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When your wheelie bar breaks on your ProStreet Blown Morris traveler. #DrivenEscape has your back 🤙 cheer for this @jaime_ayres 😂
#ItsOkayNotToBeOkay 
#DrivenEscape 
#YouAreNotAlone 
#ProStreet
#MorrisMinor

When your wheelie bar breaks on your ProStreet Blown Morris traveler. #DrivenEscape has your back 🤙 cheer for this @jaime_ayres 😂
#ItsOkayNotToBeOkay
#DrivenEscape
#YouAreNotAlone
#ProStreet
#MorrisMinor

2 0 5 minutes ago
My mindset is to be as positive as possible. I have a tendency to be very negative. I look at situations negatively instead of a positive. I can never see the positive side. But I’m working on that now. My mind is set on the positives. “I will get better” “I will be happy” “I CAN do this” 🌻💞💡🧠 ⠀
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My mindset is to be as positive as possible. I have a tendency to be very negative. I look at situations negatively instead of a positive. I can never see the positive side. But I’m working on that now. My mind is set on the positives. “I will get better” “I will be happy” “I CAN do this” 🌻💞💡🧠 ⠀








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1 0 15 minutes ago
*Boundaries & Birthdays*
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It is SO easy to put everyone's needs before your own, yet so difficult to watch those you love going through a tough time.
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2 years ago today, it was my husbands 33rd Birthday, I was so unwell and at the point of meltdown, he spent his birthday stuck on the m25, driving me to Essex to meet with the HR director to ask for some flexibility in my role. We had our 13 month old in tow, and a veil of tiredness over us all, my husband had been working  working nights since our son's birth and I was juggling a demanding full time role, childcare and postnatal depression. I was at breaking point.
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When I look back, I hate that mental health can be so 'selfish' that it didn't care that it was my husbands birthday, or that I had a baby to look after, or that I would eventually have to give up my career. 
All it cared about was overtaking my every thought and action.
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Today on his 35th Birthday, I am determined to make it a good one. To shake off the yearly reminder of what a crap birthday he had before! We're booked into a spa (and crèche ) for the morning and off out somewhere exciting as a family this afternoon. It's not about lavish gifts or expensive gestures, but about giving us some quality time to re make happy memories!
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I am so grateful to this guy for sticking around, for not giving up on me, and for being the wonderful father that he is. Happy birthday hubby 😘
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#motherhood #mumlife #dadlife #toddlerlife #thoughtoftheday #reallife #itsokaynottobeokay #mentalhealth #maternalmentalhealth #awareness #hope #positivity #gratitude #smile #mentalhealthawareness #birthdays #postnataldepression
#postpartumdepression
#lifechoices #perseverance #reflection #mindset #candoattitude #choices #strength #surreymummy #woking #marriage #themadeupmom #spa

*Boundaries & Birthdays*
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It is SO easy to put everyone's needs before your own, yet so difficult to watch those you love going through a tough time.
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2 years ago today, it was my husbands 33rd Birthday, I was so unwell and at the point of meltdown, he spent his birthday stuck on the m25, driving me to Essex to meet with the HR director to ask for some flexibility in my role. We had our 13 month old in tow, and a veil of tiredness over us all, my husband had been working working nights since our son's birth and I was juggling a demanding full time role, childcare and postnatal depression. I was at breaking point.
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When I look back, I hate that mental health can be so 'selfish' that it didn't care that it was my husbands birthday, or that I had a baby to look after, or that I would eventually have to give up my career.
All it cared about was overtaking my every thought and action.
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Today on his 35th Birthday, I am determined to make it a good one. To shake off the yearly reminder of what a crap birthday he had before! We're booked into a spa (and crèche ) for the morning and off out somewhere exciting as a family this afternoon. It's not about lavish gifts or expensive gestures, but about giving us some quality time to re make happy memories!
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I am so grateful to this guy for sticking around, for not giving up on me, and for being the wonderful father that he is. Happy birthday hubby 😘
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#motherhood #mumlife #dadlife #toddlerlife #thoughtoftheday #reallife #itsokaynottobeokay #mentalhealth #maternalmentalhealth #awareness #hope #positivity #gratitude #smile #mentalhealthawareness #birthdays #postnataldepression
#postpartumdepression
#lifechoices #perseverance #reflection #mindset #candoattitude #choices #strength #surreymummy #woking #marriage #themadeupmom #spa

8 0 26 minutes ago
A gentle reminder for early Wednesday morning.
#teamnosleep #goodadvice #checkonyourfriends #checkonyourstrongfriends #itsokaynottobeokay

A gentle reminder for early Wednesday morning.
#teamnosleep #goodadvice #checkonyourfriends #checkonyourstrongfriends #itsokaynottobeokay

