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🌟May is Mental Health Awareness Month🌟

Even though we only have a few days left there’s no better time than the present to prioritize our well-being and support those around us. Let’s break the stigma and shine a light on the importance of mental health. 🌈💚

💆‍♀️ Take care of yourself: Remember to practice self-care daily. Engage in activities that bring you joy, whether it’s going for a nature walk, trying out a new recipe, or simply curling up with a good book, or in our case a nice estate sale. Prioritize YOU and nurture your mind, body, and soul. #SelfCareMatters

🧘‍♂️ Find your inner peace: Incorporate mindfulness prayer and relaxation techniques into your routine. Take a few minutes each day to breathe deeply, meditate, pray or practice yoga. Embrace the present moment and let go of your worries. #MindfulnessMatters

💖 Reach out for support: Remember, you are never alone. Seek comfort in your loved ones and foster positive relationships. Share your thoughts and feelings, and offer a listening ear to others. Together, we can create a strong support network. #CommunitySupport

🤝 Be kind and compassionate: Small acts of kindness can make a big difference. Reach out to someone who may be struggling, offer a smile, or lend a helping hand. A little kindness goes a long way in brightening someone’s day. Spread love compassion and understanding. #KindnessMatters

🆘 When you need help: If you’re facing challenges, professional help and resources are available. Reach out to mental health resources like @CrisisTextLine or @NAMICommunicate. Their compassionate support can provide the guidance and assistance you need. Remember, seeking help is a sign of strength. #YouAreNotAlone

🌐 Educate yourself: Stay informed about mental health topics, resources, and new research. Check out reputable organizations like @MentalHealthAmerica and @NIMHgov for valuable information and tools. Knowledge is power. #LearnAndGrow

Let’s stand together, uplift one another, and create a world where mental health is a priority. Your well-being matters, and you deserve to live a life filled with joy and fulfillment. 💚✨ #MentalHealthMatters #BreakTheStigma

During this month of awareness and onwards, let's remember the importance of self-care. Treat yourself to something special from our online shop and embrace the journey to better mental health. Enjoy 30% off EVERYTHING in our EBay & Etsy stores plus free shipping on all orders $35+ on Etsy!

Join us in promoting mental health awareness and enjoy a special 30% off all online inventory during our Mental Health Awareness Sale! Don't miss out on this opportunity to support your well-being and spread positivity. 💚✨

Helpful mental health tips:

Here are some practices that can contribute to better mental health:

1. Self-care: Engage in activities that promote relaxation, such as exercise, meditation, yoga, or hobbies you enjoy. Prioritize self-care and make time for activities that bring you joy and help you unwind.

2. Healthy lifestyle: Focus on maintaining a balanced diet, getting regular exercise, and ensuring sufficient sleep. A healthy body can positively impact mental health.

4. Social support: Nurture positive relationships and seek support from friends, family, church community or support groups. Social connections and a sense of belonging are vital for mental well-being.

5. Stress management: Develop effective coping mechanisms to manage stress. This may include practicing mindfulness, engaging in deep breathing exercises, journaling, or seeking therapy.

7. Mindfulness and relaxation techniques: Practice mindfulness meditation, deep breathing exercises, guided/non guided prayer or progressive muscle relaxation. These techniques can help reduce anxiety and promote a sense of calm.

8. Limiting exposure to negative influences: Minimize exposure to toxic relationships, stressful environments, or excessive media consumption that may negatively impact mental health. Set healthy boundaries and prioritize your well-being.

9. Seeking professional help: If you're experiencing persistent mental health challenges, consider consulting a mental health professional such as a therapist or counselor. They can provide guidance, support, and therapeutic interventions tailored to your specific needs.

Free resources:

Disaster Distress Helpline (https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline)�Call or text 1-800-985-5990 (tel:1-800-985-5990)�The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline

is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

People should seek help if they experience:

* persistent feelings of sadness, anger, or anxiety

* feelings of being overwhelmed

* low energy

* loss of motivation

* loss of interest in things a person previously enjoyed

* uncontrollable or intrusive thoughts

* panic attacks

* thoughts of suicide or self-harm

* domestic or sexual violence

* adverse effects following a natural disaster

* relationship difficulties

* substance abuse

* persistent memories of past trauma

* prolonged periods of grief following a bereavement

People should also seek help if an emotional or mental condition causes changes in behavior or beliefs, or if family and friends notice a difference in the person’s behavior or attitude.

Suicide prevention

If you know someone at immediate risk of self-harm, suicide, or hurting another person:

* Ask the tough question: “Are you considering suicide?”

* Listen to the person without judgment.

* Call 911 or the local emergency number, or text TALK to 741741 to communicate with a trained crisis counselor.

* Stay with the person until professional help arrives.

* Try to remove any weapons, medications, or other potentially harmful objects.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, a prevention hotline can help. The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is available 24 hours a day at 988. During a crisis, people who are hard of hearing can use their preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.

SAMHSA’s National Helpline (Substance Abuse)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) national helpline offers confidential treatment referrals in both English and Spanish to people with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, or both.

* Phone: 800-662-4357 (available 24/7)

* Support for deaf people and those with hearing loss: 800-487-4889 (available 24/7)

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline

* Phone: 800-656-4673 (available 24/7)

* Online chat: https://bit.ly/31L6uGM

National Suicide Prevention Hotline (United States)

* Phone: 800-273-8255 (available 24/7)

* Support for deaf people and those with hearing loss: 800-799-4899

* Online chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/ (available 24/7)

Crisis Text Line

* Text: HOME to 741741 (available 24/7)

The Veterans Crisis Line

This service is available to anyone, even those not registered or enrolled with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

* Phone: 800-273-8255 and press 1 (available 24/7)

* Text: 838255 (available 24/7)

* Online chat: http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/chat (available 24/7)

IMAlive:

IMAlive is an online crisis center offering support from volunteers trained in crisis intervention. Volunteers are ready to communicate via instant message with people in need of immediate support.

7 Cups of Tea is an online resource that offers free, anonymous, and confidential text chat with trained listeners and online therapists and counselors.

ADAA Online Support Group

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America’s (ADAA) online support group is a safe and supportive place to share information and experiences.

Self-Injury Outreach and Support are an international outreach organization offering a variety of resources for those who self-injure.

S.A.F.E. Alternatives

This is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base committed to helping people achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

* Phone: 800-366-8288

National Alliance on Mental Illness (www.nami.org)

National Institute of Mental Health (www.nimh.nih.gov)


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