Tagged: mental illness

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Celebrities With Mental Illnesses

Many teenagers with mental illnesses feel like they aren’t “normal” and that they are alone in their struggle. There are so many YouTubers and singers that have spoke a lot about their struggles with...

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Gender and Showing Symptoms

Although they can happen at any age and to anyone, statistics show that the symptoms for depression and anxiety are more likely to begin showing up during adolescence. Adolescent girls reported symptoms at a...

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Compulsions

Compulsion. Noun. First definition: the action or state of forcing or being forced to do something; constraint. Constraint…   Hello. My name is I_Collect_Words, and I am no longer defined by my compulsions.  ...

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Music for Healing

What draws people to music are not just how catchy songs can be and the artists’ personalities, but also the subject matter. Music allows those performing, writing, and listening to it to express themselves...

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Ways to Stay Focused

It can be incredibly difficult to concentrate on something for a long period of time, especially when it comes to the more mundane and boring things, like chores, homework, or cleaning out your closet...

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Making Your Activities Count

When you’re struggling with mental illness, it can be very useful to have certain activities where you can divert your attention from unpleasant thoughts and focus on something you enjoy. This could be anything...

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Gaining Momentum

When you’re struggling with a mental illness, it can be hard to find the energy to get through each day. Our days are often pretty busy, and it can feel increasingly overwhelming if you...

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Female Celebrities Discuss Mental Health

Check out this video of some awesome celebrities discussing their experiences with mental illness and working on mental health. These women are using their platform to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. Did one...