Life & Stuff, You're As Mad As I Am (Mental Health)

Opening Up About My Insecurities

We all have insecurities, these negative self-beliefs that hinder our outlook on the world and how we live. These can be all sorts of things, but I bet there's quite a few that are common among all of us. Here, I've opened up about my own insecurities with the aim at bringing them into the… Continue reading Opening Up About My Insecurities

Life & Stuff, You're As Mad As I Am (Mental Health)

Extensive Decluttering & The Mind

Lately, I've been Decluttering my space. Like a lot. So much so, in fact, my mom was actually worried about me. But she should have been the opposite - she should have been happy for me. For decluttering and getting rid of unnecessary things is wonderfully healthy for the mind. I'm still surprised that I've… Continue reading Extensive Decluttering & The Mind

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How to Get Out of a Low Mood

The other day, I'd been in a low mood, hence the "when I'm low" post before this one. But I've worked hard to get myself out of that low mood. As a seasoned person with anxiety and depression, I'm used to low moods. But that also means I've gathered tools to get myself out of… Continue reading How to Get Out of a Low Mood

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When I’m Low…

I hit the snooze button, over and over again. I snap and lash at my partner and my family. I eat a lot. Or not enough. I procrastinate. Then I beat myself up for being unproductive. I cry, a lot. I tell myself that I'm this and I'm that, only using the ugly words, of… Continue reading When I’m Low…

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Guest Post from Sonam Patel “Mental Health is Dismissed Within My Culture”

*This is a guest post from a fellow mental health advocate.* Mental health was not a term known to me until around two years ago. I didn’t know anything about the importance of your own wellbeing, nor did I understand the devastating impact it would have on people I know. If I know anything about… Continue reading Guest Post from Sonam Patel “Mental Health is Dismissed Within My Culture”

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Affects of Anxiety & Depressions on Me

Anxiety and depression have stopped me from... Sleeping: some people sleep too much with A & D, I slept too little; dangerously little, in fact Eating: loss of appetite, not wanting to eat around others, feeling dissatisfied with food and hating the act of eating like it was a chore I had to force myself… Continue reading Affects of Anxiety & Depressions on Me

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Affects of Authenticity on Your Mental Health

"Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you." - George R. R. Martin You have to be careful with what you're doing or saying. I believe that doing… Continue reading Affects of Authenticity on Your Mental Health