0 0 29 minutes ago
I pushed myself completely out of my comfort zone last night and went to my first event- @b._by_superdrug & @superdrugpr #makingovermanchester event at the amazing @misscassielomas academy! I absolutely loved it- especially the panel talking about mental health, motherhood & how as mums we are constantly juggling multiple roles & how important it is to take time out for ourselves! It was wonderful & so refreshing to be able to talk about maternal mental health so openly with fellow mums who understand the struggles of motherhood, how it isn’t always as perfect as it can appear on social media & how that is totally ok! 💗
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Bit of a cheesey post but I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who follows us, I still can’t believe I get the opportunity to go events like this & am so grateful to each & everyone of you who takes the time to follow our little life & send such lovely supportive messages & comments to me, I really do appreciate it! And if I can help, support or just give a little advice which helps just one person struggling with not just twin mum life but any aspect of mum life then it’s totally worth it! 💗 #makingovermanchester #makingovermotherhood #maternalmentalhealth

I pushed myself completely out of my comfort zone last night and went to my first event- @b._by_superdrug & @superdrugpr #makingovermanchester event at the amazing @misscassielomas academy! I absolutely loved it- especially the panel talking about mental health, motherhood & how as mums we are constantly juggling multiple roles & how important it is to take time out for ourselves! It was wonderful & so refreshing to be able to talk about maternal mental health so openly with fellow mums who understand the struggles of motherhood, how it isn’t always as perfect as it can appear on social media & how that is totally ok! 💗
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Bit of a cheesey post but I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who follows us, I still can’t believe I get the opportunity to go events like this & am so grateful to each & everyone of you who takes the time to follow our little life & send such lovely supportive messages & comments to me, I really do appreciate it! And if I can help, support or just give a little advice which helps just one person struggling with not just twin mum life but any aspect of mum life then it’s totally worth it! 💗 #makingovermanchester #makingovermotherhood #maternalmentalhealth

201 4 34 minutes ago
Putting myself first. Sometimes, it’s vital that we do just that. I’ve realised that if I’m not ok then I can’t look after my loved ones properly and the world does not stop turning if I say no to someone. If I’m not well enough to do something or I’m not in the right place mentally, I’m starting to say no and spend that time looking after me. Because my mental and physical well being matters too #earlymornings #eatingdisorderrecovery #anxiety #depression #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #itsokaynottobeokay #itsoktosayno #selfcare #mentalwellbeing #chronicillness #recovery #lookafteryourself

Putting myself first. Sometimes, it’s vital that we do just that. I’ve realised that if I’m not ok then I can’t look after my loved ones properly and the world does not stop turning if I say no to someone. If I’m not well enough to do something or I’m not in the right place mentally, I’m starting to say no and spend that time looking after me. Because my mental and physical well being matters too #earlymornings #eatingdisorderrecovery #anxiety #depression #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #itsokaynottobeokay #itsoktosayno #selfcare #mentalwellbeing #chronicillness #recovery #lookafteryourself

7 0 34 minutes ago
There's a fire starting in my heart⁠
Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark⁠
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🎶 I love that song. You too? 🎶⁠
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Adele - Rolling In The Deep 💙⁠
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🌟 whoiscrazy.com⁠
#whoiscrazy #health #motivation #selflove #forgiveness #mentalhealth #anxiety  #crazymecrazyus #endthestigma #music #mentalwellness #mentalstrength #mindset #itsokaynottobeokay #hereforyou #lifestyle #instagood #love #success #inspiration #healthy #life #selfcare #selfcarematters #happy #quote #selfcareeveryday  #loveyourself #hero #inspirational

There's a fire starting in my heart⁠
Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark⁠

🎶 I love that song. You too? 🎶⁠

Adele - Rolling In The Deep 💙⁠





🌟 whoiscrazy.com⁠
#whoiscrazy #health #motivation #selflove #forgiveness #mentalhealth #anxiety #crazymecrazyus #endthestigma #music #mentalwellness #mentalstrength #mindset #itsokaynottobeokay #hereforyou #lifestyle #instagood #love #success #inspiration #healthy #life #selfcare #selfcarematters #happy #quote #selfcareeveryday #loveyourself #hero #inspirational

10 0 52 minutes ago
Can’t see no ab lines today cause I’m bloated af but I could last Wednesday... 🙂🙃 reminder that we all have good and better days #itsokaynottobeokay 😋

Can’t see no ab lines today cause I’m bloated af but I could last Wednesday... 🙂🙃 reminder that we all have good and better days #itsokaynottobeokay 😋

92 2 1 hour ago
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#hate #lostmyselfagain #faraway #imy #hopelessromantic #love #brokenheart #broken #heartbroken #help #fixmylife #sometimes #why #sorry #itsokaynottobeokay #pain #imsorry #fake #fallingappart #sad #alwaysandforever #midnight #thoughts #losinghope #s.a.d.things

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2 0 1 hour ago
On point @registereddietitianapproved read below 👇🏻
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So we all know eating tacos can get a little messy 😜 but we have a taco life hack for you! 🎉🌮⁣
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#TacoTip ✨ Eat your taco over another tortilla so that when all that taco goodness falls out, it lands on the tortilla and creates another taco!! 😱‼️ #Genius ⁣
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Life is like eating tacos. Parts of your life can seem to be falling apart right before your eyes. Your eating patterns can get out of whack, your sleep & exercise schedules may be off, you may not have accomplished everything you wanted to on your list.... but that’s OK! ⁣
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Sometimes, things fall apart so that better things can come together. 💕🌮⁣
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Double tap if you know what we’re TACOing about! 😉 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼 #tacotuesday #taco #weightloss #itsokay #itsokaynottobeokay #fitspo #yeg #yegfit #edmonton #lifeishard #selflove #loseweight #foodie #food #foodmeme #meme #getbackup #diet #nutrition #nutritionist #instafood #instagood #life #quotes #quotestoliveby #quoteoftheday

