Tag: Mental Health

  • Relearning how to be
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    Relearning how to be

    When one of the major parts of your daily routine disappears, it’s hard to figure out what to do with yourself. It’s hard to establish new routines. I, who spent the last few years lamenting the lack of time I had to get things done, now find myself with a surplus of free time. At…

  • Giving up the Guilt
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    Giving up the Guilt

    When I do try to take a moment for self-care, I often feel guilty about it. There is that never-ending to-do list, after all, so many things I need to be doing but don’t have time to do.

  • Gaming For Anxiety Relief

    Gaming For Anxiety Relief

    I’m a big fan of Jenny Lawson a/k/a The Bloggess (if you deal with mental health issues or care for someone who does, you should REALLY read¬†[amazon_textlink asin=’1250077028′ text=’Furiously Happy’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’meadhbh-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’2b94be5d-25eb-11e7-a930-6bd49afac93e’]¬†) and as a result, I tend to spend a lot of time hanging out in the #BloggessPals hashtag on Twitter just…

  • Caught Between Fire and Stone
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    Caught Between Fire and Stone

    Depression paralyzes. Anger motivates. When you get them together? It can feel like you’re a bee flailing at a pane of clear glass, endlessly bouncing off to no effect. I have been so very angry. It started last November when this country elected a President and filled Congress with people who see me as second…