PTSD

My IEP Gave Me PTSD: A Student's Perspective

Although the IEP meeting had good intentions to help me, it led me down a path of low self esteem and a lot of self doubt. Read...
Mandy Ree    |   08.18.17   |   SHARE
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What I Wish People Understood About Living With PTSD

PTSD: Imagine living the worst moment of your life over and over again. Read...
Kassi Klower of SHESAID    |   08.7.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Me telling a boy “no” should be the end of the discussion.

No, I’m Not A Tease; I’m Still Coping With My Rape

I have to remind myself of this at least once a week. I have it written in three of my notebooks, actually. I am not a tease. I am still coping with Read...
Korey Lane    |   07.25.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
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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