On point @registereddietitianapproved read below 👇🏻
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So we all know eating tacos can get a little messy 😜 but we have a taco life hack for you! 🎉🌮⁣

#TacoTip ✨ Eat your taco over another tortilla so that when all that taco goodness falls out, it lands on the tortilla and creates another taco!! 😱‼️ #Genius

Life is like eating tacos. Parts of your life can seem to be falling apart right before your eyes. Your eating patterns can get out of whack, your sleep & exercise schedules may be off, you may not have accomplished everything you wanted to on your list.... but that’s OK! ⁣

Sometimes, things fall apart so that better things can come together. 💕🌮⁣

Double tap if you know what we’re TACOing about! 😉 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼 #tacotuesday #taco #weightloss #itsokay #itsokaynottobeokay #fitspo #yeg #yegfit #edmonton #lifeishard #selflove #loseweight #foodie #food #foodmeme #meme #getbackup #diet #nutrition #nutritionist #instafood #instagood #life #quotes #quotestoliveby #quoteoftheday

14 0 1 hour ago
People tend to only put the good things out there for everyone to see. Well I wanted to post something REAL. I haven’t been doing very good lately. I’m in a really weird spot with my emotions and my mental health. There are a lot of nights I can’t sleep because my brain won’t shut off. Tonight is one of those nights and that’s ok. Life isn’t always going to be rainbows and butterflies. It’s ok not to be ok sometimes. I’m so grateful for my family and friends.  I know that with each day that goes by I’ll get better at loving myself and being the man I want to be.

People tend to only put the good things out there for everyone to see. Well I wanted to post something REAL. I haven’t been doing very good lately. I’m in a really weird spot with my emotions and my mental health. There are a lot of nights I can’t sleep because my brain won’t shut off. Tonight is one of those nights and that’s ok. Life isn’t always going to be rainbows and butterflies. It’s ok not to be ok sometimes. I’m so grateful for my family and friends. I know that with each day that goes by I’ll get better at loving myself and being the man I want to be.

14 2 1 hour ago
and now we're unrelated and rid of all the shit we hated.
but i hate when i feel like this.
and i never hated you. .
#itsokaynottobeokay #frightenedrabbit

and now we're unrelated and rid of all the shit we hated.
but i hate when i feel like this.
and i never hated you. .
#itsokaynottobeokay #frightenedrabbit

6 0 1 hour ago
I’m lucky. I’ve had far more positive feedback and good experiences with my social media than negative.
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Unfortunately this platform does make it easy for people judge and criticize from behind the almighty keyboard. .

I was asked recently from a keyboard warrior why I post “everything” on social media; and that “its really sad because I’m clearly seeking something”. .

Well. Wow. That was unexpected. For a brief bit of time I was shocked, mad, hurt, confused.... .

And then I took some time to reflect ... why do I post on social media?
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Well, here are my unapologetic answers... .
👉 I’m an ambassador for my coach’s personal training business. I promote her business because I believe and trust in her expertise and knowledge. I’ve had excellent results with her guidance in nutrition and training plans *plus* I discovered a supportive circle of ladies within her team. (Feel free to ask me more 😉) .
👉 I’m passionate about health and fitness and it’s fun to connect with like-minded people and cheer them on in their journeys regardless of where they are in the process. .
👉 I’ve always wanted a personal blog of sorts to share what’s on my mind and occasionally I do exactly that. .
👉 I hope to encourage and inspire others to succeed and be strong. Whether it be fitness related or making improvements to their personal growth and capabilities. .
👉 I believe in mental health and addictions awareness. These things are close to my heart and I like to share related items from time to time. .
👉 Sometimes it’s just plain fun and I feel like it❣️
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#unapologeticallyme #hatersgonnahate #takenoshit #youdoyou #beyourself #proudofme #fitmomstrongmom #gymlifestyle #momofgirls #setagoodexample #positivevibesonly #getfitstayfit #trainforlife #itsokaynottobeokay #bekind #mentalhealthmatters #buildingconfidence #bestversionofme #motivateeachother

I’m lucky. I’ve had far more positive feedback and good experiences with my social media than negative.
.
Unfortunately this platform does make it easy for people judge and criticize from behind the almighty keyboard. .

I was asked recently from a keyboard warrior why I post “everything” on social media; and that “its really sad because I’m clearly seeking something”. .

Well. Wow. That was unexpected. For a brief bit of time I was shocked, mad, hurt, confused.... .

And then I took some time to reflect ... why do I post on social media?
.

