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Protected: About Depression and What It Is Really Like

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Habits and Mental Illness: Finding Some Consistency Between the Depression Naps

Habits are important Abraham Maslow lists “homeostasis” (consistency in your life) as a fundamental human need in his hierarchy of human needs In episode one of her podcast, “Happier”, Gretchen Rubin talks about the one-coin loophole. Just as we make wealth one coin at a time, we build habits one…...

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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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Common Myths and Misconceptions about Borderline Personality Disorder

Let’s start with the obvious statements most of you might be making. All disorders have some misconceptions right? So why should BPD be any different? There are tons of inaccurate statements, leading to misconceptions, made on the internet about Borderline Personality Disorders and this is my attempt at clearing the…...

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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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The Irony of Getting Self-Care Advice From Others

Don’t get me wrong, I’m the biggest proponent for increasing self-awareness and encouraging people to take care of themselves, but I’ve realized that how I define “self-care” extends beyond the marketable, aesthetic products on the shelves. It’s important to remember the that primary focus of self-care should always be yourself and…...

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