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What A Person with Mental Illness Needs

What they need: A shoulder to cry on A person to lean on A person(s) to listen to them Words of encouragement Support when seeking professional help Advice and kind guidance Understanding and empathy Support when taking medication Patience and compassion Information, tips and tricks for helping themselves cope A friend they know is there… Continue reading What A Person with Mental Illness Needs

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What Society Thinks of Mental Health

*This is my opinion, taken from my own feelings and experiences and the experiences of people I know who suffer from poor mental health too.* You should just get over it Not everyone feels this way, but I've heard so many people say that they feel people who suffer from anxiety or depression are simply… Continue reading What Society Thinks of Mental Health

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Perspective

I find that perspective is the most important tool to checking yourself (or rather, getting yourself in check). As I've gotten older, I've found my ability to check-myself and put things into perspective has increased tenfold, and I'm writing this IEG article today about perspective because this morning I finished reading "The Fault in Our… Continue reading Perspective

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How Your Prejudice Affects a Person’s Life

We all have prejudices. They stem from our upbringing, influences, and our experiences. From these things, we are kind of "taught" how to act in a certain situation. And this extends to how we treat others, too. However, how often do we actually consider what our prejudices do to other people. How we make them… Continue reading How Your Prejudice Affects a Person’s Life

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You’re Too Smart To Generalise So Easily

Here is your first IEG, thought-provoking article. I thought I'd start off the IEG articles with a fairly "simple" and easy to digest concept. Racism. Sexism. Sexuality. Religion. Mental Health. And more. Yeah, not so simple. But today, all I want to talk about is GENERALISATION. Generalisation is at the root of most of the… Continue reading You’re Too Smart To Generalise So Easily

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Introducing My IEG Articles

Hey guys, those who follow my blog may have noticed that I write about a lot of different things. What can I say? I'm an interesting person, with many interests! This extends to my writing, too. I like to write about many things, mostly things that inspire thought in others. Enter, IEG. The IEG articles… Continue reading Introducing My IEG Articles