Well, here are my unapologetic answers... .
👉 I’m an ambassador for my coach’s personal training business. I promote her business because I believe and trust in her expertise and knowledge. I’ve had excellent results with her guidance in nutrition and training plans *plus* I discovered a supportive circle of ladies within her team. (Feel free to ask me more 😉) .
👉 I’m passionate about health and fitness and it’s fun to connect with like-minded people and cheer them on in their journeys regardless of where they are in the process. .
👉 I’ve always wanted a personal blog of sorts to share what’s on my mind and occasionally I do exactly that. .
👉 I hope to encourage and inspire others to succeed and be strong. Whether it be fitness related or making improvements to their personal growth and capabilities. .
👉 I believe in mental health and addictions awareness. These things are close to my heart and I like to share related items from time to time. .
👉 Sometimes it’s just plain fun and I feel like it❣️
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#unapologeticallyme #hatersgonnahate #takenoshit #youdoyou #beyourself #proudofme #fitmomstrongmom #gymlifestyle #momofgirls #setagoodexample #positivevibesonly #getfitstayfit #trainforlife #itsokaynottobeokay #bekind #mentalhealthmatters #buildingconfidence #bestversionofme #motivateeachother

9 2 2 hours ago
Today’s target is 216 push-ups. Two hundred and sixteen is the number of studies published in scientific journals between 2013-2015 that investigated the benefits of mindfulness. Mindfulness is not new- techniques we call mindfulness have been practiced by followers of Buddhism for centuries.

However, the incorporation of mindfulness into Western medicine has taken place very recently: in 2004-2006 only 11 studies looking at mindfulness were published. Whether old or new, they have been largely positive: yes, mindfulness really can work. You can learn more about mindfulness and the benefits here: https://www.smilingmind.com.au/mindfulness

TUNES
Today’s tunes to keep you pushin are

Today’s target is 216 push-ups. Two hundred and sixteen is the number of studies published in scientific journals between 2013-2015 that investigated the benefits of mindfulness. Mindfulness is not new- techniques we call mindfulness have been practiced by followers of Buddhism for centuries.

However, the incorporation of mindfulness into Western medicine has taken place very recently: in 2004-2006 only 11 studies looking at mindfulness were published. Whether old or new, they have been largely positive: yes, mindfulness really can work. You can learn more about mindfulness and the benefits here: https://www.smilingmind.com.au/mindfulness

TUNES
Today’s tunes to keep you pushin are

5 1 2 hours ago
#Stephen Hawkins . 
In order to heal emotional pain, we need to invite it up into our conscious awareness. We need to care enough about ourselves to spend time with ourselves, looking within and truly BEING with ourselves AS WE ARE.

When you do this you can discover an infinite source of emotional support and wellbeing that is always available to you from within and without .

#mentalhealthawareness 
#thinkpositive #supportyourfriends #selflove #selfcare #letstalk #supportyourfriends #selfesteem #theconversationconnect #conversationconnects #depression #counsellingservices #counseling #removethestigma #anxiety #anxietyrelief #emotionalintelligence #emotionalhelp #dealwithemotions #yourlife #healyourlife#counseling #removethestigma #anxiety #anxietyrelief #emotionalintelligence #dealwithemotions #yourlife #lifewithoutapologies #confidence #itsokaynottobeokay #itsok #imokyourok #catharsis #relief #gethelp #talkitout

#Stephen Hawkins .
In order to heal emotional pain, we need to invite it up into our conscious awareness. We need to care enough about ourselves to spend time with ourselves, looking within and truly BEING with ourselves AS WE ARE.

When you do this you can discover an infinite source of emotional support and wellbeing that is always available to you from within and without .

#mentalhealthawareness
#thinkpositive #supportyourfriends #selflove #selfcare #letstalk #supportyourfriends #selfesteem #theconversationconnect #conversationconnects #depression #counsellingservices #counseling #removethestigma #anxiety #anxietyrelief #emotionalintelligence #emotionalhelp #dealwithemotions #yourlife #healyourlife #counseling #removethestigma #anxiety #anxietyrelief #emotionalintelligence #dealwithemotions #yourlife #lifewithoutapologies #confidence #itsokaynottobeokay #itsok #imokyourok #catharsis #relief #gethelp #talkitout

6 0 2 hours ago
Progress!

Progress!

9 1 3 hours ago
~23/07/19~ 
I have been here, I remember the first time i stepped Scotland, I just fell in love and couldn't be happier. I remember that moment as it was yesterday, I remember those feelings of nervousness, excitment, fear..Scotland feels like home now.

Lately, I have just felt lost, but now that i know the reason, I know what to do to find my happiness back. I know what makes me happy.
Being me, makes me happy. And I have not been myself in the last few months.

Sometimes it's okay not to be okay.

My experience in the Nursery with my babies have been beautiful. Do you know that feeling when you just act that you hurt your hand and start crying fake but that kid starts crying thinking that you have been hurt and hugs you and gives you cuddles? Kids give the most genuine hugs. In this short time I have just fallen in love with them each day more. I will always remember these moments with the kids. 
#aberdeen #aberdeenstories #adventure #itsokaynottobeokay #Aberdeenmemorieswilllastforever

~23/07/19~
I have been here, I remember the first time i stepped Scotland, I just fell in love and couldn't be happier. I remember that moment as it was yesterday, I remember those feelings of nervousness, excitment, fear..Scotland feels like home now.

Lately, I have just felt lost, but now that i know the reason, I know what to do to find my happiness back. I know what makes me happy.
Being me, makes me happy. And I have not been myself in the last few months.

Sometimes it's okay not to be okay.

