Mental Health Instagram Accounts to Follow
Haley is a photographer + writer who opens up about her own experiences with health, relationships + trauma. She quite literally encourages others to bare it all + embrace their emotions + feelings. Her Insta captions, stories, and content provide so much inspiration + sense of understanding with some of life’s toughest insecurities + traumas.
Her insta bio says it all — *lifestyle, womanhood, bad-assery*. Chinae’s posts about mental health, fitness, life + everything in between are funny + relatable. When she’s not sharing her inner dislike of kale, she’s a writer, podcaster, public speaker, Youtuber ++ ultimate girl boss. Her message is to empower people to be better through positive thinking, active change, self-love — with a lot of laughing and curse words along the way.
Hannah is extremely transparent about her journey through eating disorders + anxiety. When she’s not being a trainer at Equinox, she’s a marathoner. On her stories, Hannah talks about her experiences of working in the health + fitness world ++ being a runner while dealing with past E.Ds and anxiety. She’s not afraid to share her mistakes, failures, and bad days, making her extremely relatable — you’ll feel like you’re talking to your best friend.
Chris describes herself as an advocate of travel, vulnerability + redefining the norm. Through her posts, she talks about her real-life problems + thoughts, opening up a space for thoughtful discussions.
Morgan Harper Nichols
Chances are, you’ve seen Morgan’s illustrations + quotes before. Her beautiful illustrations + thoughtful words are not only relatable but easily shareable, allowing you to express your thoughts + feelings without saying a word yourself.
Recipes for Self Love
This fully illustrated account is simple + to the point. By sharing just a phrase or sentence with a female illustration, this account is empowering + enlightening.
My Wellbeing is a mental health service that works to connect individuals with therapists they can afford. Their posts typically share expertly written articles, supportive affirmations + mental health guides + tips. Their stories also typically include various therapists who offer their insight!
If you’re a visual person, Hannah Daisy’s illustrations will liven up your feed. She posts about common struggles we all face, helping us to feel like we aren’t alone. Her signature is #boringselfcare — a great reminder that self-care isn’t always glamorous + bubble baths!
Beth *subtly* tackles self-care + mental health with her extremely relatable [+ sometimes hilarious] comics. No matter how you’re feeling, you can find a comic to relate to.
Minaa B’ is a licensed social worker and mental health advocate. Her instagram will fill your feed with beautiful notes that she calls “gentle reminders.” The posts include topics like healing from trauma, acceptance and self-love. Minaa has a special note for every subject that will make you feel embraced + find connection.
Sonaksha is an artist + writer from India who uses her post to discuss topics such as mental health, body image, and gender. Shooting her a follow will lift your spirits whenever you see her beautiful work. Additionally, she writes Instagram captions that unpack self-care practices, feminism, and political activism. The best part is her work is available online — you can purchase her prints + postcards!
Yes, Headspace as in the meditation app! Just like their app, their Insta feed brings us motivation through self-reflection + engaging graphics. Their posts are also super vibrant + fun, a great page to follow if you’re looking for some bright colors!
Akanksha started her account to share her poetry but then began to change her content towards sharing her experience with anxiety, which she was diagnosed with at age 16. She shares her experiences with an honest view about living with anxiety + how to manage during these difficult times. The best part? Her posts will fill your feed your bright + vibrant pictures that will definitely light up your day.
Yasmine Cheyenne is an educator, author, speaker + mental health advocate who wants to help people learn how to utilize daily practices into their lives. She grew an online community using her Instagram + is the host of The Sugar Jar Podcast! Her Instagram posts are full of reminders to keep you going throughout the day as well as her Sugar Jar check ins that make you feel like you’re in a one-on-one call. Make sure to check her out!
Cam is an author, father, + educator on mental health ++ education services. Cam was adopted as a child determined to find his biolgoical mother once he became an adult. With lots of support from the adoptee community, he found his biological mother ending a 5 year search. Cam decided to help others as they explore their intersecting identities shortly after, + his posts about these topics are very informational as well as inspirational!
Victoria is a former division one athlete + a current mental health + body image advocate. She founded The Hidden Opponent, which is a nonprofit working to raise awareness about mental health in sports. She posts about her previously mental health struggles + how she was able to get help during her time as a volleyball player at University of Southern California. Her posts will fill your feed with inspiration to love your body not for what it looks like but for all that it provides you the power to do!
Chrissy is a writer, speaker, + coach passionate to creating a diverse + inclusive fitness industry. She spent the majority of her twenties making herself small, until strength training changed her course. Chrissy wants people to stop shrinking themselves + start taking up space! Her Instagram shows a lot of her life, including body positivity + DEI focuses, ++ has some advice she gives to her clients!
