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Mental Health

  • InMental Health

    Let’s Talk About Overwhelm

    Have you ever gotten yourself into a situation where you’re like ‘Oh, I feel amazing! So productive, motivated, creative, and just incredible’? So you take on more and more while you’re in that amazing, productive mood, until you sit on your bed one evening and burst into tears about something totally random and unimportant? No? OK, just me then.  Read more

  • InLife Stuff, Mental Health

    Learning to Fall In Love With My True Self

    I’ve been on my self-love journey for a while now, and it’s really cool because it feels like I am constantly discovering new things about myself. I think we speak about loving ourselves and our bodies so much and that’s amazing, but that often happens on a more superficial level. So I’ve recently started to take a deeper look at myself, and to be honest, it isn’t all pretty.  Read more

  • InMental Health

    How to Pull Yourself Out of a Funk

    I recently found myself in a bit of a funk. Not a full on depressive episode, but one of those periods of aimlessness that can slip into depression if I’m not careful. This time, I am determined not to backslide, so I’m trying all of my tricks. I know I’m not the only one who goes through funks, so I thought I would make a list of my favorite ways to pull myself back to the Land of the Living.  Read more

  • InMe, Mental Health

    Me, Myself, and My Depression

    Stable. A word that gets repeated quite regularly during my monthly appointments with my psychiatrists. Lots of people think that ‘happiness’ is the opposite of ‘depression’, but they’re wrong. Antidepressants don’t provide any euphoria, or make me feel like a unicorn queen living on a planet of fluffy kittens. They make me stable. They provide enough of a punch to level out my emotions and help me think rationally. Basically, they just help me feel like most people feel every day. I can get out of bed, brush my teeth, wash my face, make myself breakfast and do all of the other mundane daily tasks that many people without a mental illness take for granted. Read more