Category: Educate Yourself

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Self-Care Outside of Therapy

Actual Conversation: Person 1: I go to therapy every week, why do I need to do anything else about this? Person 2: If you do your self-care work, therapy is going to go a lot...

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Writing away the Stigma

I recently found out about this book Writing Away the Stigma: Ten Courageous Writers Tell True Stories About Depression, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, OCD, PTSD & more One in four American adults will endure the trials of...

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Emotional First Aid

  By taking action when you’re lonely, by changing your responses to failure, by protecting your self-esteem, by battling negative thinking, you won’t just heal your psychological wounds, you will build emotional resilience, you...

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Breathe with Me

Breathe in, Breathe out, slowly, deeply. Click on the image to have the gif help you pattern your breath. Lot’s of things can trigger anxiety, having something visual to focus your breathing on can...

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More Than Saddness

Depression is more than sadness. It is more than not being able to get out of bed. Depression means many things to many people. It can be hard to talk about or even get...

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Photos of an Anxiety Disorder

We recently found this article called “12 Breathtaking Photos Show What It’s Really Like To Have General Anxiety Disorder” and we think it’s amazing that someone so beautifully created art around how an anxiety disorder feels. From...

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Talking about Depression

It can be really hard to start a conversation about depression with someone you care about. Because depression doesn’t show up as a physical illness like a chest cold or a stomach bug it...

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Difficulty with Diagnoses

If your doctor tells you that you may be depressed, what does that really mean? Maybe some of the “symptoms” you have could be from something else like: trouble adjusting to a new situation at school or home...

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Independence

What does independence have to do with talking to your parent? Its because adolescents have developmental tasks. An example is a baby learning how to walk. Young people learn how to start depending more...