Hey Guys! It’s November and that means we’re talking about men’s mental health. Even in today’s society, men can feel a lot of pressure to be strong and stoic and be providers for their families. That can add a lot of psychological pressure, especially if you’re dealing with anxiety or depression or another mental, Read More

I’m ashamed to admit, but I was super pissed about spending 2 hours wedged in-between thousands of other cars as dozens of police and firefighters assisted a suicidal man. As I sat in the bumper-to-bumper gridlock from Hollywood to the Valley, a fleeting thought crossed my mind: this guy is selfish. I mean, why, Read More

Sunset by Jacob Moore

People often ask my motivations for starting NoStigmas. Of course, losing my father to suicide when I was six has a lot to do with it. Living with anxiety and depression are also part of the equation. But it was a single phrase that showed me the reality of mental health stigmas.

Original post: I Am No Robin Williams by Jacob Moore | NoStigmas.org Like most of you, I never had the chance to meet Robin Williams. Yet so many of us feel like we knew him so well. I mean, I feel like I’ve lost my funny uncle Robin. By the time I was born, he, Read More

Habit #5: Therapy (Part 6 of 7) “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” -Carl Rogers, Ph. D. Over the years, there are various occasions when problems in our lives can cause enough emotional distress to make us feel completely and utterly overwhelmed. Everyone, Read More

Habit #4: Mental Exercise (Part 5 of 7) “Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.” -Gandhi or “There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.” -Napoleon Hill As people grow older, many worry about becoming more forgetful with age. Early cases of Alzheimer’s or dementia are very, Read More

Habit #3: Mental Stillness (Part 4 of 7) “Perfection is not when there is no more to add, but no more to take away.” -Bruce Lee Meditation can ease common stress from day to day, to help bring tranquility to those who practice mental stillness. Stress can make individuals tense or anxious and reduce, Read More

Habit #2: Fitness (Part 3 of 7) The secret of getting ahead is getting started. -Mark Twain OR Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. -Jim Ryan Fitness isn’t about running marathons or competing in the Ironman Triathlon. It doesn’t have to be an up-at-dawn jog or midnight stir, Read More

Habit #1: Nutrition (Part 2 of 7) by Jacob Moore “Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.” –English Proverb In order to step into a healthier lifestyle, there are several ways to begin. By taking a few steps at a time, it’s possible to build the proper foundation for a long, Read More

Part 1: Journey to Mental Wellness It began with a ton-of-bricks feeling in my chest and shortness of breath. I became dizzy and started sweating. It felt like a heart attack. I suddenly realized that I was going to die right there in the middle of European History. But I was 16 and an, Read More