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

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

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.

Talking about race as a white person when you have anxiety
mental health, social justice

Mental Health Monday: 7 Tips for Having Hard Conversations About Race When You’re White and Have Anxiety

Practice acknowledging your fear and making the conscious decision to move forward with the fear.

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mental health, social justice

Mental Health Monday: Why LGBTQ+-Affirming Therapists Are Absolutely Essential (And How to Find One)

Basically, an LGBTQ+-affirming therapist takes the burden off of you to explain or justify your identity.