My experience in the Nursery with my babies have been beautiful. Do you know that feeling when you just act that you hurt your hand and start crying fake but that kid starts crying thinking that you have been hurt and hugs you and gives you cuddles? Kids give the most genuine hugs. In this short time I have just fallen in love with them each day more. I will always remember these moments with the kids.
#aberdeen #aberdeenstories #adventure #itsokaynottobeokay #Aberdeenmemorieswilllastforever

9 0 3 hours ago
So true. Guys need to talk #workingwithmen #lifecoach #itsokaynottobeokay #lovelife

So true. Guys need to talk #workingwithmen #lifecoach #itsokaynottobeokay #lovelife

7 0 3 hours ago
OK: When I say “you will be ok” I really mean it. But it rarely means you’ll be the same person you were before you experienced the down, the pain, the rawness. As humans we are the sum of our all experiences whether they are fun, hard, joyous, raw, challenging or anything in between. These experiences change us, alter us, shape us. Create new versions of ourselves. Especially pain. Pain alters us like nothing else. I’ve been guilty of mourning “old Jo”, I’ve longed for carefree me, for happier Jo - but two things on this, first I suspect some rose tinted spectacles are out to play, and second, the new version of Jo ain’t so bad. She’s  resilient, empathetic and strong, and most importantly I know that even after the fiercest of storms there is always calm (or as my idol Dolly Parton puts it “if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain”) ☔️ 🌈☔️🌈☔️🌈 #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthquotes #wellness #youwillbeok #hopeisdope #mentalhealthblogger #mhawareness #itsokaynottobeokay #itsokaynottobeokay #therapyismagic

OK: When I say “you will be ok” I really mean it. But it rarely means you’ll be the same person you were before you experienced the down, the pain, the rawness. As humans we are the sum of our all experiences whether they are fun, hard, joyous, raw, challenging or anything in between. These experiences change us, alter us, shape us. Create new versions of ourselves. Especially pain. Pain alters us like nothing else. I’ve been guilty of mourning “old Jo”, I’ve longed for carefree me, for happier Jo - but two things on this, first I suspect some rose tinted spectacles are out to play, and second, the new version of Jo ain’t so bad. She’s resilient, empathetic and strong, and most importantly I know that even after the fiercest of storms there is always calm (or as my idol Dolly Parton puts it “if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain”) ☔️ 🌈☔️🌈☔️🌈 #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthquotes #wellness #youwillbeok #hopeisdope #mentalhealthblogger #mhawareness #itsokaynottobeokay #itsokaynottobeokay #therapyismagic

0 0 3 hours ago
A veces yo mismo me estoy volviendo loco dándole vueltas a las cosas en mi cabeza pero realmente nadie de nosotros está bien así que chinguesumadre y a seguirle adelante. 🤙🏼🤙🏼 #itsokaynottobeokay

A veces yo mismo me estoy volviendo loco dándole vueltas a las cosas en mi cabeza pero realmente nadie de nosotros está bien así que chinguesumadre y a seguirle adelante. 🤙🏼🤙🏼 #itsokaynottobeokay

81 6 3 hours ago
I have to tell you that making the ends of my hair pink made a shitty week at least 70% better. I highly recommend it. My colorist is going to be putting this color in permanently instead of the hairspray because honestly, if makes me happy and my new mantra is “if it makes you happy and it doesn’t hurt other people, do it.” So, I’m getting pink hair and people who don’t like it don’t have to have pink hair. That’s that. I hope your day felt as good as mine. My therapist wanted me to get out of the house and socialize and today, I actually went to a friend’s house—and a friend in RACINE. I finally feel like I’m making progress on having a life here. I’m making progress on reducing how much depression let me isolate myself. It was less scary at home, but the idea of never seeing anyone but my husband and my dogs because a man and his wife hurt me means they get to win—and I deserve a full life, which includes friends and joy outside my home—and admitting I haven’t been doing that, which was scary as hell. #ptsd #ptsdawareness #isolation #pinkhair #dowhatmakesyouhappy #findjoy #depression #endthestigma #happinessisajourney #itsokaynottobeokay #loveyourself #selfcare

I have to tell you that making the ends of my hair pink made a shitty week at least 70% better. I highly recommend it. My colorist is going to be putting this color in permanently instead of the hairspray because honestly, if makes me happy and my new mantra is “if it makes you happy and it doesn’t hurt other people, do it.” So, I’m getting pink hair and people who don’t like it don’t have to have pink hair. That’s that. I hope your day felt as good as mine. My therapist wanted me to get out of the house and socialize and today, I actually went to a friend’s house—and a friend in RACINE. I finally feel like I’m making progress on having a life here. I’m making progress on reducing how much depression let me isolate myself. It was less scary at home, but the idea of never seeing anyone but my husband and my dogs because a man and his wife hurt me means they get to win—and I deserve a full life, which includes friends and joy outside my home—and admitting I haven’t been doing that, which was scary as hell. #ptsd #ptsdawareness #isolation #pinkhair #dowhatmakesyouhappy #findjoy #depression #endthestigma #happinessisajourney #itsokaynottobeokay #loveyourself #selfcare

