About TSIB

The Strange is Beautiful (TSIB) changes the way mental illnesses mind obstacles are seen, makes alternative self-help accessible and creates a positive community for those struggling.

Last December 158 people participated in our online Self-Care Gift Exchange across the U.S. and in Canada and in 2015 and 2016 we tabled at L.A. and SF Zine Festivals. Our The Strange is Beautiful Alternative Self-Help Guide includes interviews with healers, a doctor and French musician Soko and comes with yoga classes for anxiety, depression and panic attacks taught by 500 hour instructor and TSIB founder, Shannen Roberts. On YouTube we highlight mental health advocates and warriors such as Huffington Post and Mitú acclaimed poets Chingona Fire and feature musicians with mind obstacles or spreading self-love for Sadcore Sundays. From self-care tips to diary entries to interviews, our blog is written by a staff of all womxn of color. Mind obstacles aren’t strange, they are common and require understanding. #TheStrangeisBeautiful.


Purchase The Strange is Beautiful Alternative Self-Help Guide and yoga classes here.

Join our positive community @thestrangeisbeautiful.

Learn self-help from a badass staff of womxn of color here.

Listen to Sadcore Sundays songs that feel your feels here.

Watch interviews of mental health advocates on YouTube here.

Sending you ++posi vibes++
Shannen (Shay)
Founding Editor-in-Chief
The Strange is Beautiful

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