• psychology

    Don't Tell People With Mental Health Problems This

    Mental Health Awareness Month As you guys know May is Mental Health Awareness Month and therefore I decided to write posts about mental health this whole week. Today I decided to post about “Things You Need To Stop Telling People With Mental Health Problems” because a lot of people may not know how to talk to someone who suffers from mental health problems. Some people may accidentally say something insensitive without realizing it’s insensitive. I thought I would share the things people say most often and why they are the wrong thing to say. Let me know in the comments what the weirdest/most insulting thing someone has told you about…

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    Quotes About Mental Health #3

    As you guys know, mental health is a very important part of this blog and sharing posts about it and trying to reduce the stigma around it is something that is personally very important to me. I feel as though if we are more open about our mental health problems and our experiences there would be a lot let stigma and misinformation. Therefore, since it’s Mental Health Awareness Month I decided to dedicate one week to writing posts about mental health starting today. So this weeks posts (except the awards posts) will be about mental health, psychology, anxiety and other related topics. For more posts about mental health click here.…

  • psychology

    5 Ways To Feel More Positive

    Be grateful- It’s always a good idea to start and end the day by being grateful for everything you have. I know a lot of times it’s difficult to be grateful or it may feel like you have nothing to be grateful for but these times are when you need to be grateful the most. It can be something as small as your pet or having a roof over your head or having a meal. Be thankful- it’s also a good idea to be thankful for all the amazing things in your life. Again when you’re feeling down it may seem like you don’t have much to be thankful for…

  • psychology

    Stop Using Mental Illnesses As An Excuse

    So the other day I heard some girls in my seminar talking. One was complaining about how she never comes to lecture because she’s too lazy to and how she wants the notes though and she was trying to figure out how to get them because our professor doesn’t upload them. They went through multiple ways to get them when one suggested you can just say you have anxiety and then the school will get you notes from another student in the class. The other one enthusiastically agreed that faking anxiety was the best way to get away with stuff. Here’s the problem I have with this apart from the…