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Schizophlu: If Schizophrenia Were Treated Like the Flu

5 days 3 hours ago
Schizophlu: If Schizophrenia Were Treated like the Flu Guest Post by: Greyon Fernandes While taking a shower, a place where I do some of my best thinking, a thought captivated me, ‘Am I still mentally ill?’. Do I still consider myself as mentally ill? I’m ill when I have the flu, but then I take my […]
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Music and Mental Illness: The Deep Connection Between Music and Our Emotions

1 week 5 days ago
A couple nights ago I was in a panic, unraveling my house to find one of my most treasured items-my headphones. After hours of searching through every junk drawer, cabinet, pocketbook and kitchen appliance I came to the conclusion that they were gone. I know this is a really traumatic story! The lost headphones were […]
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Finding Your T-Spot: Trauma Isn’t Sexy, but We Need to Talk About It

3 weeks 2 days ago
Finding Your T-Spot: Trauma Isn’t Sexy, but We Need to Talk About It Guest Post by: Dr. Heidi Green Finding Your T-Spot: Trauma Isn’t Sexy, but We Need to Talk About It There are a lot of hot topics in the mental health arena right now. People love to talk about self-empowerment, ending toxic relationships, […]
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6 Self-Help Books That Will Change Your Life

3 weeks 4 days ago
As someone living with a mental illness, I have been given every self-help book there is. I found that many self-help books were unrealistic and hard to relate to. Many of them only reinforced the idea that I don’t have my sh*t together. Then I read Jen Sincero’s book, You Are A Badass, and everything […]
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35 Mental Health Instagram Accounts to Follow

3 weeks 4 days ago
Social media has its pros and cons, but one primary reason I love it is that it’s become a platform for mental health accounts to flourish. If you’ve followed my blog, you know that Instagram is my favorite, no offense to FaceBook and Twitter. In this post, you will find a range of accounts related […]
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An Interview with Advocate and Author Of, “Mental Illness Is An A**hole.”

3 weeks 5 days ago
Within minutes of meeting advocate and author Gabe Howard, I was wearing a huge smile. The way he approaches his life with bipolar disorder and mental health is unique to who he is as a person. Unfiltered, humorous and genuine. Recently Howard published his book, “Mental Illness is an Asshole” and I had the privilege of […]
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18 Quotes for People with Mental Illness

1 month 1 week ago
As a woman living with bipolar disorder and writer, words have become my outlet to expressing my emotions and inner thoughts. Here are 18 quotes about mental illness that I hope will inspire you to love yourself as you are. For more quotes and mental health, content follow me on Instagram @hannahdblum.
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Why Netflix’s ‘The Bird Box’ Severely Increases the Stigma of Mental Illness

1 month 1 week ago
I was so excited to watch Netflix’s new original series, “The Bird Box” with Sandra Bullock. The premise surrounds the idea that a mysterious force begins to destroy humanity–if you see this entity, which reveals your biggest fear, you die. To survive people must cover their eyes or be blindfolded while searching for help. The […]
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Top 10 Mental Health Goals for the New Year

1 month 2 weeks ago
We are entering 2019 and it’s good to start thinking about some of the goals we want to accomplish this coming year. Here are the top 10 mental health goals for the new year. Follow Mental Health Advocates on Media Platforms. There are many mental health advocates and bloggers who are heavily present on social […]
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Easy to Make and Inexpensive Holiday Gifts for Mental Health

2 months ago
The holidays and approaching new year can be both an exciting and stressful time trying to find unique gifts for those closest to you. This holiday season I decided to get creative with gifts to inspire those closest to me as they head into 2019. You do not have to be an artist to do […]
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Life with Mental Illness: A Story of Acceptance

2 months ago
Life with Mental Illness: A Story of Acceptance Guest Post By: The Bipolar Babe  A Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder When I was in elementary school, I noticed that I felt things to a much deeper extent than my peers, which encouraged me to approach my friends about it. When I revealed to a friend that […]
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12 Quotes for People Who Feel Extreme Empathy

2 months 2 weeks ago
Those of us who experience extreme empathy can feel misunderstood at times. Our sensitivity to the feelings, thoughts, and emotions of others can be both beautiful and consuming. It’s important to remind ourselves of the power of empathy and the gift we have to help others understand their emotions. Empaths are a gift to the […]
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12 Subtle Signs the Person You Are Dating Is Affecting Your Mental Health

3 months ago
There are subtle signs that we are dating or in a relationship with someone who is affecting our mental health. It doesn’t necessarily mean the person we are dating is a horrible human being, but regardless the relationship still takes a toll on our mental health. These are 12 subtle signs that the person you […]
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