When I became depressed, I thought that was my new identity. I was a depressed person. Now I see that I am a complex person who also happens to be depressed. My mental illness is a part of me but it does not define me.
Would you rather receive one dollar now or wait a week to receive two dollars? Do you have the self-control to delay gratification? Here are some tips to overcome temptation and put the power your willpower.
Going to college and away from everything you’ve ever known is stressful. For someone with anxiety, like me, it can feel even more overwhelming and challenging. Here are some tips to stay calm when you feel anxious, they work for me.
Walking through Seattle to raise awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention was amazing. It helped me to overcome my insecurities about talking to others about my depression and anxiety. I may have started the walk alone, but I left with great new friends and a feeling that I could conquer anything.
I spent so much energy trying to fit in with my peers, struggling to keep up with the newest things. I was trying so hard to grow up. I realized I am only a kid for a few more years and then I am an adult forever.
Just because you deserve to love yourself doesn’t mean that you always want to.
After struggling with an eating disorder for years, I needed a gentle exercise that helped me strengthen my muscles and my mind.
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