Mental Health During the Holidays

It is that time of the year – the holiday season. Television commercials become oddly warmhearted and emotional. Stores are crazy. Holiday drinks are out at Starbucks and people are probably arguing over their holiday cup. It smells like Fresh Balsam everywhere.  I typically love the holidays. I am Buddy the Elf. The holidays make […]

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My Favorite Self Love Quotes

Self love is so important. I have actually come across people in my life who think that self love is selfish, but let’s think about that. How would it feel if one went through life absolutely hating themself? I feel like that would be absolutely miserable! Of course, it is not easy to practice self […]

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Please Stop Telling Me To Do Yoga

(And Other Things To Not Say To Someone With A Mental Illness.) Posts on this subject are posted probably every single day and thankfully we are spreading more mental health awareness, but why does it feel like people are still saying things they shouldn’t or giving unsolicited advice? I am sure that most people mean […]

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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. TheFitWriterI am a NASM Certified […]

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