Meet Sarah. Sarah joined the Superbands team at the start of this year, her passion for mental health and her love of writing radiating from the moment she first connected with us. In her first blog post to kick off 2019, Sarah openly shares her struggles with eating disorders, depression, and anxiety - and how she found freedom from the chains of her mental illness. Her road to recovery wasn’t easy but it was her unique story that allowed her to overcome some of the toughest days of her life, putting her on the journey that led her to Superbands.
Dr. Carey Heller is a clinical psychologist based in Bethesda MD that specializes in ADHD, with the goal of helping people enhance their lives by learning practical tools to overcome the impact of ADHD in their daily lives. His tips and tricks are not just helpful for those struggling with ADHD, but truly anyone looking to find focus and improve time management - which is something we are all looking to do to lead more productive lives. Read on to get a glimpse at Dr. Heller’s advice and to get an idea of how you can improve your life, ADHD or not.
Nicole McMullin struggled with loneliness and emotional disconnect from childhood, and longed for connectedness. Her music was where she found her emotional connection and, through music, found refuge and hope. She felt compelled to bring this same magic to others and became a mental health therapist. Learn more about how she connected her passion for music with mental health advocacy in today’s post.
Musician Jayshawn admits that his journey through life hasn’t been easy and, at times, he believed that his pain was too great to continue living. He triumphed over his own inner demons and dove head first into creating his own music as an outlet for his thoughts and emotions. For Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, he opens about his own self-discovery of his resilience and strength, and his hopes to create his own music that inspires others to realize their importance in the world.
Celebrating the launch of our Suicide Prevention Awareness Campaign for Sept 2018, Superbands Founder and President, Jessica Villa, candidly shares her triumph through tragedy and the strength she discovered within her during one of her darkest times. Additionally, she openly shares a thank you to the many supporters across the Superbands platforms who continue to inspire her on this incredible journey to change the world.
Meet Haley Lubas, author of blog Some Worries. Haley candidly shares how her whirlwind of a college experience truly opened her eyes to the strength she had within her to fight her anxiety, her battles with eating disorders, and homesickness to unravel an incredible experience of growth, self-reflection, and true empowerment. An inspiration to her readers, and a reminder that no one is alone in their battles with mental illness, we are proud to share Haley’s story to kick of September. Welcome to back to school, Superfans!
Meet our Public Relations Manager, Lauren Mackey, a student at the University of Florida who is eagerly pursuing the career of her dreams while advocating for social change and mental wellness. Today, she shares her top 6 tips for managing your mental health in college, through her own first hand experience, to gaining freedom from the overwhelming stress that previously loomed over her. She’s got a ton of great insight to share and you truly do not want to miss this. Read more to get to know Lauren and start your 2018-2019 school year off great with her exceptional advice!
Meet Courtney, an avid book lover and the author of the blog, Curly Book Owl, where she speaks openly about the many books she dives into. She believes in the importance of self-care and posts about it often on her blog. Today, she bravely shares her own personal struggles with self-worth and the importance that putting yourself first can be for overcoming even the toughest of days.
Meet Sherene Binns, mental health advocate and founder of Beautifully Complicated, a blog dedicated to sharing her personal struggles with mental illness and to spark conversations about the importance of seeking help. Read on to jump right in to her story, and find yourself inspired and eager with a thirst to learn more about her story.