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Taking Medication For Your Mental Illness Does Not Make You Weak

It’s kind of weird to write about the medication I take. It’s extremely personal, but more than that, there is a stigma attached to taking medication for your mental illness. Regardless, I want to share my journey so no one feels like they have to hide the medication they take.

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7 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health At Work

I absolutely LOVE my current job. I have a supportive department, uplifting coworkers, and an encouraging work environment. I love it, but at some point, work will almost always feel like too much, especially when you’re dealing with a mental illness like depression or anxiety. When you’re struggling with a mental illness, how do you protect your mental health at work?

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I Flew To New York City During The Pandemic To Protect My Mental Health

I stepped out of the Uber and lugged my suitcase up four flights of stairs to my fifth floor apartment. My dog jumped on the couch and wagged his tail in relief. After a missed flight, waiting two hours, and a flight with a woman coughing the whole time because she’s “allergic to dogs” while passive aggressively eyeing my dog, I made it. 

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I’m a Romantic Because I Live Vulnerably

I’m known to be a romantic. Okay, that’s an understatement. I’m a die-hard romantic. I’m an adult and I still squeal when characters first kiss in movies. I audibly screamed when my best friend told me she and her boyfriend said “I love you.” My favorite movies are terrible romcoms. I literally skimmed the sex scenes while reading 50 Shades so that I could get to the romance and love. 

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