The Breakthrough Voice 22nd May, 2019

6 Instagram Accounts About Mental Wellbeing We Should Know About.

Disclaimer: This is not an advice-based or diagnosis-based portal. The author of this listicle is living with mental illness and makes these recommendations on a very personal basis.

A couple of years ago, the Royal Society for Public Health and the Young Health Movement released a survey that found Instagram to be the worst social media platform for one’s mental health. The constantly updated feed of people posting how happening their lives are resulted in feelings of anxiety, alienation and constant fear of missing out. On the other hand, Instagram has also been harnessed by a few as a medium of global communication and source of support. Mental health advocates, activists and writers are challenging the notion of Instagram as a breeding ground for complexes and encouraging people to build positive feeds.

On that note, here are 6 intersectional Instagram accounts that propagate mental health awareness, body positivity, healing, self-care and self-love:

1) Recipes For Self Love

 

 

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Our patriarchal society paints a picture of masculinity as monolithic, this has many toxic effects on people and the world. We need to work on interrogating and breaking down the gender binary and creating safe environments for all people to explore and express what masculinity means to them. Remember that masculinity is multidimensional and multifaceted @sexeducation @netflixuk . . . #recipesforselflove #masculinity #bodypositive #sexeducation #selflove #selfcare #loveyourself #champion #youareperfect #genderisaconstruct #genderisfluid #netflix #feminism #lifestyle #instagood #feminsta #feminist #instagood #instalove #illustration #digital #drawing #love #design #graphic #art #quotes #yourself

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2) Self-Care Station

 

3) Marcela Sabiá

 

4) Seanie Draws

 

 

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brighter times to come ( #tbt #repost )

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5) The Latest Kate

 

6) Sanity Soap

 

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Also Read: 5 Twitter Accounts Dedicated To Mental Health And Self-Care


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