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"Sometimes it is necessary to have days of doing nothing but staying in bed and taking care of you."

Productivity And Depression: A Guide

Even though I've suffered from clinical depression ever since I was 15 years old, my depressive episodes have a lot more at stake as I’ve gotten Read...
Erin McKelle    |   09.14.15   |   SHARE
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6 Things About Eating Disorders That You Probably Actually Really Don’t Know

"A common response that folks struggling with eating disorders hear is something along the lines of “Just eat,” “Just stop purging,” or “Just stop Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   07.31.15   |   SHARE
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5 Things That Your Friend With An Eating Disorder Wants You to Know

"Because diet culture is so ingrained in our society, and therefore our psyches, a common misconception about eating disorders – and particularly Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   07.28.15   |   SHARE
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My Eating Disorder: A Retrospective

I wake up hungry, but I also wake up lighter, emptier. Something about it makes me feel purer. This is one feeling that’s positive in a sea of Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   07.21.15   |   SHARE
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Meet Frank, My Depression

I’ve been in treatment, at different times, for mental health issues all my adult life. I’ve been medicated with different drugs in different Read...
Melissa Hill    |   06.12.15   |   SHARE
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I Have A Mental Illness And It Sucks

This is the reality of my life. I am incredibly unstable right now, which is why everything is so extreme. So, no this isn’t the normal everyday life Read...
Marisa Lancione    |   06.1.15   |   SHARE
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The Difference Between Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorders

The symptoms of borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder can often overlap. Understanding the difference is a first step in getting Read...
Tamar Saperstein    |   05.22.15   |   SHARE
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Why “Just Eat in Moderation” Is A Destructive Response To My Disordered Eating

I can’t just eat in moderation—at least not yet. But I am fine-tuning and honing and perfecting my body with the honor, respect, and love of a hand- Read...
Little Bear Schwarz    |   04.28.15   |   SHARE