6 0 3 hours ago
These were the first two oils for emotions that I ever tried...and they’re still my two favorites 😍.
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I was diagnosed with anxiety in my early 20s, although I had symptoms before that.  I spent almost a decade trying ALL THE THINGS ~ medication, therapy, changing the foods I ate, exercise, EFT (that actually helps!), exposure therapy (a must, especially for panic and OCD), acupuncture, and who knows what else.  I tried to learn to meditate but 🤷🏻‍♀️. Some things helped, some helped sometimes, and some helped never.
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I’m not exaggerating when I say that within months of starting to use these two oils daily, I was able to come off of medications I’d been on for 8+ years 🙌🏼. That’s not a promise or a guarantee, but it is my truth 💕.
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I will never run out of either of these oils 🌿. Peace & Calming is in my diffuser almost daily, and Valor is a daily staple for everyone in my home. {If you don’t have oils to slather on your melting-down child, you are making parenting way too hard 😂}
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Whether you struggle with anxiety or you just get stressed out or overwhelmed sometimes, I think everyone needs these in their house.  GET SOME now, and thank me later 😘.
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#mentalhealthawareness #itsokaynottobeokay #allthefeels #allthefeelings #peaceandcalming #valor #essentialoilsforemotions #emotionalsupport #postpartum #oilsforemotions #oilsformood #wellnessmama #toxinfreeliving

These were the first two oils for emotions that I ever tried...and they’re still my two favorites 😍.
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I was diagnosed with anxiety in my early 20s, although I had symptoms before that. I spent almost a decade trying ALL THE THINGS ~ medication, therapy, changing the foods I ate, exercise, EFT (that actually helps!), exposure therapy (a must, especially for panic and OCD), acupuncture, and who knows what else. I tried to learn to meditate but 🤷🏻‍♀️. Some things helped, some helped sometimes, and some helped never.
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I’m not exaggerating when I say that within months of starting to use these two oils daily, I was able to come off of medications I’d been on for 8+ years 🙌🏼. That’s not a promise or a guarantee, but it is my truth 💕.
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I will never run out of either of these oils 🌿. Peace & Calming is in my diffuser almost daily, and Valor is a daily staple for everyone in my home. {If you don’t have oils to slather on your melting-down child, you are making parenting way too hard 😂}
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Whether you struggle with anxiety or you just get stressed out or overwhelmed sometimes, I think everyone needs these in their house. GET SOME now, and thank me later 😘.
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#mentalhealthawareness #itsokaynottobeokay #allthefeels #allthefeelings #peaceandcalming #valor #essentialoilsforemotions #emotionalsupport #postpartum #oilsforemotions #oilsformood #wellnessmama #toxinfreeliving

5 2 3 hours ago
Happiness comes in waves 🌊
It’ll find you again, don’t you worry ☁️🧡
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Real talk: I’ve been back in New York for a little over week now. I hit my first speed bump yesterday, and today the blues and bad thoughts came back. Doubts, anxieties, negative talk...it all returned to run around in my head. So, I took the steps I know are best for ME and for TODAY to quiet the noise:
~ slept until I felt I was rested enough to notice when I was just being lazy, & thus got myself up 🖼
~ wore my @asianamericangirlclub shirt & @lillianandco ”I am Enough” necklace to feel comfortable & confident 🌟
~ sat and ate at the table w/ no phone or distractions...focusing on something inspiring/joyful (for this, I caught up on the newest @queereye season 💗)
~ took myself to a coffee shop, sat down & updated my planner as I listened to music + sipped on a matcha latte as it rained outside, for as long as I wanted ☔️🍵
~ journaled out my thoughts, my worries, and just let my stream of consciousness flow...along with writing 3 things I’m grateful for 📒🖋
~ took myself to get a delicious, comforting meal (aka Saigon Shack’s pho 🍜 then some @insomniacookies 🍪)
~ treated myself to something I really wanted (going to see @awkwafina in @thefarewell 📽🌅)
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Today, instead of letting my depression and anxieties control me, I practiced gratitude, thoughtfulness around my feelings, & a meditative state of my own with a quiet Me Day. I didn’t just shove my feelings down deep OR out of the way; I acknowledged them. I let them come and go, and made them sit with my happiness & contemplation. Just letting those feelings know they aren’t the only emotions at my head & heart’s headquarters (that’s right, think @pixarinsideout in this analogy!).
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Take it a day at a time. Give yourself air to think and understand and grow with whatever thoughts take over that day. And, as a reminder for myself (and for you if you so choose): it’s just one part of your behind the scenes. It doesn’t define the feature that you are. ✨
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#beundefinable #teamaagc #realtalk #mentalhealthawareness #idontmind #itsokaynottobeokay #asianamericangirlclub #representasian #youarenotalone #actor #writer #film #tv

