42 Inspiring "My Tips For Mental Health" Tweets For When You Need A Bit Of Reassurance

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The choice of how to deal with your mental health issues is extremely personal and varied. What works for one person may not work for another. Unfortunately, taking care of your mental health isn't a topic that's often discussed. But, people are taking action to change that on Twitter right now. While you may have started to associate Twitter as the land of Trump, some things that come out of the social media site are incredibly beneficial. Take the trending hashtag #MyTipsForMentalHealth for instance. Filled with users sharing empowering messages to those struggling with mental health issues, as well as explaining how they cope, it's an inspiring display of love and support.

Even more importantly, #MyTipsForMentalHealth creates a way for people to candidly discuss mental health, something that is not done nearly enough. Since you can't see mental health, so many still find ways to wrongly dismiss its existence. Mental health may still face an incredible stigma but the fact that these users took the time to show that you are never alone in your fight could have a life-changing effect.

Movements, such as this hashtag, can also be instrumental in helping people determine that their struggles are something more and thus identify ways to seek treatment. So often, people deal with mental health issues for too long a time without even realizing what's happening. It took me 20 years of panic attacks and anxiety to discover that I have a panic disorder. For years I tore myself apart at how weak I was being in a given situation, hating how I let things get to me. At the worst, I genuinely thought I was going to die while facing a panic attack, having no way to define what it was that I was experiencing.

It's been almost a year to the day since I learned what I was dealing with and went on medication. The person I was then would barely recognize the person I am now, but that doesn't mean every day is a walk in the park. Instead it means I've learned what coping mechanisms are most effective for me and, when my panic disorder acts up, I have the knowledge that I can survive it.

I still have days where I can feel each piece of negativity right on the edge of my consciousness, and I do everything I can to fight back against it. Luckily resources and conversations around mental health are becoming increasingly common, just as we see through #MyTipsForMentalHealth. "Prioritizing your own mental health is finally starting to come out of the closet as a way to experience greater success, more friendships, stronger relationships and promote vitality," Dorian Crawford, PsyD tells Bustle. "When we understand what is going on inside, we can make choices and changes that will be noticeable on the outside. If we do not take care of ourselves, we cannot expect to be strong for others when they need us."

If you are struggling with your mental health or want to learn how to better be there for those that are, the best step to take is educating yourself on the various ways to help the situation. Read on for the most inspiring #MyTipsForMentalHealth tweets for advice to on how to work towards better mental health.

1. It's OK If You're Not OK

Mrs. Siriboe on Twitter

2. Help Is Waiting For You

Jenn on Twitter

3. Mental Health Matters As Much As Physical

Shhhhhh... on Twitter

4. Letting Go Is An Act Of Strength

Not Quite Ladylike on Twitter

5. Do What You Need To Do

Amanda Krueger on Twitter

6. Lay Back And Stare At The Stars For Awhile

Katie H. Weill on Twitter

7. Getting Help Is Never Weak

Jules on Twitter

8. Just Log Off For A Bit

Amanda Quraishi on Twitter

9. You're Perfect Just The Way You Are

Kim Randall on Twitter

10. Your Struggle Is Valid

Kevin Saito on Twitter

11. You Deserve The Best Life

Leanna Renee on Twitter

12. People Do Want To Help

Kim Randall on Twitter

13. Take The Time To Check In With Yourself

Michele in NYC on Twitter

14. Avoid Situations That Harm You

Camille Monae on Twitter

15. There Is Light In Your Future

Justice D. Dawson on Twitter

16. You Are Living A Life Worth Living

Kim Randall on Twitter

17. You Are Never Alone In This

is the dumb catchy? on Twitter

18. Try Not To Feed The Negativity

Melanie on Twitter

19. Say As Much As You Can

Justice D. Dawson on Twitter

20. Step Back From What Stresses You

Katriina Kreiner 🦊 on Twitter

21. Never Allow Anyone To Invalidate You

Bella on Twitter

22. In And Out The Breath Goes

NoirSzn on Twitter

23. Things Can Get Better

Justice D. Dawson on Twitter

24. Know What You're Dealing With

Anna Wieczerzak on Twitter

25. Figure Out What Works For You

Bri. on Twitter

26. A Bad Day Doesn't Equal A Bad Life

Lexie on Twitter

27. Embrace Who You Are

28. Mental Health Needs To Be Discussed

CandyBalloon on Twitter

29. If Trump Is The Cause Of Stress

30. You Are Stronger Than This

Bry Guy on Twitter

31. Nothing Will Happen Overnight

Bonnie Stufflebeam on Twitter

32. Celebrate Your Victories

Jules on Twitter

33. It May Not Be Seen, But It's Still There

Nvr 4get Jade Helm15 on Twitter

34. Seriously, Just Don't Do It

Donald Trump on Twitter

35. Pick Good People To Surround Yourself With

Heather on Twitter

36. Be Conscious Of Your Thoughts

Rachel Michelle on Twitter

37. None Of This Is Your Fault

Anna Wieczerzak on Twitter

38. Analyze Where Your Thoughts Are Coming From

Name cannot be blank on Twitter

39. It's Amazing What Sleep Can Do

Mel on Twitter

40. Acknowledge What You're Grateful For

Michael Kinsella on Twitter

41. Try Not To Isolate Yourself

Ⓜ️iranda Gauvin on Twitter

42. It's OK To Only Save Yourself

Abigail M. on Twitter

The final tweet reminds me of the quote attributed to an anthro professor that circles around, "You all have a little bit of 'I want to save the world' in you, that's why you're here, in college. I want you to know it's OK if you only save one person, and it's OK if that person is you.' A huge part of mental health care is being aware of your needs. It's OK to take the time to focus on how to make yourself feel better.

If you are struggling with mental health issues please know that you are never alone in your fight. There are so many people out there who want to support you and ensure that things get better. Things can get better, never forget that.

If you are having suicidal thoughts please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.