PTSD

Sometimes, I have to stop and cry and wail and moan for a weekend, but then I get back up.

I Get Depressed Every Summer. This Year, I Decided To Find Out Why.

I don’t want to spend another summer waiting for winter. It took years to realize this, and even more years to act on it. This is the work of healing Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   06.14.17   |   SHARE
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Remember that therapy is just one small part of your overall mental (and physical, because that mind-body shit is serious business) wellbeing.

4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Therapy Appointment

This is your health we’re talking about, something often forgotten when it comes to treating that tricky organ hanging out between our ears. You Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   06.7.17   |   SHARE
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Admittedly a definite luxury, floatation tanks can force you to take a break in ways which you might not normally be able to.

Float On: Why A Floatation Tank Is The Ultimate Deep-Relaxation Tool

Few things make a body feel better than less things holding it back, be it physical, emotional, or gravitational. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.2.17   |   SHARE
Music is a way to connect, a way to heal... a way of life, even.

On Using Music To Manage Mental Illness

Even when he was trying his very hardest not to survive, my Dad still gave himself music. And somewhere along the way, he gave it to me too. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
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How OCD Has Shaped My Relationship With Food

I struggle to find language that describes the messy tangle of thoughts and memories that weigh down every spoonful. If I had to tell you about my Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   05.2.17   |   SHARE
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"Talking about mental health is a big part of my job, but that doesn’t make my own mental illness any less personal."

Why I Won't Stop Writing About My Mental Illness

I didn't fall in love with John Green’s writing the way you fall asleep: slowly and then all at once. I fell in love with it the way you pass out Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   04.26.17   |   SHARE
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It's time to break up, move out, and move on.

Ask Erin: What Should I Do About My Toxic Living Situation With My Boyfriend?

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   04.21.17   |   SHARE
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EMDR has become an essential part of my trauma recovery.

Be The Person You Needed: My Experience With EMDR Therapy (So Far)

EMDR is the most compassionate and empowering therapy I have ever undergone. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   04.12.17   |   SHARE
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