mental health

8 Reasons Trauma Survivors Don’t Talk About Their Trauma Symptoms

If someone you love has lived through trauma, hopefully this list will help you understand why they sometimes struggle to open up to you. It isn't personal, trauma is just...hard.

mental health

Mental Health Monday: It’s Time to Get More Help

Dramatic or not, I am tired of feeling this way, and pretending it isn't happening isn't making anything better. So something has to change.

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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 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 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, mental health

12 Mantras For Anyone Healing from Childhood Trauma

Healing is a complicated, twisted, painful, tender thing, and you are not doing it wrong, I promise.

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Mental Health Monday: 10 Reasons People Don’t Reach Out When They’re Depressed

It can be really hard to watch someone you love experience mental illness.