coping

Life presents variables; learning how to cope in order to master, minimize, or tolerate what has come to pass.

Katie Heyes6 hours ago
My Struggle with Sleep
Salvation, thy name is bedtime… at least it used to be. Most students, if not all of them, struggle at some point with getting a good night’s sleep. Despite teenagers on average needing about eight ho...
Karl Heinz13 hours ago
How Photography Saved My Life
Hi, my name is Karl-Heinz and I am a recent high school graduate. High school was a tough time for me. I'm pretty sure it was a tough time for everyone, but high school was just terrible for me. Now a...
Remembering Talia Joy Castellano AKA TaliaJoy18
This is the personal blog I wrote after attending Talia’s Celebration of Life Event; I am sharing it again because July 16, 2019 marks six years since she became our Guardian angel. I miss and love he...
Helping Your Child With Mental Illness
I was 13 the first time anyone noticed I was struggling. My grades in school started to slip, I lost friends, and I began to isolate myself. It was scary to have people ask me questions and want to ch...
Alexana Carter24 days ago
You Can't Pour From an Empty Glass
My husband has Crohn's Disease. He was diagnosed in November 2017 after a year-long battle with the illness that left him 60 lbs lighter, missing 14 inches of the small intestine that was taken out—be...
FK Hoffa month ago
Those Left Behind
Today I attended the final chapter in the life of a 40 year old young man, he had a lived a full life, albeit short. Diagnosed with a brain tumour 12 months ago, he stayed positive and underwent two m...
Jacqueline Noora month ago
A New Mindset
Insecurity is never something I enjoy talking about. Mostly because I’ve never really been here. Even when I’m not necessarily confident in myself, I still don’t reach this point. However, I’ve recent...
Mia Moralesa month ago
Healthy Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Depression
Being diagnosed with depression or anxiety can be a life-changing event. This means that you are going into the unknown and will have to possibly change how you live your life. There are a lot of diff...
Sensitive Dudea month ago
Sensitive Dude: The Perfect Climate
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 simpl...
Deborah Portilloa month ago
The Warrior
Today is like any other ordinary morning. The same repeated pattern of hitting the snooze button, the same difficulty climbing out of bed. The same routine followed every day, and every dreadful Monda...
Hailey Parksa month ago
How My Mental Health Disorders Played a Role in My Addiction
When I was growing up, I always knew deep down that there was something different about me. I never felt like I fully fit in with any of my peers in school, or even my own family members; genuine conn...
CoachTKnee® -a month ago
Why Are We So Emotional?
You can live a healthy and happy life, but you must first realize that your priorities need to match your intentions. Let's start by talking about emotions, and how they effect our motivation.
Tara Bush2 months ago
Ways I Cope with Mental Illness
Dealing with mental illness can be hard. I am no expert, but these are definitely things that I have learned to help yourself or someone you know who struggles with mental illness. These are not liste...
Cassidy Webb2 months ago
Coping with Anxiety Without Alcohol
I started sneaking alcohol from my parents’ liquor cabinet when I was 14 years old. I did it out of plain curiosity—the first time. I have a sister who is 10 years older than I am and she always looke...
Eden Roquelaire2 months ago
I Fake It So Real: My Battle with Derealization
One of my childhood memories that has stuck with me the most was of an experience at Disneyland, back when I was six or seven. I was getting into the little car for the Pinocchio ride, and before pull...
Raising Neverland2 months ago
Scared of Mannequins
Growing up, I was taught to be fearless. It’s shameful to sleep with a nightlight, to cower at mannequins and clowns, to admit that you’re afraid. In movies, the hero is always the fearless one that s...
Stuart Crossley2 months ago
... Reaching for the Sky
Reach for the sky, is that what they always tell you? How about its not that easy. As someone like me, who is now 42, my age is meaningless, what I mean is, someone who has been in the mental health s...
Bianca Wargo3 months ago
How to Survive in the World to Come
What teachers don't teach you in school is that people are real jerks. They teach you to be good and kind and respectful and helpful, and not only do those same teachers go and do exactly the opposite...