S.E. Reinero5 hours ago
Sleeping and Anxiety
I have always had sleeping problems. While I do not consider myself an insomniac, I know that my inability to shut off my brain, so to speak, at night has caused me stress since my middle school years...
Paige Graffunder8 hours ago
Adapting to Now
I am going to start this off with a little bit of personal history, but before I do, I wanted to add a couple of trigger warnings. I know that talking about this stuff can be triggering to some people...
Mia Moralesa day ago
Help Is Within You For Depression and Anxiety
Depression and anxiety is a huge problem that we are facing in our community and world today. Many people are depressed and may not even know it. What is depression? Depression is a mood disorder that...
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Flora Mayera day ago
The Best Approaches for Eliminating Depression
Depression is among the deadliest mental conditions anyone can have. However, being depressed is, to some extent, normal in life because of the many challenges we encounter every day. If you are depre...
Alyssa Chiaraa day ago
That Little Voice in Your Head Is Real
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The first and most important relationship in recovery must be developing a relationship with yourself. Through self-discovery in sobriety, you will begin to accept a new identity and an entirely new w...
Living with Anxiety Long-Term Is Like Living in an Apocalypse
My all-time favourite film is The Terminator. I watched it again on the weekend and it set my mind thinking. Why are all my favourite films/video games on the theme of survival or apocalyptic destruct...
Camilla Rantsen24 days ago
The Ultimate Eating Disorder... Solved by Vampires
I was recently asked what my favorite comic book was when I was growing up. My answer: I didn’t read comic books growing up. They seemed to feature mostly ducks and mice in outfits, which unnerved me ...
Hadley Francesa month ago
It's Not Even About Food
The year after I was born, a book was published. It rose to fame and acclaim in the late nineties and early 2000s, years before my own food demons reared their pretty blond heads. First I had to learn...
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Lorraine Woiak2 months ago
Men and Mental Health
We often hear stories and statistics about women suffering from mental illnesses. But oftentimes, men are sidelined in this conversation. The stigma around mental health often hurts the chances of peo...
Jakeson Eudela3 months ago
I Had My First Earthquake Experience—It Was a Psychologically Terrifying One
The day was April 22, 2019. It seemed like a normal day for me and my mother. We did the usual kind of stuff such as household chores, playing games on our gadgets, spending time on social media, and ...
Behind the Scenes
Exploring mental health in the public eye; celebrities and the spotlight that has been placed on their personal lives and their mental health.
In Treatment
Discovering the ins and outs of treatments and therapies. Join the conversation today.
Beyond the Blues
Understanding depression is difficult; hear from Psyche's community of peers on their experiences with this mood disorder.
Mia Morales3 days ago
Finding Ways to Help You Cope With Depression and Have Everyday Happiness
So many people struggle with depression and anxiety. There are more people who are struggling than just you. Finding the support you need to get through it is crucial. Being able to find ways that hel...
Not a Solution
Trigger warning: The topic is suicide. If you are sensitive to this subject matter please skip to the last paragraph. There you will find a listing of resources. Suicide is not a solution. Open discus...
Mia Morales8 days ago
The Top 5 Surefire Ways to Keep Mentally Fit
We've all been there when it comes to experiencing down moments and discouragement. It may have been a job loss, financial hardship, relationship breakup, or death of a loved one that caused you to di...
Mia Morales4 days ago
How to Manage Your Emotions Right
Going through life is a difficult thing to do. It seems as though there are always so many emotions that we have to deal with on a regular basis that can easily derail us. However, there are certain t...
Trevor Feely10 days ago
Anxiety/Depression
Hello and welcome, Today's topic is going to be centered around mental health and wellbeing. We're going to dissect two common and unfortunate states of mind known as anxiety, and the other, depressio...
Rachel Ann12 days ago
Honesty
Hello, lovely people of the world. I wanted to kind of backtrack a little bit and revisit the topic of communication skills. Near the end of that post, I mentioned that, when seeking advice for a cert...
S.E. Reinero5 hours ago
Sleeping and Anxiety
I have always had sleeping problems. While I do not consider myself an insomniac, I know that my inability to shut off my brain, so to speak, at night has caused me stress since my middle school years...
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Flora Mayera day ago
The Best Approaches for Eliminating Depression
Depression is among the deadliest mental conditions anyone can have. However, being depressed is, to some extent, normal in life because of the many challenges we encounter every day. If you are depre...
Elizabeth Nunez2 days ago
Overcoming a Phobia
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Alyssa Chiaraa day ago
That Little Voice in Your Head Is Real
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Eat My Phobias
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The Problem with Diet Culture
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Markus Tyreea month ago
Black Men, #YouGoodMan?
The emotional stoicism of Black men is something that few doctors, authors, families or society have talked about. While there are not many published works regarding this topic, the most notable of th...
Abbey Smitha month ago
Why I Write
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C West2 months ago
Mental Health
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Frank Dillon11 days ago
Afloat
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Lillian Myers20 days ago
Leaving Myself Behind
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Chelsea Swift25 days ago
High Anxiety? This Cures It
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Mia Moralesa day ago
Help Is Within You For Depression and Anxiety
Depression and anxiety is a huge problem that we are facing in our community and world today. Many people are depressed and may not even know it. What is depression? Depression is a mood disorder that...
Living with Anxiety Long-Term Is Like Living in an Apocalypse
My all-time favourite film is The Terminator. I watched it again on the weekend and it set my mind thinking. Why are all my favourite films/video games on the theme of survival or apocalyptic destruct...
It Takes One Important Decision
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Maelyn Jeffers4 days ago
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There are many situations when someone has been through something, and as they are telling their story someone goes, 'well, I would’ve done this, or it couldn’t have been me, etc...' Although it doesn...
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Tobias Gillot11 days ago
Dealing With Emotional Trauma After an Accident
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Claire Peters17 days ago
Personality and Behavior Changes After an Accident
When you suffer a life-changing accident, you’ll begin to notice some changes. Not only will you need to recover from whatever physical injury you have suffered, but you’ll need to recover mentally an...
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Patrick Bailey11 days ago
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After three years of addiction, I found myself battling with temptations once again. My wife and I were having problems with our marriage. Although she was there during my darkest days, I never realiz...
Carry On
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William Marksa month ago
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Chuck Hinsona month ago
We Can ALL Be Winners Despite Our Diagnosis
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ukconfederate a month ago
Nice Days Don't Reach Everyone
I’m the first to admit that I’m a real moaning git when I have anything wrong with me. I hate being ill, even in the slightest way. I always feel like I’m a "malfunctioning human" when I’m ill... "def...
Chuck Hinsona month ago
More Tips on Winning, Despite Our Bipolar Diagnosis
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Denise Willis3 days ago
Mental Illness
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Samantha Clarke20 days ago
A Look Behind the Mask
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andrea wainera month ago
In the Beginning, Narcissists Do These Things
Narcissists do not come with a warning on their forehead. They do come with a deeply limited repertoire of behaviors and interaction styles that are not glaringly obvious, yet are present from the beg...
Paige Graffunder8 hours ago
Adapting to Now
I am going to start this off with a little bit of personal history, but before I do, I wanted to add a couple of trigger warnings. I know that talking about this stuff can be triggering to some people...
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Everything Tastes Better Than Skinny Feels
Anorexia recovery is an uphill struggle; let me tell you why its worth it.
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The Ultimate Eating Disorder... Solved by Vampires
I was recently asked what my favorite comic book was when I was growing up. My answer: I didn’t read comic books growing up. They seemed to feature mostly ducks and mice in outfits, which unnerved me ...