mental health

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What It’s Like to Slowly Climb Out of Depression

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I thought that knowing my condition would be enough for me to help myself. But having a diagnosis did not lessen my struggles or make them easier. 
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4 Ways to Prepare Yourself for the New Year

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Congratulations on making it through this year! The last 12 months have been a wild ride, and we can't wait to take a breather. But just as we’re about to settle down to relax, we’re assailed by thoughts about the new year.
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Are You Looking After Your Mental Health?

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When was the last time you checked in on your mental health? Perhaps it was last year, a week ago . . . or it was so long ago you can’t remember when you asked yourself how you’re doing. Or maybe you aren’t even sure if you’re “allowed” to look after your mental health (the answer is “yes, your mental health is important!”). 
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When Men Need Help

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Globally, more men die by suicide than women across different countries–and often, many men don’t speak up about their struggles because of the stigmas they face.  It takes a lot of guts to seek and ask for help, and that’s why we’re shining the spotlight on men this Suicide Prevention Day. 
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Coming to Terms with My Autism

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I was 20 years old when I was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  A part of me couldn’t bring myself to accept this news because I was afraid my family and friends would reject me.
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Jayna: An Eating Disorder Ate Up More Than Just My Health

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My worldview informed me that to be beautiful—to be perfect—I had to be thin. When a schoolmate commented on how I had gained weight, that really impressed on me how “imperfect” I was.

Affirm Yourself with These 5 Biblical Truths

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Positive affirmations can only bring us so far, and if we are not careful, we might start to focus and rely on our frail, broken and limited selves more to bring our goals to fruition.

Oh Deer, Is That Me?!

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As we prep for the most perfect Christmas ever, our competitive, perfectionist, and overthinking spirit takes over. Before we know it, we have subconsciously adopted a festive persona that’s not-so-nice. “Oh dear, is that me?”, we think. 
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Let’s Care for Our Mental Health!

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We invest time, money, and effort into caring for our bodies, but we don’t often spend a lot of time thinking about how we can care for our mental health.