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Advice and tips on managing mental health, maintaining a positive outlook and becoming your happiest self.

Ava Sheridon4 days ago
ADHD and Me
I was diagnosed with ADHD in November 2016 and my life to some extent; that is to say for the most part, has been how it was always supposed to be since. What is ADHD for me? It's having 50 tabs open ...
DeOndra Davis5 days ago
What to Do When Your World Stops
Have you ever felt so overwhelmed that you wished the world would stop just so you had time to catch up? Things aren't going your way, people and things are starting to disappoint and hurt you, and yo...
Megan Ehrhardt6 days ago
Intentionally Alone
Avoid SAD by being intentionally alone this winter
Brock Hanley6 days ago
The Black Depression
It's no secret that the African American community has been racially targeted for years on end. From the way we dressed and our Ebonics we spoke, to the way we only listen to "black people music" and ...
Julia Busshardt10 days ago
"What Am I Doing?" Says Every 20-Something Ever
Hi, my name is Julia. I’m 23-years-old and I have no idea what I’m doing with my life. Alright, perhaps that’s a bit of an exaggerated statement but nonetheless, there is a lot of truth in said statem...
60 Moons
What do you do when you do not know where to go or what to do? I thought you needed to ask for help. But what if no one around you is willing to help you? What if nobody agrees with what you want to d...
Jessa Mae12 days ago
Avoiding Burnout
Imagine coming home from a long shift at work. It’s dark, quiet and your bed is finally calling your name. It’s so comfortable, but no sooner does your head hit the pillow, you hear the tiny little sc...
Chloe Lallouz13 days ago
Are You Mentally Weak?
I recently came across one of those articles that constantly circulate on our Facebook feeds, the ones with the catchy titles such as “10 ways to know if he’s into you,” or “12 personality traits that...
t c13 days ago
My Anxiety Story
My earliest memories of my childhood aren't pleasant ones. I mostly remember my mother and father always screaming and throwing things at one another while I hid alone in my room, waiting for it to st...
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KMack 16 days ago
What Does Not Kill You...You Use It to Make You Stronger
So this is my first attempt at using my voice on Vocal and I hope it reaches a wide audience. Let me start at the beginning then hopefully you will be able to take something from my story, either for ...
Alyssa Lactin16 days ago
Mental Illness: The Demons Within
This illness is probably the least severe out of all the ones I have and has the least similarities to anything paranormal and will most likely be the shortest chapter of the book but because it is st...
Brandi Currey17 days ago
Learning to Breathe
"Just breathe, Baby." I try to focus on those three words. Just three words which sound farther to me than the atmosphere. Still, for the moment I am desperately trying to cling to them. To find solac...
Belle Denka18 days ago
Things That Helped Me Overcome Insecurity and Anxiety
1. Own it before anyone else can point it out. Make joke about your hairy arms, nose, or calling a lot to make sure everything is okay. We are beautifully flawed but there is no problem with that. The...
Chris Alexander23 days ago
Why Medication is Only Half the Battle
Like the title states, medication is only half of the battle; granted it’s still a very important aspect, but it's not the only thing. The more effectively you can implement other things into your tre...
Brandon Branch24 days ago
My Fear of Heights – and Conquering It
"The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself".–Franklin D. Roosevelt Fear, it truly is one of the main reasons a number of the population aren't able to do what they wish, like chasing a dream or p...
Yvonne Glasgowa month ago
How to Recover from a Relationship with a Narcissist
I've had narcissist friends, family members, and a narcissistic husband (now ex-husband). These people can change you and they can be even worse for an empath. There are tons of articles online pointi...
Fabianne Deacona month ago
How To Deal with Narcissists
"Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which there is a long-term pattern of abnormal behavior characterized by exaggerated feelings of self-importance, an excessive nee...
Kayleigh Hay2 months ago
Life With ADD
Having Attention Deficit Disorder has been both fun and exhausting. Life is challenging enough but with a minor yet slightly annoying disorder everything takes longer to do. You may wonder how in the ...