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Even Though It’s SAD Season Doesn’t Mean You Have To Be

Whenever the winter months roll around and the days get shorter, you may notice many of your friends, co-workers and family members inevitably starting...

Slow And Steady: What I Learned From Therapy – Part Seven...

Managing my anxiety issues, and sometimes struggling to do so, is nothing new for me. It started when I wouldn’t talk in class from Senior...

One Call Away: Behind The Scenes Of A Crisis Line –...

While we often encourage people with mental health crises to call for help, we rarely think about who is picking up the phone. Jane (name...

My So-Called Life With PMDD – Part Five Of Three

I live two lives. For two weeks of the month, my mind is calm. I make decisions quickly and rationally. I’m patient, focused, and optimistic...

Growing Up A Freak Of Culture: Part Four Of Three

A freak of culture... My mental health has always been at odds with my culture, a classic case of nature vs. nurture. Growing up in...

Learning As I Go: Living With Depression – Part Three Of...

I am new to all of this. I am still learning. I often struggle with how to present myself. Am I a person with depression, a...

Me And Bipolar Disorder: Best Frenemies Forever – Part Two of...

Bipolar disorder. The name says a lot. To me it means being inherently abnormal - a constant work in progress where the potential for chaos is...

How I Trained My Pet Anxiety – Part One Of Three

I am not a therapist, I do not have any degrees in any medical field. However, I have been living with chronic anxiety...