mental health

Can I Have Childhood Trauma If I Had a Happy Childhood?

You aren't hurting anyone by accepting the reality of your trauma.

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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.

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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 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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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.