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The Importance of Sharing Our Mental Health Stories

I opened up about being diagnosed with bipolar disorder on my blog the other day.

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I Need You to Know It’s OK to Gain Weight While Social Distancing

All across the world right now, many of us are practicing social distancing in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the new viral strain in the coronavirus family that affects the lungs and respiratory system. While unfortunately not all of us are complying yet, many states have thankfully begun enforcing shelter-in-place and curfews. COVID-19 is a serious matter. It’s vital we take action now. 

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Watching Taylor Swift’s Documentary as Someone in Eating Disorder Recovery

On Friday, Taylor Swift’s documentary, “Miss Americana,” premiered on Netflix. The film is bold, poignant and honest. 

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What a Friend Helped Me Learn About the Holidays and Mental Illness

My friend and I were in a car a couple of weeks ago when I learned that the holidays are not always happy, nor do they have to be.

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It Takes a Community

You know that quote “It takes a village to raise a child”?  I’ve been thinking about my own journey lately and how for me, it takes a community to help my inner child find her way back home.