Happiness comes in waves 🌊
It’ll find you again, don’t you worry ☁️🧡
⊱ ♡ ⊰
Real talk: I’ve been back in New York for a little over week now. I hit my first speed bump yesterday, and today the blues and bad thoughts came back. Doubts, anxieties, negative talk...it all returned to run around in my head. So, I took the steps I know are best for ME and for TODAY to quiet the noise:
~ slept until I felt I was rested enough to notice when I was just being lazy, & thus got myself up 🖼
~ wore my @asianamericangirlclub shirt & @lillianandco ”I am Enough” necklace to feel comfortable & confident 🌟
~ sat and ate at the table w/ no phone or distractions...focusing on something inspiring/joyful (for this, I caught up on the newest @queereye season 💗)
~ took myself to a coffee shop, sat down & updated my planner as I listened to music + sipped on a matcha latte as it rained outside, for as long as I wanted ☔️🍵
~ journaled out my thoughts, my worries, and just let my stream of consciousness flow...along with writing 3 things I’m grateful for 📒🖋
~ took myself to get a delicious, comforting meal (aka Saigon Shack’s pho 🍜 then some @insomniacookies 🍪)
~ treated myself to something I really wanted (going to see @awkwafina in @thefarewell 📽🌅)

Today, instead of letting my depression and anxieties control me, I practiced gratitude, thoughtfulness around my feelings, & a meditative state of my own with a quiet Me Day. I didn’t just shove my feelings down deep OR out of the way; I acknowledged them. I let them come and go, and made them sit with my happiness & contemplation. Just letting those feelings know they aren’t the only emotions at my head & heart’s headquarters (that’s right, think @pixarinsideout in this analogy!).

Take it a day at a time. Give yourself air to think and understand and grow with whatever thoughts take over that day. And, as a reminder for myself (and for you if you so choose): it’s just one part of your behind the scenes. It doesn’t define the feature that you are. ✨
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#beundefinable #teamaagc #realtalk #mentalhealthawareness #idontmind #itsokaynottobeokay #asianamericangirlclub #representasian #youarenotalone #actor #writer #film #tv

29 6 3 hours ago
Thanks to all of you...
66 more orders will ship out tomorrow bringing the total number of orders to 252...
You know what that means? 
That means we will be able to make sizable donations to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as well as a local charity supporting Veterans!!
This entire venture has been funded and no profits are kept by us--we will donate the proceeds from merchandise sales in an effort to support mental health awareness--which is an ever growing need in our communities. 
Thank you for joining us,  and for your continued support.  We couldn't do this without all of you!! 💛💛💛
#foreveryellow #riobash #afsp #mentalhealthawareness #suicideprevention #inthistogether #itsokaynottobeokay #breakthestigma #ihearyou #checkonyourfriends #unconditionallove #kindnessmatters #youmatter 
@jake_rio Love you 💛

Thanks to all of you...
66 more orders will ship out tomorrow bringing the total number of orders to 252...
You know what that means?
That means we will be able to make sizable donations to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as well as a local charity supporting Veterans!!
This entire venture has been funded and no profits are kept by us--we will donate the proceeds from merchandise sales in an effort to support mental health awareness--which is an ever growing need in our communities.
Thank you for joining us, and for your continued support. We couldn't do this without all of you!! 💛💛💛
#foreveryellow #riobash #afsp #mentalhealthawareness #suicideprevention #inthistogether #itsokaynottobeokay #breakthestigma #ihearyou #checkonyourfriends #unconditionallove #kindnessmatters #youmatter
@jake_rio Love you 💛

60 11 3 hours ago
Smile through the storms #itsokaynottobeokay #onedayatatime #smile

Smile through the storms #itsokaynottobeokay #onedayatatime #smile

5 0 4 hours ago
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10 2 4 hours ago
I like the relationship between Carter and Ahliyah a lot more than I did before. #wattpad #writers #authorsofinstagram #authors #publishinghouse #writerwithdreams # dreams #mentalhealth #itsokaynottobeokay

I like the relationship between Carter and Ahliyah a lot more than I did before. #wattpad #writers #authorsofinstagram #authors #publishinghouse #writerwithdreams # dreams #mentalhealth #itsokaynottobeokay

11 0 4 hours ago
#Repost @wysa_buddy (@get_repost)
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Open to love from anyone and everyone 😇
Differences give you a chance to understand the person more and love them a whole lot more 💖

Love them all and tag them all❤

Watch the live session this week with @jhilmilbreckenridge on #minoritymentalhealthmonth
with @chaitali.sinha this Thursday 10 pm IST.💞
Credits: @unitednations
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#minority #mentalhealthadvocate  #mentalhealthawareness #depressionawareness #bipolarawareness #anxietyproblems #panicattack #panicdisorder #tuesdayinspiration #dwaynejohnson #therock  #inspirationquote #quoted #wysabuddy #letstalk #letstalkaboutit #itsokaynottobeokay

#Repost @wysa_buddy (@get_repost)
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Open to love from anyone and everyone 😇
Differences give you a chance to understand the person more and love them a whole lot more 💖

Love them all and tag them all❤

Watch the live session this week with @jhilmilbreckenridge on #minoritymentalhealthmonth
with @chaitali.sinha this Thursday 10 pm IST.💞
Credits: @unitednations
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#minority #mentalhealthadvocate #mentalhealthawareness #depressionawareness #bipolarawareness #anxietyproblems #panicattack #panicdisorder #tuesdayinspiration #dwaynejohnson #therock #inspirationquote #quoted #wysabuddy #letstalk #letstalkaboutit #itsokaynottobeokay

