Calming Your Anxious Mind

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with anxiety. Both generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety. At one point, my social anxiety was so severe I couldn’t even leave my house and when I did leave, I obsessed over how I looked and felt like everyone was looking at me, judging, and talking […]

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How to Cope With the Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications

When it comes to taking medication, there are usually a plethora of side effects associated with the medicine. It’s no different when you’re taking psychiatric medications like antidepressants and antipsychotics. I’ve been on medication for my mental health since age 11. I’ve stopped and started so many different meds that I’ve lost count. That being […]

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Soothing Sundays – Daily Affirmations

Affirmations are statements you repeat to help you overcome challenges such as negative thoughts. They are phrases you say when you’re looking to uplift yourself. While some people who start using affirmations may not believe what they’re saying at first, eventually, after repetitive use, an individual will start believing in what they’re speaking. I try […]

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