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Nicole Carman

Practical and Realistic Self-Care Ideas

Self-care plays a big role in our mental wellness. We don’t always give it the priority we should for various reasons, but we want to encourage you to take the time to care for yourself at least once per week. We all deserve it! Here is a list of ways…...

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Suicidal Ideations

⚠ CONTENT WARNING   This post contains potentially sensitive or triggering content. If you are currently struggling with your mental health or know someone who is, it may be advisable for you to bookmark this post and come back to it later.     I’ve been struggling with my mental…...

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When Heaven Cried With Us

my uncle’s suicide opened my eyes wide made me realize i didn’t want to die, just wanted this pain inside me to wither and fade away like a flower surrendering to the seasons; and i hate how he never told me of his struggles in his letters he always tried…...

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My First Experience with the Crisis Text Line

At the beginning of February 2019, I lost my job because of my mental health (missing too many days of work). It triggered a severe depressive episode that hasn’t yet subsided. Not only do I feel like a failure, but I also feel useless and worthless. I can no longer…...

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My Life as a Manic-Depressive

I’m going to go over some general information and facts about bipolar disorder before I tell you about my personal experiences with it so that you can have a better understanding of what it is, in case you aren’t already familiar with it. I usually do research and retrieve most…...

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Never Feel Guilty for Taking Care of your Mental Health

This post was originally published on September 3, 2018 on my previous mental health blog. Never feel guilty for taking care of your mental health. I felt compelled to write a blog post about this particular topic after an incident during Labor Day weekend. On Saturday, September 1, 2018, I…...

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The Benefits of Wearing Our Heart on Our Sleeve

This is a guest post written by Dani Crater for the official blog of the Mental Health Awareness Project. The views and opinions in this post do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of those involved with the Mental Health Awareness Project. We are publishing this guest post in…...

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