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All or Nothing Thinking Style

Since it is mental health awareness month and this is a topic I’ve been thinking about a lot lately I figured it I might as well discuss it on the blog! 755 more words

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The Crack Heard Around The World

“There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.”
― Jim Morrison

Maybe it began while you were sleeping, in those pre-dawn REM hours. 253 more words

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Why Am I Being Punished?

I’ve been crying on and off since my appointment with my reluctant surgeon a couple days ago.

My friend J went with me to the appointment – she usually does to make sure I ask and get answers to all my questions – and even though she had to go back to work, she was kind enough to sit with me for a while afterward to help me process what had happened over a cup of coffee. 512 more words


11 little pick-me-ups for those down days

1. Treat your skin, like seriously give yourself a scrub down. I’m guilty of occasionally sleeping with make up on and I always hate myself when I wake up. 433 more words


On Pride and Mental Illness

As I mentioned in the previous post, it is the lovely month of Mental Health Awareness. But allow me to clarify what that really means. This four-week holiday is not an opportunity to cram ourselves into the neat, stereotypical box of our mental health. 345 more words

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Send a Little Empathy

I have a chronic condition. It’s shitty. When I first got sick it was really bad, like lost 20 pounds in six months could barely get out of bed, bad. 261 more words

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Caring for Your Mental Health While Abroad

Moving to a new place can be nerve-wrecking, exciting, exhausting, daunting or all of the above depending on the reason for your move. Whether you are residing in a foreign country to further your education or relocating to a new city for work, it is important to maintain a healthy and happy mental state. 738 more words