The Easy How-To Guide to Elevating Your State of Being

An optimal level of functioning is a healthy and energetic state of being. When a person is functioning, merely functioning, on a low mood and energy level -- they will receive the same feedback from the world. And vice versa. Here’s an example: Matthew trudges through his work day barely getting by. His mornings are …

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How to (Quickly) Move On From a Relationship

Relationships can cause great pleasure and great pain. The pain of loving someone you can’t for whatever reason that may be is bittersweet and addicting. However, it’s a waste of energy and emotion to pine for someone who will never love you back. We all know this deep down --  yet many of us cling …

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Stop Staying Inside: How it Affects 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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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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