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.

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.

Hands in the shape of a heart with a rainbow filter for Pride month.
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.