My Favorite Motivational Quotes

Motivation can be such a struggle, regardless of what it is you are trying to accomplish. Sometimes it can be tough to get in your workout, not eat all of the chocolate in your house, or even just get off the couch! A few things that I struggle to stay motivated with include working out […]

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My Experience with Anti-Depressants

I think that psychiatric drugs get a bad reputation. A lot of people don’t actually understand what they do and even more people think that taking them is “the easy way out”. Most of the people who say this have never been on one of these drugs before. I never thought of them that way, […]

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Realistic Self Care Tips

I get so annoyed when I see a list of self-care ideas for when someone is feeling depressed and it has things like do your hair! Take a bubble bath! Paint your nails! Clearly these people don’t struggle with depression. There is a difference between legit self care and pampering. Most people who struggle with […]

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Rude Comments

I only have three stories published on The Mighty. When I began writing about my mental illnesses, I was honestly pretty scared because The Mighty has such a large following and I was worried that people would say mean things about me or tell me I was wrong about something.

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How I Take Care of My Mental Health

We all have rough mental health days and there is no shame in that. It will happen, no matter how we are doing, how far we are in recovery, if we’ve been taking our medication, or if we even have a mental illness at all. Sometimes, we just get burnt out or things happen in […]

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