Your Ignorance Could Cost Me My Life

People tell me that the idea of mental illness was invented by Big Pharma, that it’s all a scam. Sometimes I believe them and get to thinking that if I could just get to a clean water source, my symptoms would go away.

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20 Tips on How to Deal with Winter Blues

The holidays can bring some negative thoughts and feelings. I’m not going to tell you to change them because, from experience, that’s hard. But simply redirect your thoughts and focus on something else.

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In Defense of Social Media for Mental Health

Social media has given people the opportunity to talk about their issues more freely. This helps to publicize some of the lesser-known or discussed symptoms of various mental health issues.

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Feel Stree Free

I’m feeling lonely and rejected. I’m thinking that I won’t be able to survive this. The purple bubbles fill the screen with alternative ways to think about my situation. Better ways. “I have coped in the past,” it says. “I have been like this before and managed.” I pick those bubbles and the dark cloud that has been following me for days is no longer sending hail over me.

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3 Ways Sharing Your Story Helps Others

Being a positive role model and being open about your struggles lets others know that there is a light at the end of whatever tunnel they are currently lost in.

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