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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, […]


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 […]

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  


Living in fear feels horrible. It breaks down your walls and puts you in a vulnerable position. Your guard is no longer existent, which exposes you to greater possibilities of getting hurt (emotionally and physically). I experienced this quite frequently as I worked through my psychotic symptoms. I feared every single day, every single night. […]


Confidence and self worth are essential in order to feel beautiful. I already know that every single one of you is beautiful (there is no doubt in my mind about that), but feeling that way is not always as easy as it sounds. When I was in 7th grade, I struggled with accepting myself. I […]

Christine Marie Frey School Presentation Booking Opportunities

Author and recording artist Christine Marie Frey (artist name Christine XP) created Brain XP as an outlet to build a community for teens and young adults who have been affected by mental illness, along with their friends, families, and support networks (churches, schools, neighborhoods). With the forthcoming release of the book and album on April […]