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Living As A Highly Sensitive Person & Learning To Manage Your Mind

Living As A Highly Sensitive Person & Learning To Manage Your Mind I've been a highly sensitive person with anxiety, and depressive moods my whole life. But I’ve never been officially diagnosed. It should have been obvious from the beginning. My parents moved house to send me to a safe junior school. My first school [...]

By | 2018-05-18T10:55:11+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Teens Can Have Real Mental Health Issues

Depression and any other mental illness doesn't care about how old you are. Teenagers suffer from mental illness like adults do. Just because you’re a teenager doesn’t mean that your depression is a phase. Teenagers can have clinical depression and it is extremely real. It isn’t fair to judge them that way, to believe they can't have mental illness [...]

By | 2018-04-29T20:59:55+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Childhood Therapist – Sarah Fader

I recall sitting in her office. She was warm and had a lovely smile. My childhood therapist. I didn’t know her name and I had no idea why I was there but my parents took me to her every week after nursery school. I played with G.I. Joe’s small plastic figurines; they were always saving [...]

By | 2018-04-25T09:50:35+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

What if you could fix yourself in an alternate universe

Virtual Reality Therapy is a real thing. It sounds weird, right? To call something "virtual" a real thing. But it is! Apparently, there are therapists who allow their clients the opportunity to face their fears in a safe environment that is simulated. The person who is undergoing VR Therapy is in this form of treatment [...]

By | 2018-04-24T01:29:04+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Your Mental Wellness Potion?

How many ways are there to get well? You can CBT your way to wellness by combating negative thoughts, find the pain in your body by doing gestalt therapy, analyze your childhood in the psychodynamic model, find the deep root of your pain in psychoanalysis, face your fears in exposure therapy or do all of [...]

By | 2018-04-22T15:53:02+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Underneath She Can Hear Me

Underneath she can hear me. After every performance, I went backstage, downed a beer and shut off my feelings. It was easier that way. Music was and is my way to cope with pain. I could sing my anger and pain out. I've tried everything to get in touch with her, from writing, therapy to going [...]

By | 2018-04-21T15:03:02+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stay in my body – *Trigger warning – sexual abuse

*Trigger warning - sexual abuse Stay in my body. I don't want to. I wish I could float above it like I used to when it started to happen. I want to check out. I want to be free. I don’t want to remember what happened to me. I don’t want to recall hands on me. [...]

By | 2018-04-18T01:45:18+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments