Tag Archives: mental health

What a mental illness can teach you about your mental health — Thought Food

Here’s a paradox: My mental health improved after I developed a mental illness. When I am not symptomatic (which is a lot of the time) my mental health is fantastic. It is possibly better than that of many people who … Continue reading

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The bare bones of better body image feelings on Mental Health Awareness Week — Wellbean blog

Acceptance + acknowledging our individuality + positive self-talk + healthy diet and exercise = positive feelings about our body image. Being positive about our bodies is an age old struggle – we want to be thinner, look younger, have nice … Continue reading

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Mental health awareness: How am I improving my mental health? — Life with Spina Bifida

May is mental health awareness month and since mental health is something I have been struggling with for the last couple of years I thought I would share with you what I am doing to improve it. Mental health is … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About It -Why Talking About Suicide Saves Lives — The Dopamine Queen

80% of people who attempt suicide tell someone first. That means we failed 80% of people that attempt suicide. 80% is way too many. 80% is sobering. 80% proves it’s not “attention seeking,” but a desperate cry for help that … Continue reading

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How To Explain a Suicide to a Child — The Dopamine Queen

I’ve been crying for hours preparing to write this. I read a story on social media about someone’s partner dying by suicide. They have a four year old daughter and a seven year old son. Just a few weeks before … Continue reading

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This is what depression looks like. — Not Your Average Coffee Bean

(Disclaimer: I hold no counseling license or degree in psychology. This post is my story with the intent to raise awareness about depression, self-care, and getting help if you need it.) Over the past two months, my life took a … Continue reading

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Colours of a limited palette — The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

It’s been a difficult time again. A ‘low period’ as various healthcare professional like to call it – don’t you just love the power of understatement. What a ‘low period’ means for me is a blackness – I heard someone … Continue reading

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