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Posts tagged mental health advocate
9 Signs of Depression Affecting Mental Health

"You must be strong and not cry" is something we have heard our whole lives. Without being able to open up and admit vulnerability, there are many mental illnesses we may open ourselves up to coming in the forms of depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD, mental disorders, seasonal affective disorder, suicidal thoughts and much more. Our Health starts with our Mental Health, yet we need to be able to see when it isn’t as strong as we think it is.

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A Day in My Life : Keeping Anxiety/Depression at Bay

When it does suddenly appear one day, your world changes. Your life is now being ruled by an unknown object that decides when and where it will show up in our day. Perhaps it greeted you as your eyes open from your sleep and decided to be by your side every minute of your waking day.

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Mental Health Struggles "Where Did The Joy Go?"

I knew so little about depression and anxiety when my mental health illness first hit me. The lows were the most challenging and unbearable, not being able to complete my daily actions or work for some weeks with social anxiety. I thought at the time; this low was what the full extent of what depression was. I knew I wasn't going to get out of it in a day or even weeks, but once I was able to live life regularly, then everything else would be normal again…Fourteen months later and I have realized that maybe perhaps a new norm is here for me with my health conditions.

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