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    Being a working parent is hard work. The work-life balance does not exist. I find myself battling with constant guilt for wanting to pursue a career or wanting to reach the many goals I set for myself. In the mix of reaching goals, someone has to suffer. Whether that be the kids, my wife, or ...
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    Growing further into my late twenties, I have the same thought at least once a day, “Is the world getting worse or am I just older and more aware of it all?”. Even after the extensive discussions I’ve had on this very topic with so many of my friends and family, I still don’t know where ...
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    I despise being bored or feeling like I’m in a rut. I love the idea of having new experiences, knowledge, and scenery, which is probably why I’m such a travel nut. Knowing this about me, one would think that I’d fully embrace this new journey my husband and I are undergoing. Well, if you ask, ...
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    Lately, my life has been undergoing some very drastic changes.  We’re moving across the country for my husband’s job, I need to find a job in a new city with my new career, we need to fix up the house and sell it; all in a span of a month! Add me trying to finish ...
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    Dear God, The things that are happening should make me happy. I don’t think it’s my anxiety and I don’t think it’s my depression. I’m just so confused and every day seems like a struggle between the person that I once was, the person that I want to become and the person that I am currently. I believe ...
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    Mental illness is an epidemic taking over our nation. A majority of individuals have some form of a mental health problem in one way or another, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, medicated or unmedicated, accepted or unaccepted. One of the hardest things to do is to witness someone go through the stages of depression – especially ...
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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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    Here it comes to without a warning. It does not allow me time to fight it. It slowly consumes my thoughts and I find it hard to do anything. My brain begins to feel the doors closing in. I feel trapped and alone with the worrying. Then I begin to feel anxious and nervous at ...
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    The Grass is Always Greener with an Instagram Filter Good old social media. We love it, we hate it, we’re addicted to it, and we’re sick of it. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and everything in between we are so connected. We can follow celebrities on Snapchat to get a glimpse at their lives, we can ...
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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 ...