Perspective

Why I’m Unapologetically Celebrating My Birthday As Someone With Mental Illness

No matter how old I’m turning, my birthday is typically a fairly laid-back affair.  I’ll go out to lunch or ...
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An Open Letter To My Depression

Dear Depression,  I have basked in the light of your misery since I was 17 years old.  I know that ...
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Why I’m Not Limiting Myself To Releasing Mental Health Books

When I first started my writing career, my main focus was mental health. I was so passionate about mental health ...
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Why I Will Never Give Up On You

You worry that everyone is preparing to walk out the door. In the past, nobody held on during the dark ...
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How Wearing Leg Braces Taught Me About Self-Love

I struggled with my appearance for quite some time, especially in my tween and teen years. Most of my insecurity ...
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I’m Done Letting Social Media Make Me Feel Inadequate

There are days when I’ll sign into Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and take a good look at what other people ...
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Let Go Of What’s Not Meant For You

Throughout my life, I have personally held onto many things that weren’t meant for me. I've held onto a toxic ...
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Release Your Sadness

I've always avoided crying, especially in front of other people, though I'm not exactly sure why. I think that somewhere ...
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How I Stopped Caring What Everyone Else Thinks

I am a huge people-pleaser.  I like to make people happy and hate fighting with loved ones. I am always ...
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