mental illness

For over five years, I endured these attacks with no knowledge of how to end them, or why they began.

My Evolving Relationship With Anxiety

For over five years, I endured these attacks. A therapist identified the source of this physical and mental torment: anxiety. Read...
Kerry Graham of Role Reboot    |   09.5.18   |   SHARE
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The reality is that mental illness is often messy and disruptive — and sanitizing that reality isn’t helpful.

The Conversation We’re Not Having About Mental Health

The reality is that mental illness is often messy and disruptive — and sanitizing that reality isn’t helpful. I felt like a stranger in my own life. Read...
Dylan Brethour    |   09.4.18   |   SHARE
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What even is "normal?"

Why "Neurodivergent" Is The Best Term To Use For Autistic Or Special Needs Kids

What even is “normal?” My sister-in-law used to say “normal is just a setting on the washing machine.” I looked recently. my washing machine doesn’t Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.23.18   |   SHARE
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So many times in life, Daisy grew through the cracks, through what seemed like impossible obstacles.

Daisies Grow Through The Cracks: Losing A Friend To Suicide

I knew before I truly knew. When the icon revealing the new Facebook message from Daisy’s brother flashed on my screen, my heart fell to my feet. Read...
Lauren Jonik    |   08.7.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads

Mommamental: When Your Child's Anxiety Gives You Anxiety

It’s been a month since we moved to our new house in the hills Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.10.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Alexa Mazzarello on Unsplash

I’m A Therapist With Mental Illness

The most valuable thing though, being a therapist with mental illness, is that I get it. I know how desperate you feel to change your life. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   06.14.18   |   SHARE
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Please reach out if you see someone struggling with depression. (Photo by nikko macaspac on Unsplash)

If You See Me Slipping Into Depression, Please Reach Out

Depression lingers like an unwelcome ghost trailing behind me. And most days, I accept that. I acknowledge that. And, I’m okay. What if one day I’m Read...
Erin Khar   |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
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We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity.

We Are A Culture Obsessed With Productivity — And It's Literally Killing Us

We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity. We reward “hard work” with money and praise and admiration and Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
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