Tag: Mental Health

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It is pretty general information these days that I suffer from mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression. I have tried over the last year to explain to people around me what these mean, how they affect me, and how no one should be afraid to talk about these mental illnesses and others. Despite my efforts,…




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Things in our zeitgeist are constantly influencing us, and the songs we hear played on the radio are no different. All media, including the news which can be violent and emotionally upsetting, is influencing us whether we’re aware of it or not.




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I’ve written a lot on anxiety because I know this area all too well. I feel compelled to write about it because it’s something I thought would be my end. Now, I laugh because I can’t believe I was so bent out of shape over everything…over nothing. The whole experience actually reminds me of a…




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I am writing my story. Not here – not right now. But on my own and in my own time. It is the project I choose to do in association with the Author Awakening Adventure. As part of the coursework, we choose an angel to watch and guide us as we travel the long, lonely…




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My recovery is not going at the speed some people would like. I’m too slow. Not making enough progress. I’m not doing enough work or making changes quickly enough. Apparently. It is absolutely true that many people who commence recovery – from anything – progress at a faster rate. They make changes and those changes…




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Life always catches up with you, in fact, sometimes life likes to present itself in the form of a blazing fiery punch to the face. And we’ve all been there trying to dodge those punches, but sooner or later, it will hit us, some of us hard. If you are anything like me, it will…




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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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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Jul 12

What happens when you are lipase deficient? LIPASE DEFICIENCY CONDITIONS: Since lipase digests fat and fat-soluble vitamins, lipase deficient people can be expected to have a tendency towards high cholesterol, high triglycerides, difficulty losing weight and diabetes or a tendency towards glucosuria (sugar in the urine without symptoms of diabetes). The down-the-road outcome of these…




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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Jul 11

Raw

My mind is as raw as the wounds on my legs.
Originally posted on ItsJustASpark