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Posted in Mental Health

10 “Invisible” Signs You’re Battling Depression

You’ve spent the last couple of weeks in hiding; you’ve become a recluse. You spent your days sleeping, eating junk, and binge-watching the entire series…

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Posted in Mental Health Therapy

The DBT PLEASE Skill Helps With Self-Care

Our bodies are complex systems. Because of this, they require our constant care and attention so that we can function at our maximum potential. However,…

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6 Quotes To Help You Through Tough Times

It’s difficult to stay in the positive when our days get dark. Sometimes we are barely able to keep our head above water, let alone…

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Posted in Mental Health Therapy

How DBT Diary Cards Help My Mental Health

When I first started DBT-informed treatment nearly three years ago, the therapist I saw didn’t utilize diary cards. When I started seeing a new therapist, I was…

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4 Physical Factors That Affect Mental Health

As a member of the mental health community, I’m a major advocate for improving the world’s overall mental health. Whether you spend large amounts of…

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50 Reminders When Struggling With Self-Love

Maybe you’ve been crushed by the weight of the world, maybe you are just having a bad day. The world is constantly flying by, judging…

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You’re Depression Doesn’t Make You Unlovable

You wake up feeling heavy, as if the weight of the world rests on your shoulders. Your body sinks into the mattress as you wrestle…

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Posted in Borderline Personality Disorder

Stop Calling People With BPD ‘Manipulative’

“You’re so manipulative.” I hear that word all the time: manipulative. I see it splattered across the posts in borderline personality disorder social media groups,…

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4 Steps To Battle Feelings Of Inadequacy

Many women battle inadequacy throughout their lives. After all, we’re constantly trying to juggle professional lives, parenting, and basic household responsibilities while looking fabulous and…

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Dee Chan Shares How ‘Recovery Is Possible’

When I first heard about borderline personality disorder back in the fall of 2017, I remember reading tons of online forums that claimed BPD was…

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