"But just like physical exercise is not always easy, regularly fighting for my mental wellness stretches my emotional and spiritual muscles. I have to use techniques and methods that force me to deal with my emotions in the moment when I am tempted to avoid, feed, or pacify them. Sometimes that is really hard but I have seen the fruit of my labor and it is good."
Wow. It sure has been a long time since I've made a new blog post. But not a day has gone by that I haven't been thinking of stories and lessons I wanted to share with anyone who might stumble across this little site.
Enjoy today. Because tomorrow, the struggle continues...
TL;DR: Sometimes upsetting or difficult things happen in life. Those events can lead to stress. Too much stress over a long period of time can lead to disease. Facts. So Aisha is eliminating unnecessary, self-inflicted stress for 50 days to see what effect that has on her health. The Joyful Manifesto I, Aisha Adkins, hereby … Continue reading The Joyful Manifesto
Love is in romantic songs and candlelit dinners, yes. But love is also in stricter gun control. Love is in comprehensive diversity and inclusion curriculum. Love is in increased access to mental healthcare for all.