Depressed but high functioning – sharing my thoughts today

Suffering from depression is nothing new to me….I suffered from depression as a child, a teenager and as an adult.  I’ve spent years of my life having difficulties doing the simplest tasks a human being could do.  I’ve reached the absolute bottom, having suicidal thoughts and even trying to commit suicide.  But I promised myself…

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Why showing your emotions is forbidden

As a child I was taught that emotions are weakness, that crying is forbidden, that I was destined to be strong and that there’s no room for such a … Why showing your emotions is forbidden

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Why showing your emotions is forbidden

As a child I was taught that emotions are weakness, that crying is forbidden, that I was destined to be strong and that there’s no room for such a thing as emotional expression in my parent’s house. I was raised by a strong independent woman, she was my role model and I idealized her for…

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Effective ways to improve your mood today

As a person who suffers from extreme mood swings, finding effective ways to improve my mood has been occupying a lot of my time lately. In this post I’m going to share with you guys useful tips that you can start following today to lift your mood. Take a walk Start your day off by…

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Why i fail to see any progress? – Sharing my thoughts today

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the little to no progress I see in my life. I’ve been comparing the last few years in therapy to the last few months in terms of positive changes that’ve occurred. And whenever I think about it, I Get really disappointed, angry and frustrated. But I totally forgot that I’ve…

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A dark side of depression – Sharing my thoughts today

Loving yourself can be hard sometimes No matter how hard you try, you can’t see the bright side of things. You can only notice your flaws, what you lack and everything just turns black, until it becomes the color of your reality. You ask yourself why you’re not good enough. You make a list of…

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Be creative in all your mental states – Creativity booster

I’m not going to talk about improving your techniques in your creative field, but i’d rather talk about learning how to be more creative in whatever mental state you’re in. Believe it or not, sadness or even depression can help you become more creative, you don’t have to be in a good mood to work…

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The healing power of Art – Art therapy

Art has always been my savior when it comes to improving my mental health, and i believe it has been for so many others who struggle with mental illness. I really put my heart into this post! As it discusses mental illness, how Abstract art and painting in specific has helped me through out my…

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Signs of emotional abuse and self healing tips

In one of my previous posts I’ve discussed the topic of emotional abuse in details, but today I’ll be solely focusing on the signs and the healing process of emotional abuse. Signs of emotional abuse  If you get emotionally abused at any period of your life, it’ll deeply affect your behavior, the way you view…

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Surviving emotional abuse | The narcissistic abuser

Identifying emotional abuse and the healing process

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