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What You Should Know on World Mental Health Day

10 October is marked as World Mental Health Day by the World Health Organization, so I thought I’d take some time to write yet another post about mental health! Many people I talk to about my mental health are generally well-meaning. But it’s just hard for someone to really understand until they’ve been through what I’ve been through (and I wouldn’t wish that on anyone). Today I’m sharing some things I wish others knew about mental illness, using some of my…

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Mental Health

Embrace Who You Are

I’m weird. I’ve never had a ton of friends. I don’t like to go out. I don’t love the taste of alcohol or the way it makes me feel and would much rather spend my time drinking tea and reading/watching…

2017 in Review

I can’t believe that 2017 is almost over. I feel like I say this every year, but 2017 really flew by. I officially moved to NYC, moved apartments, started a new job, traveled to three places and so much…

10 Little Ways to Practice Self-Care

As much as I struggle with anxiety and depression, I’m really bad at practicing self-care and self love consistently. I go through phases where I’m really motivated (usually after a bout of panic or a really bad day) but then…

Why It’s Important to Celebrate the Small Things

The Internet is filled with wellness tips and self-care advice these days. Don’t get me wrong, it’s fantastic that people are starting to talk more and more about mental well-being. But what happens when those wellness tips like “go…