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Maisou by Victoriadeyemi   Trust me by Victoriadeyemi Thank you BayArt for the support! Please visit https://victoriadeyemi.wordpress.com/2017/09/01/home-aug-2017/ for the prequel to this piece. And visit https://victoriadeyemi.wordpress.com/ for more posts like this one. I run away from people who ask me to trust them, how could I trust a person when I can’t really trust myself? I cannot definitively…

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Ah the things I feel like I have ruined along the way. Grief and despair have this unfortunate ability to rise and grow without much feeding. A few minutes with regret and boom! They seem to tower over the whole day. I work to listen to music, read, write, and find positives to bolster the…

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As many people with depression know, living with it is tricky. You can have good days and bad days. For me, sometimes it could go on for weeks or months before I find relief from the depression. It’s always about managing it, learning to enjoy the small happy moments, and trying to remember you’re worth…

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I initially created this blog to share my mental health experiences with others. I hoped to seek a connection with others, break the stigma against mental health issues, and start conversations about topics such as self-harm and depression. However, all of my blogs neglect something that I believe is absolutely important for those with mental…

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Suminagashi is an ancient Japenese marbling technique which produce magnificent marbled effect onto paper. A technique that originated in Japan more than 800 years ago, suminagashi is the process of marbling plain paper to transform it into something vibrant and colorful. This art form isn’t as complicated as it might seem. In fact, all it requires…

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Aug 9

Clarity 

I joined Bay Art about 4 months ago however this is my first piece. Those four months were some of the hardest of my life, consequently, I had to go on hiatus from blogging. I only wanted to start posting when I felt like I could guarantee my consistency. Visit https://victoriadeyemi.wordpress.com/ for more post like this. Thank…

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As someone who has managed depression from early childhood into adulthood, I have learned a variety of different coping mechanisms to help me. Different things work for different people, just like the same coping mechanism won’t work for every situation. And it is extremely, extremely important for someone dealing with any kind of problem, not…

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I mentioned in my last blog post about how play is important for everyone. I mean, who can live day-by-day simply working on their to-do list, but never finding time to relax? I certainly cannot! It may not be daily, but at least once a week I find time for a coping mechanism that helps…

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Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. – Napoleon Hill Two years ago, after being diagnosed with PTSD, I hit a rough patch in my life. I gave up on socializing, I’d spend days in bed and I avoided anything that had to do with accepting my past and the PTSD that came into the…

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Jun 7

Anxiety

Anxiety is something I grew up with. It was there when I wanted to ask my crush out on a date in elementary school, it was there when I had to speak in front of an entire class about teen pregnancy and it remains with me to this day, every time I have to speak…