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

Sonica M4 days ago
"No." Is a Complete Sentence
People pleasing is not just doing someone a favour, or being kind. It's someone who doesn't know how to say NO. People pleasers act out of a place of pain, which can cause them their happiness, health...
Ayanda Mandlazi12 days ago
They Hurt You, Then Leave You to Do the Work!
"Heal your trauma" has become my personal mantra. I can tell people close to me are sick of hearing it, but I won't stop saying it because I believe in the truth of this statement.
Raquel Z. Duarte15 days ago
The Beauty of Being Both
Everyone has unique and individual ways of recharging their energy. For the longest time, I thought I gained my energy from being around people. I am social, and friendly, I like to hang out, and go o...
Adapting to Your Limits
Mental and physical health shapes your life. Whether you are in peak shape, or you are struggling, it will change how you approach life. Sometimes with anxiety, depression, PTSD, chronic pain, etc., j...
Mia Morales19 days ago
How to Recognize a Sociopath
A person can never be too careful around strangers. There are some people that prey on others. A sociopath is a person that manifests a lack of conscience by ignoring the feelings of others and showin...
Sensitive Dude23 days ago
Sensitive Dude: Vacations
Sensory-Processing Sensitivity is a big deal to those living with it (15-20 percent of the population). I have SPS, so my pen name is Sensitive Dude. If you're a highly sensitive person (HSP) or want ...
Anna C Graves24 days ago
My Journey
Ok, so we are going to talk about mental health. The word itself automatically makes me feel sectioned to the other side of the room. How about, How are you ? How are you feeling? These days everythin...
Ashley Peterson25 days ago
How to Embrace Introversion
There are a lot of introverts in this world, but society in general seems to have pretty strong expectations of extroversion, or at the very least extroverted behaviour. Susan Cain's bestselling book ...
Sensitive Dudea month ago
Sensitive Dude: Nice Tech, Man
Sensory-Processing Sensitivity is a big deal to those living with it (15-20 percent of the population). I have SPS, so my pen name is Sensitive Dude. If you're a highly sensitive person (HSP) or want ...
Sensitive Dudea month ago
Sensitive Dude: Trouble Thinking?
Sensory-Processing Sensitivity is a big deal to those living with it (15-20 percent of the population). I have SPS, so my pen name is Sensitive Dude. If you're a highly sensitive person (HSP) or want ...
Practical “Rollercoaster-Life” Advice
We won't make it out alive on this rollercoaster that is life... but wouldn’t it be nice to avoid self destruction? One in five documented bipolar patients self destruct, presumably due to their illne...
Five Small Changes to Do Regularly to Have a Better Day
There are so many holidays to celebrate in May—if not, a lot of birthdays—that it becomes hard to remember all of them. But there is one event we shouldn't forget and use as an opportunity to make some change in our life. There it is, an honor to the mental health month with five teeny tiny pieces of advice—that you should keep following the rest of the year...
Mia Moralesa month ago
Improving Your Mental Health By Improving Environmental Factors
Mental Health America reports that there are over 44 million adult Americans suffering with mental health issues based on 2015 records. This staggering number provides some insight into how pervasive ...
Mental Health and Your Home Environment
Mental health is a tricky thing. It’s certainly incredibly important—few things matter as much to both our long-term health and our immediate daily lives. But most of us don’t pay enough attention to ...
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Tobias Gillota month ago
Reasons You Might Want to Try Therapy
Therapy gives us insights into our own minds, and ways of thinking. It helps us learn how to respond to certain situations, and certain types of thoughts. It’s an incredibly powerful thing that can im...
Aly Ledene2 months ago
When 'Self-Help' Burns You Out
Self-help books from The Secret to The Five Second Rule offer a range from abstract and specific ideas about how to improve your life. But what if these books are adding to your burnout? Over the past...
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K S2 months ago
Working Towards My Depression
Shameless plug again, but if you're curious about my story read both of my recent articles: Depression and Why I am No Longer Pre-Med. I am finally starting to become happier and I love it. I am start...
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andrea wainer2 months ago
The Narcissistic Smear Campaign
There is only one type of person that creates smear campaigns, a character disturbed individual. Think about it for a moment. Have you ever thought, even once, to intentionally humiliate, embarrass or...