Tag Archives: anxiety

Mental Health Month Post #1

By Zakeriah Thomas Ever since I was a young child I knew I was different. As if I just saw the world either move too fast or too slow. I had a lot of problems growing up. From my random outbursts, … Continue reading

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Introspection & Self-Care

This past fall I began my first semester of graduate school as a Clinical Mental Health Counseling student. It was a stressful and exhausting semester since I was working part-time and choreographing a high school musical on top of being … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Kate Topp

Don’t allow the fear and lack of education from others make you feel like a burden. Don’t allow them to tell you that you are ‘faking’ your illness. You know that something is wrong. You know within yourself that you … Continue reading

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Guest Post by @aadawareness

My name is Marley Puckett and my friend, Emily Adams, and I are from Broad Run High school in Ashburn, Virginia and we are in FCCLA, which is a student run organization with its main focus as family. We complete … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Mental Illness Stigma at Work by Stephanie Shantz

I’ve lived with mental illness for my entire life. When I was little and visitors came by, I would dash to my room and hide for hours, too fearful of interaction with people I did not know well. On one … Continue reading

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My Story, Part 1: Looking Back

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” —Anatole France  My story will come in installments … Continue reading

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