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Many people, including ourselves, tend to minimize traumatic life events. We continue to shame ourselves or others for these events. However, no amount of neglect or persuasion will undo trauma. Common phrases used to minimize trauma are “You should be...
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), simply put, is a haunted house disguised as a pristine mansion. From the outside, people long to reflect the aesthetic of perfection associated with OCD.  “If only I could be OCD about cleaning, my room wouldn’t...
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If you’re an overthinker (like me) you definitely have experienced the trials and tribulations of constant analyzing and paralyzing fear. Your days are wrought with concern and tension, as you catastrophize potential scenarios, and overthink seemingly insignificant details. Below, I’ve...
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Last year, burnout became a hot topic during the pandemic. With lockdown restrictions creating devastating obstacles for mental health everywhere, I am not ashamed to admit that I battled with burnout halfway through 2020. I was diagnosed with depression as...
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We live in a difficult era when it comes to appearances. Everywhere we look, we see beautiful people who seem to have better lives than you. Whether it’s through TV, social media or magazines, we’re constantly surrounded by filtered pictures...
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