Tag: wellbeing

Why I Became A Mental Health Advocate

Being an advocate isn’t about starting rallies and fighting battles. It’s about using your voice to let your thoughts and feelings be known. It’s offering a hand to the people who are drowning, and a voice to those who cannot find theirs.

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My Mental Health Is Not A Punchline To A Joke

There is a grey area here. Humour is a great way for people to manage their mental health.But there is a fine line between joking about your own mental health, and joking about, or insulting, someone else’s.

Dealing With Adult Nightmares

If I had three wishes from a genie, I’d probably spend one of those wishes on a good nights sleep.

Why I Wouldn’t Tell A Suicidal Person “Suicide Doesn’t End The Pain, It Passes It To Someone Else”

“Suicide doesn’t end the pain, it passes it to someone else” It seems that this quote pops up all around the media and within the mental health community. Last year, a photo with this exact saying went viral, and it plastered the mental health community. And I’ll be honest in

What Would You Say To Your Bully?

“It’s upsetting to think that people are forced to feel so alone, that hurting others seems to be the only way they can let out those feelings. The world shouldn’t push anyone to be like that.”

Stop Telling Teenagers Their Feelings Are Just A Phase

My question is, can we really blame all our teen emotions on something are dire as an age boundary?

How Do You Cope With Depression In A Marriage?

I wholeheartedly believe my mental illness does cause some problems in our relationships. But you know what, I think every marriage has problems because we all have ‘flaws’.

The important thing to remember is the choice you made together and the choices you will continue to make.

How “Coming Out” Helped My Mental Health

She was my first real crush and I never thought much if it. I loved her friendship and I adored her as a person, both inside and out. I thought about her all the time, I embraced the smiles she bestowed on me and I just felt all warm and fuzzy.

The Death Anniversary

Losing someone, no matter how it happens, hurts. We experience grief in a breakup from our lover, a fallout with our friends or even becoming distant from our family. Grief isn’t just about death.

The Fear Of Rejection

Anxiety is a powerful thing. I know what’s realistic, I know what’s irrational and I know these are just thoughts; but anxiety doesn’t care about facts and ultimately, he’s got more power over me than cold hard facts.

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