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

Alyssa Lactin2 years 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 Currey2 years 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 Denka2 years 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...
S P2 years 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 Branch2 years 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 Glasgow2 years 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 Deacon2 years 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 years 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 ...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
How to Overcome Your Anger
Anger can be such a destructive force, it can ruin not only your life, but the lives of everyone close to you. It can leave you bitter, alone and feeling nothing but hatred and resentment. It may not ...
Megan Jenkinson2 years ago
A Knock of the Block
How far have we taken the idea, and placed importance on “true happiness?” We all buy into a false ideology of what makes us “happy.” People choose their own idea of happiness, whether that be materia...
Courtney Cothron2 years ago
I Was a Victim of Gas Lighting
No one thinks it will happen to them, they think the signs are easy to spot and even harder to fall for. But is mental manipulation really that uncommon? This is my own personal story of how I fell un...
How Are You Today?
"How are you today?" is a question friends and acquaintances commonly inquire, and it's not a question to be taken lightly. You may be thinking: "Josh the grocery sales clerk doesn't actually care abo...
S P2 years ago
The Art of ADHDing
With ADHD and other mental health issues, what works for one person does not necessarily have the same effectiveness for another. Which is why it's important to understand what you need to do in the a...
Getting Up
I think we can all agree that getting out of bed can be difficult. Staring at the ceiling and thinking "Why should I get up?" is a tough start to any day. What helps me is reminding myself that the on...
Ankita Upadhyay2 years ago
I Like Being Sad.
"You can get addicted to a certain kind of sadness." This line from Gotye's song has resonated with me ever since I first heard it in 2012. There are times when I'm really happy and life is great, but...
SR James2 years ago
Isolation Therapy for the Over-Empathic
Let me start by making one thing plain: If you grew up with siblings, friends, cousins and plenty of people your own age being kind to you, you won't relate. This is going out to the Only Child, the F...
Esther 💫 2 years ago
Reaching Out for Help with Your Mental Health
Psychological difficulties are far from rare. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 1 in 4 people in the U.K. will experience a mental health issue each year. However, whilst the majority of us ...
Katie Roles2 years ago
Self-Harm: The Silent Addiction
What comes to your mind when you think about Self-Harm (SH)? Do you know someone that self-harms, or knew someone that did, or have you yourself battled through the hell that is Self-Injury? The defin...