Emotions Don’t Dictate Reality

Repeat after me : “Emotions don’t dictate reality.” This is a harsh truth I realized I can no longer choose to ignore, and I want to spread this nugget of knowledge. Humans are inherently irrational. When something bad happens -- no matter on what scale of ‘bad’ it is -- emotions tend to be our …

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Mental Illness Doesn’t Excuse Behavior

  “Don’t blame me! My mental illness made me do it.” “I wasn’t in control of myself, my mental illness was.” “Why would you blame me when I have [mental illness here]?” “It’s abusive to hold someone me accountable when I am mentally ill.”   Well. I have heard all of these before. And if …

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Stop Staying Inside: How it Affects Our Mental Health

I noticed a lot of my fellow millennial peers, and sometimes myself, shirk any remote chance of having an adventure in favor of staying inside. I realized that is bullsh!t. People are already building up walls for themselves through phone addiction, anxiety, and being lazy. We don’t need to check off the preference “always wants …

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How to Make the Most Out of Therapy (+) Notecard Activity

I believe everyone can more or less benefit from therapy. I myself have been in therapy for the past awhile. I was also in therapy on and off when I was younger, but it was more focused on my family dynamics that benefiting my own issues. This time I do have the chance to solely …

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