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14 Things I’ve Learned in Two Years

14 Things I’ve Learned in Two Years

Two years ago, I wrote up a post on my (now relatively dead) Tumblr recounting 10 things I had learn in the last three months. And as I was thinking about what I wanted to tell you, reader, as I embark on another journey of “blogging attempts,” I realized I wanted to revisit those 10 things and also add a few more.

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Everything You Need to Know About The Blue Whale Challenge

Everything You Need to Know About The Blue Whale Challenge

Note: This is a little PSA about the Blue Whale Challenge. It is time-sensitive. Regular MHM posting will continue as normal next week.

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Through the Roof by Valerie

Through the Roof by Valerie

[Editor’s Note: The following post is a submission. If you are interested in submitting, read till the end.]

This work of prose details what it’s like for me to live with my anxiety day after day. It goes on to address how I combat my anxiety on a daily basis. I also offer advice on how to deal with anxiety for others who live with it as well. I am always look for ways to inspire others and help them through situations I’ve already been through do that they can have an easier time than maybe I did. That’s my goal with telling my story on my mental health.

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5 Movies About Mental Health That Got It (Mostly) Right

5 Movies About Mental Health That Got It (Mostly) Right

If you read our previous post on Dissociative Identity Disorder, then you’ll know that mental illnesses often have a poor and inaccurate representation in media and pop culture.

And while some people in Hollywood don’t get it, others come pretty close to portraying mental health in accurate, relatable ways.

Here are my top 5 picks for movies about mental health that got it (mostly) right.

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Where in the World is Mental Health Monday?

Where in the World is Mental Health Monday?

Hey friends.

No, don’t worry, Mental Health Monday isn’t gone and will be picking back up starting with this post.

It’s been a while since I’ve last posted, and I’d like to give some insight as to why.

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Protocols for Sadness

In the previous installment of Mental Health Monday, we covered some basics on stress, anxiety and depression and shared useful, professional resources for seeking help.

Seeing a therapist, whether a psychologist or psychiatrist, is a step in the right direction to helping you better handle your mental health.

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All about being S.A.D. (and when it might be time to get help)

All about being S.A.D. (and when it might be time to get help)

“I feel sad.”

I don’t know how many times that sentence has tumbled from between my lips with the heavy sigh that preceded it. Always tired and always sad.

Sometimes I don’t think people actually want to know if other people are “okay.” But when I say I’m sad, people usually respond along the lines of “Aw, why? Let’s go get coffee and you can tell me all about it.”

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