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What is mental health?

It’s an expression we use every day, so it might surprise you that the term ‘mental health’ is frequently misunderstood. ‘Mental health’ is often used as a substitute for mental health conditions – such as… 218 more words

Medical Software

A letter to a foolish girl

Foolish girl, what have you done?

Years after the incidents that hugely shaped your psyche and your outlook on life, you are still letting them define you. 542 more words

Weathering The Storms

We all know there are people who would celebrate our downfall.

But what we need to be mindful of are the people who will be mourning our loss as much as or even more than ourselves. 256 more words

General

Your brain. Give it a rest!

Do you ever get the feeling that your brain wants or needs a rest because it is working the whole goddamn time?

That’s why it’s called mental health (but it’s the opposite because it’s exercising the whole time and it never gets a rest, whereas I’m always resting and never exercising when it comes to physical health. 959 more words

Mental Wellness

(Social service workers, therapists and group counselors encounter broken people everyday. One particular concern in the United States is dating violence where 1 in 4 teenagers encounters an abusive relationship. 108 more words

Poetry

On phobias, weaknesses, and phobia-shaming.

A largish roach appeared in my spot in BodyPump at the end of class on Saturday morning. One minute, I’m lying on the floor working my abs, the next minute a roach appears… 471 more words

Art

I see and feel and sometimes I rather not witness what lies behind the eyes. Yours appear calloused. Impenetrable. I call you a hero. You save me from the pain. 13 more words

Musings