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Self-Employment and Mental Illness: Can They Be Compatible?
If you have depression or PTSD, working for yourself may sound like an escape from the stress of an office. But if you're not careful, self-employment can be catastrophic for your mental health. Running a successful business without sacrificing mental wellness means being organized, disciplined, and mindful in your approach. On one hand, self-employment means...
March 3, 2021
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Finding Yourself More Anxious Lately? It Could Be Situational Anxiety.

My understanding of situational anxiety is that it occurs quite literally when there is something extremely stressful happening in your life or in the world around you. And, even if you are not even focused on it, it has a way of getting into your psyche and impacting you.

November 7, 2020
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Our Changing World
I saw a term yesterday I have never seen. It was the word “doomscrolling”.  It means continually reading articles, headlines, and social media posts that contain bad news. I thought it was interesting because it seems like more and more lately, that is all you really hear about. I spent some time pondering what types...
September 25, 2020
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Art Therapy As A Coping Tool
I feel very lucky to say that I am both a peer with lived experience with bipolar disorder and a licensed art therapist. In addition, the therapist I’m in regular treatment with is an art therapist herself. During this pandemic, I have been able to use art therapy as a coping skill to soothe my...
September 18, 2020
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