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World Mental Health Day! Remember to Check on Yourself and Your Loved Ones

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We live in a fast-paced era where you can easily forget to take care of yourself.

Mental health is just as important as physical health. If you’ve been feeling under the weather for a long time, or if you’re struggling, you’re not alone. Around 50% of people get diagnosed with a mental health issue at some point in their lives. With this in mind, make sure to check on yourself and your loved ones from family and friends.

Take a look at these mental health resources for a ray of sunshine to brighten up your day!

1. Shamsaha

Shamshaha is a free local women’s 24/7 crisis helpline that helps women emotionally, logistically, and informational!

2. Hamad Al Saad

Hamad Al Saad, aka The Nourisher, is an ex-police officer and now wellness coach. He talks about various topics, ranging from peer pressure to men’s mental health! We couldn’t be more proud.

3. Ally Salama

Ally is a mental health ambassador for the Middle East, and has spoken at WHO, UN, and MIT. He also runs EMPWR MAG, a digital magazine on mental health in the region. Check out the website HERE.

4. Morgan Harper Nichols

Combining stunning illustrations with poems, Morgan creates art that’ll already have you feeling at peace when you see it.

5. Minaa B

Minaa B is a therapist and wellness coach based out of NYC, and her posts are the perfect small snippets of information that’ll have you take better care of yourself in no time!

6. Self Care Is For Everyone

Self Care Is For Everyone is a community that honors self-care in all of its gorgeous posts and merchandise. They also work with independent artists and nonprofit groups to help create products with only the most wholesome vibes.

7. Nedra Glover Tawwab

Nedra Glover Tawwab is a therapist and author whose work focuses on setting boundaries.

8. Yung Pueblo

Yung Pueblo is a writer and meditator who comes up with some serene short passages that’ll help you come home to yourself.

9. Lisa Olivera

Lisa Olivera is a marriage and family therapist who posts little reminders and lists about the healing journey that absolutely makes our day.

10. Mari Andrew

Mari Andrew is an author and artist whose posts can heal, inspire, and help us acknowledge the lighter sides of ourselves.

Take care, and remember it’s okay to not be okay!


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