Teens Helping Teens Change the Language of Mental Health

What Mask Do YOU Wear?

We all have our insecurities, our fears, and our challenges. We all have those moments when we just want to hide. In those moments, our best friend becomes our mask. The mask we can count on to hide all true feelings inside of us. The question is: What Mask Do YOU Wear? and Why Do […]

Get To Know Me Tag

2018 is almost coming to an end, and I feel that the best way to wrap up the year is to clarify everything about my book and album Brain XP with the Get To Know Me Tag! I’m going to answer all of your questions I have been asked about the process of completing the […]

Types of Music Therapy and its Benefits

What is Music Therapy? In order to decide if music therapy would be useful in your life, it is important to understand what music therapy really is. Here is a brief rundown of music therapy and its benefits. Definition  Music Therapy is a kind of therapy that helps people maintain their mental health through the […]

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasons change, and so do we. But why? Why is spring so warming and summer so bright, but autumn and winter fall flat? We see the pattern, but it simply makes no sense! The struggles of daily life cannot be the only reason. We’re fed up and confused. We want answers. We need answers. After […]

How To Help A Teenager With Anxiety

Anxiety is everywhere and can be tough to deal with, especially for teens. Many teenagers often feel alone as a result of anxiety, and it is the parents’ job to help them through those feelings. Being a teenager with anxiety myself has allowed me to realize the things I wish the people around me knew. […]

Mental Health and Caffeine….

Is caffeine a positive mental health habit?  Growing up, I always thought drinking coffee was not a good habit to develop. I assumed I should simply be responsible to set a morning alarm and splash water on my face to be ready for the day. Coffee was not necessary in order to “wake up”. Of course, coffee isn’t necessary, […]

5 WAYS TO COPE WITH BACK TO SCHOOL ANXIETY

BACK TO SCHOOL ANXIETY Back to school season has officially arrived, and summer is officially ending. Mixed emotions flow through the air. Excitement. Nerves. Curiosity. These feelings are completely normal. I’ve always experienced mixed emotions as I think about school starting again, but there’s one enormous feeling that lingers in my head. ANXIETY. Anxiety has […]

Mental Health Journey | Behind the Story of “The Mask”

“The Mask” Concept- Mental Health “The Mask” is a very special chapter, and it is by far one of my most favorite songs I’ve written. It’s concept is very close to my heart, and it’s message is relatable on so many levels, not just mental health. The Mask is all about reflection. We tend to […]

Brain XP the Book and Soundtrack Now Available!

Brain XP the Book and Brain XP the Soundtrack are now available at all digital retailers! To buy now: Brain XP the Book (on both Kindle and paperback): https://www.amazon.com/dp/198606901X/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_awdb_t1_KQ94AbDVWXVBP Brain XP the Soundtrack: iTunes: Brain XP by Christine XP https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/brain-xp/1373712028 Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/Brain-XP-Christine/dp/B07C812SV3/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1524849083&sr=8-2&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&keywords=christine+xp&dpPl=1&dpID=51HSyBISJXL&ref=plSrch Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/4lvLoOsaORglYNkbEHFTGz?si=LGEcE6mySRGbuQllajqf6w Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/m/Bojscemlr3rmnc7otueeu222kgi?t=Brain_XP