Wendy is very open in this Mindfulness Monday when she talks about her current mental health issues.
She takes powerful quotes, and relates them to her life experience.
I came away feeling that I am not alone in my struggles. And encouraged by her strength and resolve.
You are not alone, either, Wendy. You are gently hugged in a circle of virtual and “solid” friends.

Picnic with Ants

Today’s Mindfulness Monday is not really quotes on mindfulness, they are mindful quotes on mental health.  There are more quotes than usual, I actually found over 30 that I liked and finally cut it down to these 7.  After each quote I will explain why I chose that particular quote.  I hope you will bare with me, as most of you know I’m working through a mental health crisis of my own, and working on this post has helped me feel not so alone.  ***Please note that this post contains a frank discussion on mental health issues including suicide ideation.

“Beautiful fake smile.

All it takes is a beautiful fake smile

 to hide an injured soul and

they will never notice how broken you really are.”

~Robin Williams

I chose this quote because we I often use a fake smile to get through the day.  Whether it be because of…

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