Category Archives: Mental Health Awareness/Illness

Soul-searching through self-worth

I took a bit of a break from writing this past month. I wanted to write about a few things I had been reflecting on, but it just wouldn’t fully surface the way I wanted it to. I took that as a sign that I needed more time to work through the thoughts and allow everything to work its way

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Anger – The misunderstood emotion

Anger is very misunderstood. But it doesn’t have to be. Once we, as a society, begin understanding the reason behind why we experience anger as human beings and what it really means internally, we can then truly accept that anger can be a part of our lives in healthy ways. Anger is part of being a human being. There is

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My Post-Traumatic Growth

Sometimes we need reminders of how far we have come and how deep the hole was that we dug ourselves out of. Today was one of those days as Facebook reminded me of a post I had made on September 30, 2015, at 1:12 am. It went something like this… “I wish my mind worked correctly. I’m so sick of

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Recognizing signs of abuse and how it influences our inner voice

It can be really difficult to recognize if you’re being mistreated or manipulated by another, especially if you care for or love them. You could be living as though this is normal to be treated in this particular way and not even see that it’s harmful. Most people don’t recognize abuse. Or deny it. Or say that it’s just a

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