Therapy for Women Center
Therapy for Women was founded by Amanda White after being frustrated with the lack of modern approaches to therapy. She wanted to make therapy different + accessible by offering both in-person + online therapy sessions with therapists she found to be authentic + compassionate. The Therapy for Women Center instagram page is loaded with great advice + affirmations to leave you feeling inspired all day long!
Mik is a body-positivity influencer who is open to talking about her eating disorder recovery journey + normalizing normal bodies. Her Instagram posts are so comforting as she talks about her struggles as well as her lessons learned with having an ED + learning to love her body as it is.
Have you heard of the Loveland Foundation? If so, then you may know that it was founded by Rachel! Rachel is a writer, entrepreneur + innovator for philanthropies. Her Instagram follows along her life where she is raw with her thoughts, definitely something to keep on your page.
Purely Elizabeth Pumpkin Granola
Purely Elizabeth is our favorite granola ever + this flavor tops our list of fav pumpkin flavored things! Run don’t walk to try it for yourself here!
Cocoa Butter Chapstick
Say goodbye to chapped lips this winter! Cocoa Butter is the BEST chapstick around + the only way to survive Chicago winters!
When Life Gives You Lulu Lemons
A novel spinoff of The Devil Wears Prada, this book is a fun + easy read during the holidays! Grab your copy here + let us know what you think with #CHAARGBookClub!
La Colombe Pumpkin Spice Draft Latte
La Colombe + Pumpkin Spice = all our dreams come true. Haven’t had a La Colombe draft latte yet? Your taste buds will thank us ; ) Grab a pack of 16.
The key to surviving cold + flu season! Vitamin C is our go-to supplement + these packets are perfect for when you’re on the run or traveling. Just add water + drink! Grab a pack here.
Kiehl’s Body Butter
With cooler weather comes dryer skin… but we’ve got you covered! This lotion from Kiehl’s is super moisturizing + a little goes a long way so it lasts forever!
NUMI Golden Milk Latte
Golden milk is full of health benefits, antioxidants, + is pretty much the ultimate cure for any fall blues! You can make it at home just by heating up milk of your choice [our fav is oat!] + adding a teaspoon of Numi’s Golden Latte Mix!
Finally hopping on the letter board trend! These can add decor to any space + you can easily change for the occasion. Grab one here!
Biena Chickpea Snacks
The cure for long study sessions — SNACKS. These roasted chickpeas from Biena are full of protein, delicious, + have a ton of different flavors [try: honey roasted + BBQ]
We’re obsessed with these lights! Perfect for wall decor or to frame a window/door frame in your apartment or dorm room. Grab them here!
There’s not much we love more than a good travel mug… + this one comes in CHAARG blue [+tons of other colors]! ; ) Grab one + take it to those 8AM classes with you. Find it here!
Butternut Squash Soup
The most underrated food of fall — Butternut Squash! There’s a ton of different ways to mix it into your meals but this soup from Minimalist Baker is our fav + so easy to make [plus it’s vegan/gf!].
This scarf is a Lululemon *classic* + has snaps so it can be worn a million different ways AKA it’ll never go out of style! They come out with new colors every season + you can see this year’s here.
Simple Mills Pumpkin Bread Mix
The Simple Mills obsession continues… with Pumpkin Muffins! They are gluten free + can be made vegan. A new fall essential. Grab a box + enjoy.
Blue Q Bag
Packing your lunch everyday can be a drag, so spice it up with a fun bag! The perfect buy for any meal prepper — find yours here.
The fix for tight muscles? A Lacrosse ball! Use it to roll out muscle knots + massage sore areas. Simple but VERY effective. Grab a pack of 6.
Capri Blue Candle
This candle will have your whole room smelling like Anthropologie in 20 minutes + last forever! Count us in! With different sizes + colors — it’s the perfect way to ring in fall. You can get yours here.
We can’t have a fall obsessions list without a fuzzy blanket! Target has great everything but their blankets top our list of essentials. Pick from their wide variety of colors here!
You Are A Badass
If you’ve ever felt stuck or wondered how to level up your life — this book is for you! It’s all about how to raise your vibration + stop doubting yourself [no surprise that we love it!]. Get your copy here!
The secret behind every successful woman — A PLANNER! Passion Planners are great because they have weekly//monthly reflections + you can map out the steps to achieve all your goals this year!
Once Upon A Pumpkin Cookbook
50. Pumpkin. Recipes. A true fall necessity! Even if you’re challenged in the kitchen — this book is full of simple [+ delicious!] recipes to get you in the fall spirit. Grab yours here + be sure to post your creations + tag @CHAARG on Instagram!
Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter
Run don’t walk to Trader Joe’s because they have pumpkin EVERYTHING. Pancakes, almond milk, biscotti, salsa, + MORE. This pumpkin butter is one of our fav fall items but we’d recommend just getting one of everything 😉
RX Bar Nut Butter Packets
This is not a drill — RX Bar sells packets of nut butter. They are heaven. They are easy to throw in your bag for a snack. They are perfect in every way. You can even buy a pack of 3 flavors- Regular, Honey Cinnamon, + Vanilla [our fav!].
