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Update

Hi all! I would like to apologize for the lack of posts lately. I am trying to juggle my last semester as a college student, an internship, and my own depression. I can’t guarantee a regular post, but hopefully I’ll … Continue reading

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Getting Help

Originally posted on depressionexists:
Hello my lovely bloggers, Yep, I’ve been away from my blog way too much lately and was hoping to be back blogging this week. Well, I am back – but not in a way I thought…

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Blog Reflection

As the semester comes to a close, I decided to make a reflection to see where I’ve come with this blog and what I got out of it. Note: Not sure if it’s just my computer, but this video was … Continue reading

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Understanding depression

“Just because someone with depression has a better day, doesn’t mean that person got BETTER. A day can still be gray without any rain.”  

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Shifting The Goal Posts Is Okay

Originally posted on Infinite Sadness… or hope?:
? Recently I have seen a  number of statements and general topics on social media formats which show what I see as a resignation by sufferers of mental illnesses to a belief that the…

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“Mental illness…

“Mental illness is like fighting a war where the enemy’s strategy is to convince you that the war isn’t actually happening.” –nowthatsanairship

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Misconception about self-harm: #1

#1: Everyone who self-harms is suicidal. People often associate self harm with attempted suicide, or a suicidal state-of-mind, however this is rarely the case. People suffering emotional distress may feel suicidal, but turning to self- harm is a coping mechanism … Continue reading

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Blog Update 4/22/14

Hi everyone! Again, sorry for not posting in a while. This time however, it has nothing to do with anything negative like the last update. (I’m actually doing really well right now, and that particular bad wave of depression seems … Continue reading

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The Truth About Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: 5 Myths and Facts, Originally Posted on The Huffington Post by Peggy Andover Ph.D.

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Ten things not to say to a suicidal person

Originally posted on purplepersuasion:
In July 2011 I wrote a post entitled, “Ten things not to say to a depressed person.” It was the first piece on this blog to attract a large audience and I own much of my…

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