Category: Improving Self

  • Using Scales For Mental Health

    Using Scales For Mental Health

    I suffer from depression. My mental health makes it difficult for me to even do the simplest stuff. Some days, I struggle to read. I have been reading almost constantly since I was eight years old, so struggling to enjoy reading really means I’m having a bad day. My husband tries his best to help, […]

  • Improve All Over Health With Exercise

    Improve All Over Health With Exercise

    Exercise is difficult. Working out is another name that emphasizes the difficulty of exercising. Most people do not like to work. Fortunately, most people also understand the necessity of exercise. To this end, people seek motivation and rewards to keep them exercising. Honestly, the best reasons to exercise are personal. Personal reasons to exercise usually […]

  • Am I Healthy? – Figuring It Out

    Am I Healthy? – Figuring It Out

    Let’s be honest. Everything in society and the media makes figuring out health difficult. On the one hand, you see pictures showing beautiful women and men looking perfect. On the other side, you see larger men and women and are told that this is beautiful and healthy. What is the truth? As usual, the truth […]

  • Depression and Alone With Children

    Depression and Alone With Children

    From time to time, my spouse has to go away for long periods of time for his job. This leaves me alone with three children, two pets, and a house to handle by myself. Generally, I rely on his help after work to allow me to keep my stress and depression under control. Obviously, when […]

  • How to Get Out of Bed Early

    How to Get Out of Bed Early

    I hate early mornings. Getting out of bed to do exercise feels like torture. Honestly getting out of bed before eight in the morning feels like torture. Unfortunately, I have three children who take after their Dad, who wakes up early all the time. This means that if I want any time for myself, I […]

  • The Importance of MEPSfit

    The Importance of MEPSfit

    When I started MEPSfit, I did it with the goal of learning and sharing how to achieve mental, emotional, physical, spiritual fitness. All-around health depends on this type of fitness. We struggle more when one part is unfit. It takes a balancing act to keep it all together and helps maintain sanity in an insane […]

  • Family History – Helps With All-Around Health

    Family History – Helps With All-Around Health

    You received genetic material from a father and a mother, who received genetic material from their parents. This line continues backward until the earth began. Whether you acknowledge that relationship this connection still exists. Tracing the connection is called genealogy or family history. Ignoring the connection is possible, but not advisable. Knowing your family history […]

  • Love Yourself Like You Love Others

    Love Yourself Like You Love Others

    Treat others the way you want to be treated. People say this phrase to encourage kind behavior. Christians have a similar phrase in “Love your neighbor as yourself”. Both phrases kindness and love towards others. They also imply that you love and treat yourself kindly. Sometimes that is just not true. Sometimes you need to […]

  • 10 Rules For Being an Adult

    10 Rules For Being an Adult

    At the age of 18, we consider children adults. Looking back I disagree. At 18, I was a child, still figuring out life. Now, at 36, I still don’t feel like much of an adult. I decided to make a list of rules for being an adult, rather than a child in an adult body. […]

  • How to Deal With Depression While Sick

    How to Deal With Depression While Sick

    I hate feeling sick. The sick I mean is the type where you can still do stuff, but wish you could stay in bed instead. When I feel sick, I struggle even more physically and mentally. Physically, I feel exhausted, nauseous, and in pain. Mentally I feel tired and struggle to focus. I also struggle […]