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20-something miseries, mental health

Mental Health Monday: 8 Self-Care Ideas for Suicidal Thoughts

Pretending these feelings aren't real just gives them more power because they start to feel more and more out of control.

mental health

Changing My Behavior: Apparently I Can’t Think My Way Out of Mental Illness

I had a pretty rough week. And changing a few behaviors hasn't eradicated my shame. But it has shown me that I am not completely prisoner to it.

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mental health

Mental Health Monday: What is Auditory Processing Disorder?

Having auditory processing disorder is like all your conversations take place in some kind of stadium or subway station, even if you're actually sitting in a quiet classroom or even your own living room.

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mental health

Mental Health Monday: What Is Time-Blindness?

Time-blindness is a phenomenon where a person does not recognize that time is passing, or how quickly it's passing, or how soon an event or deadline is approaching.

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20-something miseries, hair, skin, and other elements of physical appearance, motherhood

My Complicated Feelings About My Newly Plus-Size Body

I am officially plus-size, and I am having some very complicated feelings about it.