Just Right Wellness

Just Right Wellness helps make wellness more accessible for people with a mental health disorder and their loved ones. There is no one-size-fits-all advice here, only practical tips and original ideas to increase a sense of well-being to all areas of life.

living well eating disorder Living Well with an Eating Disorder (7/18/2017) -   Eating disorders are some of the most dangerous and deadly mental health conditions. These disorders can take a large toll on one’s physical and mental health. Thankfully, recovery from eating disorders is very much possible. Here are thirteen notable people who recovered from an eating disorder and have continued to live well. Paula Abdul [...]
3 apps to calm you down 3 Apps to Calm You Down (6/20/2017) - Don’t you wish you could escape the pressures and stress of your daily life, even just for a few minutes? Well, you are in luck because I’ve discovered three amazing apps that can help you calm down when stress runs high. All three of these apps can help you de-stress and improve your mental health [...]
living well with borderline Living Well with Borderline Personality Disorder (6/13/2017) - Borderline personality disorder is a widely misunderstood disorder that is characterized by extreme mood swings, fear of abandonment, and destructive behaviors. While the symptoms of this disorder can affect a person’s life, it is possible to live well with this disorder. Here are ten examples of people who were able to achieve notable success while [...]
imsobipolar tweet 6 Things that Everyone Thinks are Signs of Mental Illness but Aren’t (5/16/2017) - Can you easily tell the difference between average behavior and mental illness? Probably not. There is a lot of misinformation floating around in our society about mental illness, making it hard to tell whether certain behaviors might be quirks or might be a sign of something more. To show you the typical human behaviors most [...]
8 Study Hacks to Beat Test Anxiety 8 Study Hacks to Beat Test Anxiety (4/25/2017) -   You showed up to class every day. You took lengthy notes and studied for hours. You go to take the test and suddenly, your body tenses, your mind goes blank, and you can’t bring yourself to answer a single question. If you can relate to this then you are probably struggling with test anxiety [...]
teens on smartphones Mental Health and Social Media: 5 Tips for Parents of Teenagers (3/21/2017) -   Social media is rapidly changing the way we communicate. From staying in touch with everyone you’ve ever met on Facebook to sharing your opinions on Twitter and photographs of your life on Instagram, how people connect to each other is much different from how it was even five years ago. With younger generations growing up [...]
women and drinking Cool Millennials and Stressed-Out Moms: Normalizing Excessive Drinking in Young Women (3/14/2017) - Both men and women enjoy drinking for a variety of reasons—to celebrate an event, to socialize with others, or calm down after a long day. Regardless of its benefits, alcohol can still cause dependence in both men and women. Yet, the stereotype of the alcoholic is usually pictured as a middle-aged man who would prefer [...]
superbetter SuperBetter: The App that Turns Mental Health into a Winning Game (2/28/2017) - Do you wish that taking care of your mental health and wellness was fun? Does it feel nearly impossible to break free from your negative thoughts and habits while taking steps to improve your overall happiness? Even with the guidance of a therapist, it still might feel daunting to work on your mental health every day. That’s [...]
living well with bipolar disorder Living Well with Bipolar Disorder (2/21/2017) - Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic-depression, is a serious mental health condition that is characterized by manic highs and depressive lows. The following is a list of notable people who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and have achieved great success in their chosen fields. This list contains mostly those who are still living, but we [...]
newspaper The Simple Secret to Staying Calm in Uncertain Times (1/20/2017) - The 2016 election left many feeling depressed or anxious about what the future holds. Having a nation so divided and so heated on many of the important issues in politics is unsettling. A poll taken last fall found that 90% of the respondents were experiencing emotional distress due to the election regardless of their political [...]
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