Mental Health and Recovery Blog

Mental Health & Recovery Blog

March 18, 2021
Content warning: Suicide We live in a society that encourages people to ask for help but stigmatizes mental illness. A society that encourages self-care in the form of yoga and meditation and going...
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March 30, 2020
We hear it every time we’re on a plane: In case of an emergency, put on your own oxygen mask first before assisting others. But in a real emergency, what would you actually do? I can’t speak for...
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December 28, 2019
I was 14-years-old when things started to feel different, but I had no idea what was going on. All I knew was that I was sad all the time. I struggled to get out of bed. I didn’t want to go to school...
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December 12, 2019
Yesterday was a good day. I got out of bed within 10 minutes of waking up, I took a shower, I washed my hair. I put on makeup – and it looked damn good. I took my dogs on a long walk followed by the...
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July 27, 2019
** If struggle with self-injury, this post might be triggering. Please read with caution or don’t read at all. Your mental health is what’s most important. ** This is something I never talk about...
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April 12, 2019
“Recovery is terrifying when you don’t know who you are without your sadness.” My bipolar 2 disorder, anxiety and eating disorder control my life most days. They lie to me, make decisions for me and...
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September 14, 2017
I’ve been there – locked up in my room, sitting up against the wall, cradling my head in my hands as the tears continue to flow. Bright red face, runny nose, shaking hands and a headache that just...
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September 10, 2017
Today – September 10th – marks World Suicide Prevention Day. For most people, it’s just another day. But to me, it’s a reminder of where I’ve been, where I am and where I still have left to go. It’s...
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August 5, 2017
On February 13, 2017, I started a new job at a fully remote marketing agency. It was a job that allowed me to do the type of work I was passionate about – like copywriting, project management and...
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