28 0 4 hours ago
Keep going and stay strong ❤❤ the most important thing is to talk, don't ever feel you are alone. DM me anytime if needed 🙂 24/7  #strong #support #help #talk #helpoutthere #endthestigma #itsokaynottobeokay #suicideprevention #awareness #ptsd #depression #friends #family #dontbescared #askforhelp #endthestigmaofmentalillness #end #bullying #queensland #brisbane #australia #31seconds #insta

Keep going and stay strong ❤❤ the most important thing is to talk, don't ever feel you are alone. DM me anytime if needed 🙂 24/7 #strong #support #help #talk #helpoutthere #endthestigma #itsokaynottobeokay #suicideprevention #awareness #ptsd #depression #friends #family #dontbescared #askforhelp #endthestigmaofmentalillness #end #bullying #queensland #brisbane #australia #31seconds #insta

9 0 4 hours ago
There is some truth in this. I notice some of those qualities about myself 💪🏼🤘🏼
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#depression #anxietyquotes #anxiety #suicide #quoteoftheday #thoughtoftheday #dailyquote #mydailythoughts #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #love #survival #survivor #itsokaynottobeokay #itgetsbetter

There is some truth in this. I notice some of those qualities about myself 💪🏼🤘🏼
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#depression #anxietyquotes #anxiety #suicide #quoteoftheday #thoughtoftheday #dailyquote #mydailythoughts #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #love #survival #survivor #itsokaynottobeokay #itgetsbetter

8 0 4 hours ago
I am still struggling with sadness in my personal life right now. Many of the things affecting me have nothing to do with me and I have no control over them but they still have impacted my life greatly because it is happening to people I love very much. I'm feeling heartbroken and helpless, and as a certified helper that's one of the worst feelings I could have. 💔
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Things that are helping me keep my head above water:
• retaining a bare-minimum level of self care so that when I come out the other side of this storm (and I know I will) I won't have another set of problems waiting for me because I've been ignoring my most basic needs.
• accepting reality but also remembering that with time comes change and there is always still hope.
• confiding in a few close friends and family that know how to support me.
• surprisingly, sessions with my clients have been helpful for getting me back into positive headspace. Their reminders have been serving me as well!
• practicing daily gratitude in attempt to drown out the darkness with positivity and light. .
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Sometimes I struggle with posting this stuff on here because I know many of you (including myself) like that I keep it a positive space but this is my reality and you guys know I like to keep it real with you. Life is all about the good, the bad, and the ugly. If my experience can help someone in a similar situation, then it is once again a positive thing. 💖 I love you guys 💕
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#itsokaynottobeokay #fragile #bekindtoyourself #summertimesadness #mentalhealth #lifeiscrazy #innerstrength #positivemindset #selftalk #gratitude #thistooshallpass #selfcare #healthylifestyle #liveyourbestlife #happyandhealthy #womensempowerment #amateurphotography #lifestylephotography #heartyourselfhealthy

I am still struggling with sadness in my personal life right now. Many of the things affecting me have nothing to do with me and I have no control over them but they still have impacted my life greatly because it is happening to people I love very much. I'm feeling heartbroken and helpless, and as a certified helper that's one of the worst feelings I could have. 💔
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Things that are helping me keep my head above water:
• retaining a bare-minimum level of self care so that when I come out the other side of this storm (and I know I will) I won't have another set of problems waiting for me because I've been ignoring my most basic needs.
• accepting reality but also remembering that with time comes change and there is always still hope.
• confiding in a few close friends and family that know how to support me.
• surprisingly, sessions with my clients have been helpful for getting me back into positive headspace. Their reminders have been serving me as well!
• practicing daily gratitude in attempt to drown out the darkness with positivity and light. .
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Sometimes I struggle with posting this stuff on here because I know many of you (including myself) like that I keep it a positive space but this is my reality and you guys know I like to keep it real with you. Life is all about the good, the bad, and the ugly. If my experience can help someone in a similar situation, then it is once again a positive thing. 💖 I love you guys 💕
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#itsokaynottobeokay #fragile #bekindtoyourself #summertimesadness #mentalhealth #lifeiscrazy #innerstrength #positivemindset #selftalk #gratitude #thistooshallpass #selfcare #healthylifestyle #liveyourbestlife #happyandhealthy #womensempowerment #amateurphotography #lifestylephotography #heartyourselfhealthy

295 68 5 hours ago
Troubles and obstacles are here not to deter us but to teach us. 
They are here to make us stronger and wiser🙏🏼
It's up to you to see this, if you are facing troubles or are feeling stuck, try to stay inquisitive; question your experiences from a learning point of view. Instead of asking questions like "why me"? Try to open your mind to the idea of "what is this teaching me"? Learn to question your experiences from a mindset of growth because the more consciously we live our lives the more we gain from our experience in a positive light 💫

Troubles and obstacles are here not to deter us but to teach us.
They are here to make us stronger and wiser🙏🏼
It's up to you to see this, if you are facing troubles or are feeling stuck, try to stay inquisitive; question your experiences from a learning point of view. Instead of asking questions like "why me"? Try to open your mind to the idea of "what is this teaching me"? Learn to question your experiences from a mindset of growth because the more consciously we live our lives the more we gain from our experience in a positive light 💫

42 3 5 hours ago

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