Five Instagram accounts that promote mental well-being

Instagram accounts that encourage mental health
Instagram accounts that encourage mental health

Recipes for Self Love 

This project came out of Alison Rachel’s personal search for ways to improve her own mental state. It’s a collection of empowering and inspirational illustrations, accompanied with various quotes that celebrate women.

If you’re seeking positive affirmations, look no further than this:

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Alexandra Elle 

Alexandra Elle, author and wellness consultant, spreads self-love and positive affirmations through poetry, storytelling, and writing. It’s through writing, alongside therapy, that Alexandra has healed her depression, and now shares her experiences on social media to help other women suffering from anxiety. Her work has a strong focus on building a community of like-minded people so they can support each other.

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Sad Girls Club 

Filmmaker Elyse Fox created Sad Girls Club after the positive reception of a documentary of the same name. The club is a community that creates conversations around the stigma behind mental health. It’s a judgement-free community for young women who don’t have to feel alone if they are depressed. And the account spreads information about all kinds of mental illnesses for girls who don’t have access to therapy and treatment.

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Phemelo ‘Phemi’ Sego

Phemelo Segoe offers personal development consultations through Life With Phemi. She’s the creator of #10intentionaldays and #NocomplaintsChallenge, which are platforms that provide self-development for people who want to realign and re-love themselves, or figure out what their next steps should be in trying to become better versions of themselves.

Her Mentality

Self-published author and poet, Sizakele Phohleli, focuses on self-love and body positivity. Her words are uplifting, and encourage you to love yourself exactly as you are. We particularly love how her poetry leans towards self-assurance and kindness.

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