Three Blog Posts about Mental Illnesses and the Holidays
posted on December 11, 2017
Below is a three part series I did on my blog, Staying Strong 24/7, last year about how to deal with winter/the holidays with a mental illness. It is full of helpful tips on how to help yourself or a loved one struggling through the holidays.
Using Natural Family Planning for Birth Control
In this article, Chaunie talks about how she personally doesn’t like the thought of taking hormonal birth control. Instead, she uses a method called Fertility awareness method (FAM). “FAM is based on actual science and teaches women and couples how to tell when a woman is fertile and when she is not–and make decisions about sex after that.” Women may choose this option for themselves if they are looking for something more natural or frustrated with unpleasant side effects that birth control can cause. “I wish people knew that FAM is actually scientifically based, and that knowing more about your...