Who is Mental Freedom For?

When I recently spoke about Mental Freedom, the person I was talking with assumed that it is for people with mental health concerns. While I know people with mental health […]

Choose Love Instead of Fear

Self-love

Beyond my birthday, October has many observances that I believe in and support involving diversity, anti-bullying, anti-violence, crime prevention, LGBTQ, dropout prevention and mental health. With that in mind, I […]

Social Wellness Month

July was declared Social Wellness Month designed by mental health professionals to underscore the importance of strengthening relationships and to empower people to prioritize their own mental health. There is […]

Moving forward in your goals

While we’re in the midst of Mental Health Awareness month, I’d like to discuss thinking about mental health along a continuum from poor to excellent. Self-care and goal setting often […]

Lessons from 2022

Kim Olver

At the end of the year, I like to look back at the lessons I learned—they are always plentiful. I like to challenge the adage, “You can’t teach an old […]

Improve Your Mental and Emotional Health

October is Mental Health Awareness and Emotional Awareness Month. When I heard that, I thought to myself, What’s the difference? I always thought that if you are mentally healthy, then […]

Improving Your Mental Health

mental health

If you read my last blog and have been wondering how to move along the mental health continuum from distress to peace, this is what you’ve been waiting for. Last […]

Assessing Your Mental Health

For far too long, mental health has been used as a euphemism for mental illness. I have many issues with this, but the one I’m writing about today is this: […]