mental health

 “It helps me in ways that have enabled me to grow as a parent, in all honesty. Cannabis guides me to this calm, present state of mind."

Can Pot Make You A Better Parent? A Discussion With Parents Who Use Cannabis

“It helps me in ways that have enabled me to grow as a parent, in all honesty. Cannabis guides me to this calm, present state of mind." Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.19.17   |   SHARE

I Can Smoke Pot Legally & Safely, But I Won't Forget The People Who Still Can't

I often think about the people in my hometown whose lives were ruined because they live in the “wrong” state. That same stigma causes me to feel Read...
Anonymous    |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
If it's okay for other people not to be okay, I have to give myself the same permission.

What Happened When I Stopped Saying "I'm OK" And Started Being Honest

If it's okay for other people not to be okay, I have to give myself the same permission. Read...
Claire Gillespie    |   04.17.17   |   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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The pain of the past can be summoned up in something as small as a phone call.

My Parent's Mental Illness Still Affects Me

“You have nine new messages.” I scowl at my phone. I haven’t listened to my voicemail yet — at least not since yesterday —but I know at least eight Read...
Kelly Burch    |   04.6.17   |   SHARE
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What does "high functioning" even mean?

I'm Tired Of Being "High Functioning"

It’s supposed to imply that I can do a lot of stuff even while I’m sick, but what it actually means is “not dying yet.” Because that is the actual Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
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I’ve realized that there is beauty in me, in my face, in the way I smile easily and laugh loudly... (Image: Instagram/ karisselizabeth)

How Selfies Reflect My Mental Health

Selfies are one of the easiest indicators of my mental health. Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   04.3.17   |   SHARE
Minds
BUTTS.

I Honestly Don't Know Where I Would Be Without Bob's Burgers

Bob’s Burgers is familiar and cozy and something I can let myself fall into completely. Having it on is like a constant, hilarious lullaby — one that Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   03.28.17   |   SHARE
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