meditation

    Meditation is one of the best tools that we have for our minds. As someone who has struggled quite a bit with racing thoughts, I can tell you that knowing how to properly use meditation will greatly improve your quality of life. In regards to insomnia and racing thoughts in bed at night, every Doctor I’ve worked with essentially tries to prescribe a dose of a sleeping med that will knock me out quick enough…

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  • 10 August

    What is Internet Marketing?

    My interest in internet marketing really sparked at the age of fourteen. At the time, I knew something was different about me, mentally, but I really didn’t know what. I pretty much only knew that I was different and that whatever was going on would most likely interfere with my ability to live a “normal” lifestyle – which is how I ended up finding internet marketing. What is internet marketing? Internet marketing has a ton…

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  • 7 August

    Being Successful

    Success is not a one-size-fits-all thing, and I think that a lot of people really forget that. Often times we’re reminded of the outline society gives us for being successful: go to college, get a degree, marry, start a career, have kids, be financially sound by the time you’re 25 – 30, and then settle down. The problem is, this model implies that success is something you can only achieve while you’re in your early…

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  • 4 August
    Physical Health

    What Does Exercise Do To Your Brain?

    We’re all aware of the most basic benefit of exercise: a more athletic body. It’s incredibly common to find someone who is exercising solely for the physical benefits – and there’s nothing wrong with that, for a lot of people that works and it’s enough. But I’ve personally found that it’s portrayed as this purely physical feat, and it’s not – exercise has a lot to do with your mentality, especially when you’re depressed. But…

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