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    These actions will change not only the way you feel but how you live your life as well. There is much controversy on the “right” ways to handle situations dealt out by various mental illnesses. Whether it’s Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Multiple Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, or PTSD, how can we be sure ...
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    Self-harm, also known as self-injury and self-mutilation, is when someone harms themselves in a way that is impulsive and purposeful, but not intended to be fatal. Most self-harm happens in the form of skin cutting, but there are other self-injurious behaviors, such as head banging, burning, scratching, and other actions that cause injury to the body. ...
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    I despise guessing because I could be wrong. That may seem very strange to you, but it is normal for me. See, I suffer from perfectionism. Perfectionism consists of impossibly high personal standards and the fear of mistakes. In a perfectionist’s mind, mistakes equal failure. The fear of failure drives perfectionism. The need for approval ...
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    It’s not just skipping a meal every now and then. According to many studies, eating disorders rank the number one mental illness with the highest mortality rate. 1.o%-4.2% of females have battled Anorexia Nervosa in their lifetime. 4% of women will develop Bulimia Nervosa in their lifetime. 4 out of 10 people have experienced or know ...
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    You can accomplish more than you think you can. Growing up as an anxious child and dealing with anxiety in my teen and young adult years, I never thought I would be a good leader. I was always the quiet one in the background that no one noticed, and many times, that’s how I preferred ...
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    When I was young, naïve and full of dreams, I always thought that I would grow up to save the world. How I would save the world was dependent on the ever-changing interests of my short attention span. Sometimes, it was a marine biologist to save the whales; other times it was a teacher to ...
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    As I am plowing through one course after another, my momentum slows. However, I cannot sit on my laurels. I have zero energy to keep the fast pace that I have over the past year. Is this senior-itis? Or something else? For me personally, there are multiple factors to my situation. I work full time ...
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    “A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.” Whatever the cause is of your anxiety, know that there are simple ways to get it under control. 1. Yoga and Meditation Calming your spirit is one of the top ways to bring anxiety down. Find some ...
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    Based on past thoughts, struggles, secrets, realizations and growth. A special thank you to fakephonetexts.com for helping me create the images for this article. Anxiety vs. A Good Night’s Sleep Anxiety can gnaw at you at any time, day or night. I used to have trouble sleeping because I just couldn’t shut my brain off for ...
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    Move over, green tea! You may have a new competitor. Back in the 1600’s, a very potent elixir grown in the southern coastline in Japan was discovered. Upon consuming it, it has provided nothing, but amazing effects. Ashitaba plants are the new and improved green tea. Although it is yet to be mainstreamed to the ...