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Mental Illness Stigma Is Good For No One

http://m.psychologytoday.com/blog/brick-brick/201405/the-stigma-mental-illness-is-making-us-sicker

It appears that mental illness stigma does not only affect people with mental illnesses as it stops them getting treatment and results in people sometimes isolating themselves from them, but it also creates a massive, unnecessary economic burden. 30 more words

Blog Post

6 Arkansas Stereotypes That Are Completely Wrong

Thanks a lot pop culture!

That’s what I think when I come across insults or jokes about Arkansas. Okay, I get it. Every now and then you hear about something crazy happening there, but what state is entirely sane? 545 more words

A Little Birdie Told Me

One aspect of blogging that is a definite benefit is finding new titles to read. Goldfinch by Donna Tarrt is one of those titles. Considering it received the Pulitzer and had so many varied reviews–Loved it!” “Hated it!” I had to decide for myself. 435 more words

Writing

Build your beet basket! Build it high!

I’m going through a bit of a change.

No, not hot flushes (I’m always sweaty and flushed, so it will be hard to tell when they begin), nor am I coming out. 897 more words

About a Boy

For nearly ten years, I have been re-enacting my own version of Gorillas in the Mist. I observe, sometimes making mental notes. Sometimes I have a flash of understanding that breaks through like a ray of sunshine on a gray, winter day. 1,039 more words

From The Heart

Living With Labels Part 3

Labels Have Some Damaging Effects

-We will find the ones we love living out the labels we place on them. In my opinion this is the most common, the most critical, and the most crucial impact that labels can have on an individual. 590 more words

#ShineStrong: Of labels, being apologetic and strength!

A very confused title, right? :)

Let me clear it up. Pantene has been doing this ShineStrong campaign, where they highlight whats wrong with our perceptions and our behaviors. 524 more words

Feminism?