What My Depression Needs.

I want to preface this by saying – not all depression is created equal. When I was in my early 20s, no amount of helpful advice was actually helpful. My depression was like a never-ending…

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Coping with an Emotional Breakdown

We hear the term “mental breakdown”, “nervous breakdown (which generally isn’t used anymore)”, and “emotional breakdown” quite often in the mental health world. For the purpose of this post, I am defining an emotional breakdown…

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My Mental Illness

For the past several years, Iโ€™ve attempted NaNoWriMo and Iโ€™ve finished it exactly zero times so this year Iโ€™m doing something a bit different. Instead of trying to write a 50,000-word novel (oh wouldnโ€™t that…

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12 Tips for Cleaning With Depression

Let’s talk about one of the more shameful and embarrassing effects of depression. The inability to clean. Cleaning with depression is hard! (Also, check out Magical Housekeeping and Decluttering for ways to keep your space…

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Self-Care for Mental Health

I’ve been talking about how May is Mental Health Awareness Month and how passionate I am about starting conversations about mental health and also importantly, how self-care relates to mental health. (Check out my Anxiety…

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