The Power of Temporary

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One of the things that make painful situations hard to bear is that, in the moment, we don’t know when they’re ever going to end. It’s the uncertainty beyond the pain that really makes us panic. I know that in times of pain – like getting stitches or staples removed, or in the middle of […]

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There Is Hope.

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5 Ways to Deal with Isolation (From Someone Who Hates Being Isolated)

When I was young, I used to spend tons of time alone in my room. A combination of listening to and writing music, painting, writing short stories, and playing with my cats would keep me occupied for hours without feeling lonely. My bedroom was my own, isolated heaven, and at the time there was nowhere […]

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Rambling thoughts on a Thursday

Ugh… It’s been a long, long couple of months. I finally got through the end of the semester by what feels like the skin of my teeth. I’m behind on my internship hours and feeling so exhausted and unaccomplished.. But is that me or the depression talking? Sorry, it’s been a long time since I’ve […]

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How to Spot Pseudoscience

Sharing a post from another blog I follow and love:   There’s a lot of pseudoscience out there in the world that can spread easily and quickly via the internet, and it’s astonishing what people will believe. Source: How to Spot Pseudoscience

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The Black Dog – Depression

This is a video that I’ve watched several times, both on my own and for my Master’s program. It’s one man’s experience with depression, where he likens his struggle to that of a black dog who follows him around, acting like a shadow that hovers over everything he does. Click here to watch the video. […]

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Wednesday Musings

I don’t have a deep or insightful article for you today. Just some thoughts on how challenging this degree is for me these days, now that I’m in my internship. I did the math today and discovered that I’m way further behind on my hours than I thought I was. Like, I’m 1/6th of the […]

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5 Ways a Weekly Planner Helps Your Mental Health

Writing in a daily or weekly planner helps you get a bird’s eye view of your day, which helps reduce stress by improving your time management skills. How this works is simple: If you know you’ve got an assignment due on Friday, then you can consciously schedule your time and spread out that work throughout […]

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