When “Goodbye” is too hard

When “Goodbye” is too hard

Hello, blogger friends, and welcome to today’s Talkative Tuesday. While all of my blogs are “personal” in terms of my talking about my mental illness struggles, my stories of my past, and all of the things I have been through; today’s post is going to be a different kind of personal. Today I’m going to talk a little about my prior jobs, and why saying goodbye then was easy, and why now it has become so much more.

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Misconceptions About Mental Illness

Misconceptions About Mental Illness

Happy Talkative Tuesday, blogisphere friends! In the world of mental health and mental illness there seem to be so many negative stigmas, misconceptions, and sometimes just lack of awareness. It has changed drastically over the years, but there’s still so much more work to go. Today I wanted to discuss a few of the misconceptions.

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Grief: an Update/Ball in a Box Analogy

Grief: an Update/Ball in a Box Analogy

Hello everyone, and welcome to Therapeutic Thursday! I know I’ve shared my story of grief a few different times and in different ways between my blog and The Bipolar Writer Blog, but today I wanted to give an update on grief, how I’ve been dealing with and managing my grief, as well as talk about the Twitter sensation “the ball in the box.”

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Anxiety & Eating Disorders/My Food Struggles

Anxiety & Eating Disorders/My Food Struggles

Hello all and welcome to another Therapeutic Thursday! The topic of food has always been a touchy subject for me. When offered to go out to eat with friends or order food while we’re out for drinks, or even if offered to go over to someone’s house for dinner, I freeze. When I am at public events where there is food available, I usually stay on the opposite side of the room. I’d love to say I don’t have anything against food, but I guess that isn’t true. But the majority of it is anxiety-based.

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How I Self-Care

How I Self-Care

Back in the beginning of February, I posted onĀ The Bipolar Writer Blog about my med journey. In that post, I mentioned that I may do a self-care post, and now, for Talkative Tuesday, here it is! Here are a few things that I like to do for myself to help improve my mental health, and a little on why I find them relaxing. Again, the lovely disclosure: I am not a mental health professional, or medical professional. I’m just a girl with a few disorders, and here’s how I help myself.

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