Aztec Clay Face Mask
Mix with a little water or apply cider vinegar + this clay mask will completely clear your pores! You only need 10 minutes for this mask to purify your skin + have it feeling silky smooth! Plus you only need a small amount so it lasts FOREVER.
We’ve been grabbing these *delicious* granola bars on busy days or to fuel up before a workout — they’re grain- + gluten-free, ++ are amazing crumbled up + sprinkled over yogurt. Grab them here!
Juice Beauty Cleanser
This one is also on our list of our favorite “green beauty” products here! We’re all for a clean cleanser that smells incredible. Check it out here!
Adidas Running Shoes
From running to class to running at the gym — these shoes are our go-to! Find them in tons of different colors… + get them in only two days ; ). Find them here!
Sanuk Flip Flops
We will be LIVING in these flip flops this summer. The bottoms literally feel like you’re standing on a really thick, cushy yoga mat… pure heaven! Grab them here — there are tons of colors to choose from!
Traveling this 4th of July? Say hello to our go-to road trip snacks. Sure, granola bars are great, but granola bites are a lot more fun ; ) Grab them in multiple flavors here!
This is a fun, easy read that anyone would enjoy. It tells of a boy’s search for “wordly treasure” that leads to a self-discovery journey… + ultimately, learns to listen to his heart + follow his dream. It’s such a great vacation book! Grab it here.
We love all TonyMoly face masks + this one is no exception. On Amazon, you can buy singles so you can try them all! Make sure you pick up one of the avo masks, they are so refreshing + hydrating for dry, summer skin. Check them out here!
Dealing with sore muscles from the #CHAARGBOOTYCAMP? ; ) We love this foam roller! The best part? It comes in CHAARG blue ; ) Grab one here!
Running season is hereee! There is nothing better than going on a run in the sunshine, but we hate finding little pockets in our leggings/tanks/etc. to store our things. This running belt holds EVERYTHING [+ even fits the iPhone plus!]. Check it out here!
If you haven’t tried a Perfect Bar, we promise you’ll be obsessed. Our favorite? Dark Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter! These are a staple when you’re constantly on the go in the summer. Grab them here!
There is nothing worse than getting dehydrated after a challenging workout or a hot day. These tablets are a lifesaver when it comes to hydration. Plus — they taste AMAZING. Our go-to flavor is the strawberry lemonade. Grab them here!
CHAARG Water Bottle
Speaking of hydration… we’re a little biased, but the CHAARG Water Bottle is a serious obsession ; ). It’s glass [aka much easier to clean!] + can be carried easily with the top handle. Shop here!
Jojoba oil has so many uses + benefits! We use it as a makeup remover, hair mask [hellooo soft + shiny hair!], + in the summer as a moisturizer [more on transitioning your skincare routine to summer here]. Check it out here!
We’re obsessed with these notebooks — they’re perfect for journaling! The best part? You can select your own color/paper combo. Whether you love dotted, plain, or lined paper, you can grab a notebook with that paper style! Grab one here : )
One line a day journal
If you’re not into free-flow journaling + a notebook filled with empty pages intimidates you, try a one line a day journal! This journal has one line for every day of the year, for 5 years. The idea of this is that you can write down any sentence for the day + go back year after year to reflect + see what you’ve written in previous years! Check it out here.
Our team loves these cards [we even pick one every week at our team meeting ; )] — they are full of inspiration + words of wisdom to help you get through the week, or any challenging season of your life. Grab them here!
In light of Earth Day this week, we’re sharing an affordable [+ CHAARG blue ; )] tumbler! It also comes in two other sizes. Grab it here!
Dead Sea Mask
If you struggle with breakouts + clogged pores, we can’t say enough good things about this mask. Plus, the tub is huge + a little bit goes a long way, so it will last you a while! Grab it here : )
If you don’t know how much we love astrology + birth charts, now you know! Lauren from @themodernastrologer just contributed a guest post on the blog that walks you through how to read your birth chart [it is great for beginners!]. Check it out here!
Oatmeal Yogurt Bowls
In Instagram land, we saw @eatsbyames create an “oatmeal yogurt bowl” + we’re hooked. Adding yogurt to your oats will give you extra protein, probiotics, ++ spice up your typical oat recipe! PS — this is an amazing Instagram account to follow for recipes! She is a college student, so her recipes are quick + simple!
We’re sure you’ve seen these reusable, environmentally friendly bags in the kitchen ((we love them for storing produce + frozen fruit!)), but another use for them is traveling! If you’re worried about transporting your shampoo + beauty products on vacation, pack them in one of these! Order our favs here.