What’s Helping Today

is a newsletter about self-care and mental health-type stuff, by writer Sandy Allen. Sandy is a journalist, speaker and the author of A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story about Schizophrenia (Scribner). They’ve written for many publications including BuzzFeed News, The Cut, 99% Invisible, This American Life, them., Healthyish and more. Learn more about Sandy’s work at hellosandyallen.com.

Why “What’s Helping Today?”

“What’s Helping Today?” is a question Sandy asks guests at the end of each episode of their podcast, Mad Chat. It’s a way of focusing in on the present moment and upon what’s positive, as we contemplate our internal wellbeing.

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Occasional thoughts about staying alive on earth, by author Sandy Ernest Allen


Sandy Ernest Allen is a trans author and journalist, based in the Catskills.