Journals & Mental Health - Journals for beginners, writers & travelers.
People focus too superficially on mental wellness. It is extremely contradicting, as mental wellness is neither physical nor superficial. The self-care movement has been hyped and it’s all about taking care of our skin and bodies, which is a superficial type of self-care. It is important to take care of your nutrition, your skin, your body. But what about mental hygiene? It is not often discussed. It doesn’t have enough air
If we can normalize mental hygiene conversations and change mental health perceptions, we’ve won. Tous Jours was born right after we –and all of our college friends– were going through the most difficult transition yet: adulthood. Unemployment, 10-hour work days, unfulfilling jobs and significantly less free time to distress were getting the better of us. We noticed we weren’t alone, and that speaking up about our emotional state was part of a much forgotten mental hygiene routine, rather than a