I'm a Twenty year old mental health advocate. My goal is to help diminish the stigma that surrounds mental health, I'm doing this by being open about my own mental health issues, and also by educating others on mental illnesses,With knowledge comes understanding, with understanding comes acceptance.
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Tag Archives: psychology
One year ago today, at 11:30 pm was my last self injurious cut. I remember the time, I remember were I was when I did the cut,and in time I will be able to forget those details because I will … Continue reading
While in my eating disorder program we learned partialy what it takes to be fully diagnosed with an eating disorder. With me and my love of psychology I was quite interested in this aspect of this particular group session so … Continue reading
I’ve, as most people, have struggles with assertiveness. I’m one of the type of people that are deemed a “people pleaser.” I didn’t understand how much I was a people pleaser until this week when in group therapy I was … Continue reading
Even though Halloween is over;even though snow is know falling in London (albeit a small amount); and even though I’m writing this while drinking an eggnog latte from Starbucks, the time to watch horror films are not over. One of … Continue reading
Triggers are specific memories, behaviors, thoughts and situations that jeopardize recovery – signals you are entering a stage that brings you closer to a relapse. This trigger can become the reason for self harming, a binge, restricting food, excessive exercise, lashing out … Continue reading