Advice · Mental Health · womens health

The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: For When You Can’t or Don’t Want To

I know exactly how you feel. As I type this I’m lying in bed overthinking, feeling overwhelmed by life and everything in it, and just wanting it all to stop. In The Future, a poem by Neil Hilborn, suicide is described as “a glowing exit sign”. Since I heard that term three years ago it… Continue reading The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: For When You Can’t or Don’t Want To

Julia of Oceania · Mental Health

10 Things People with Anxiety Can Relate To

Living with anxiety is an everyday battle for those of us plagued by it’s existence. However, it’s definitely not something that any one of us are alone in. Here is a list of things that I feel like anyone with anxiety can probably relate to, if not go ahead and humor me, okay? 1. Having… Continue reading 10 Things People with Anxiety Can Relate To

Advice · Mental Health

Mental Health Adoption Guide: Fuzzy Friends

The day my husband and I got our dog we had set out for a cat. I pretty much love all animals, but a cat seemed like the perfect new addition to our family for our first apartment. I could relate to them – independent, a little moody and sometimes eccentric, can take some time… Continue reading Mental Health Adoption Guide: Fuzzy Friends

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To Anyone Who has Ever Felt Alienated by their Mental Illness

I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone. I too, have felt like human garbage in a sea of shiny functioning people. More of a potato than a princess. The kind of girl who tried to put her best foot forward when both of them were lefties. Someone who experienced anxiety, depression, and feelings… Continue reading To Anyone Who has Ever Felt Alienated by their Mental Illness

Mental Health · womens health

Nexplanon: The Year I Lost My S**T

Recently, several articles have been published on the possibility of Birth Control being linked to depression. If you are considering any method of birth control I recommend doing intense research. I can tell you that 2 years ago, I did not. That is how I spent an entire year in hormone hell. My first thought… Continue reading Nexplanon: The Year I Lost My S**T