5 More Signs It’s Time to Take a Mental Health Day

Is it that time again? Are you almost on E? If so, it might be time to take mental health day. If you’re anything like me, you can keep going and going. It may be to make sure others are happy or even just to satisfy yourself. Our bodies and minds need breaks too. A […]

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A Look Back At My Overdose

Trigger warning: this post discusses self-harm, overdose, and suicide. Today August 31, is National Overdose Awareness Day. It is a global event held every year to spread awareness about overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. This day is meant to spread the message that overdose is preventable. An overdose is when you take […]

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How Therapy Was Helpful to Me

Our minds can play lots of tricks on us. We think about things all day every day. Sometimes we need help guiding those thoughts. I know I did. There were a million things going on in my head. My severe depression and anxiety were really starting to get the best of me. That’s when my […]

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Different Ways I Handle My Anger

We all get angry sometimes. We’re human and we are allowed to have emotions. I’ve just recently wrote about why it’s okay to cry. Today I wanted to share with you ways that I handle my anger. These are some of the things that I do to help come down from just… being so mad. […]

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5 Reasons Why It’s Okay to Cry

Have you cried today? It’s okay if you have because crying is good! Whether it be after a really hard day or even a sad movie. It’s okay to cry. I’ve always been a crier but never a confident crier. What I mean is that I never wanted anyone to see my cry. I understand […]

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Why Your Mental Health Matters

This month has been full of obstacles but that won’t stop me from acknowledging that it’s  Mental Health Awareness Month. I’m a little late but better late than not at all! Good day everyone! I hope you are all having a lovely day so far. Did you know that May is recognized as Mental Health […]

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Social Anxiety Sucks

It started off small. I stopped using Facetime because I just felt awkward most of the time. Then I had a hard time talking on the phone using just audio. (Text much? Tell me about it…) All of a sudden staying home sounded better than going out. Group settings made me nervous. One on one […]

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The Worst Things You Can Say to Someone With Depression

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is a serious common mood disorder that can affect your daily activities such as sleeping, eating, and working. It cant be solved with a snap of the finger. It requires lots of time and lots of work. As well as patience, professional help and possibly medication.  Over […]

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These Things Are Guaranteed to Put Me in a Better Mood

As a new mom, it’s hard to find time to do things for me. It’s so easy to forget about yourself when you have a tiny little human to care for. Or maybe you aren’t a new mom.  Maybe you’re a college student or a really busy carpenter. Whoever you are and whatever the case, […]

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Storytime|How to Cope During the Holidays

Trigger Warning: This post discusses self-harm.  It was Christmas Eve, on a Sunday night. Everything felt off. There was a complete shift in my mood. I knew this wasn’t me. While locked in my darkroom I started to panic, but quietly of course. No one could know what I was going through. Just like no […]

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