Sarah Fader

Sarah Fader

Bio

Sarah Fader is the CEO and Founder of Stigma Fighters, a non-profit organization that encourages individuals with mental illness to share their personal stories. She is an author and blogger, having been featured on Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, HuffPost Live, and Good day New York.Sarah is a native New Yorker who enjoys naps, talking to strangers, and caring for her two small humans and two average-sized cats. Like six million other Americans, Sarah lives with panic disorder. Through Stigma Fighters, Sarah hopes to change the world, one mental health stigma at a time.  

Sarah Fader Articles

Coloring books to treat anxiety?

Coloring Books As Treatment For The Mentally Ill?

I believe that these coloring books could be revolutionary treating mental health issues. There are plenty of inpatient facilities that utilize art therapy to help people living with mental illness process their emotions. Why not integrate coloring into the mix?

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You might think you’re not working hard enough and that’s why you can’t find anything to talk about. That isn’t necessarily what is happening here.

What If I Have Nothing To Say In Therapy?

You might think you’re not working hard enough and that’s why you can’t find anything to talk about. That isn’t necessarily what is happening here.

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Phuc Dat Bich

Phuc Dat Bich Or F**k That B**ch? Apparently Facebook Decides

I decided to reach out to Phuc Dat to get his side of the story. I neglected to realize that the lived in Australia. Though it was 9am in NYC it was after 1am down under.

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Image: <a href="http://viviankereki.com/">Vivian Kereki Photography</a>

No More Mommy Wars – A Canadian Viral Photo Project

“We are all starting for a place of complete and utter crazy love for our kids. If we can start there, when differences come up, hopefully we can approach people that are doing things in a totally different way from us in a inclusive, loving and non-judgmental way,” Stewart-Douglas says.

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Photo by Riccardo Mion on Unsplash

My First Panic Attack

From the day that I had my first panic attack at age 15, my life was never the same. I looked up at my mother, wanting her to save me.

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I was emotionally and physically depleted. Image: Thinkstock.

Surviving Postpartum Depression And Hypnagogic Hallucinations

She was beautiful; I wanted to love her. But there was this nagging voice inside me: "What if I can’t love this baby as much as my son? Is there enough love for both of my children?"

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You said something offensive to them. What was it? (Image: Thinkstock)

7 Reasons You Might Have Been Unfriended On Facebook 

If you haven’t been unfriended or blocked on Facebook, then you’re not doing social media right.

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I have two kids and I curse like a sailor. I do not curse at them, but I curse around them. And they know the difference.

I'm Not A Bad Parent For Swearing Around My Children

I have two kids and I curse like a sailor. I do not curse at them, but I curse around them. And they know the difference. I tell them that "fuck" and "shit" are curse words, that they are for grownups to say. I don’t sugarcoat them. But I also do not intend to give up the words that offer me a level of catharsis I can’t seem to locate elsewhere in the English language.

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You have the opportunity to find true love — take it and run with it!

10 Ways Being Dumped Is A Blessing

You may be heartbroken because that asshole dumped you, but really - was he all that great? Okay, you had some great sex and some deep conversations, but the truth is you want to be with someone who wants to be with YOU. On that note here are 10 reasons being dumped is a blessing.

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If kids get rewarded for chores, moms should get theirs too. (Image Credit: Think Stock)

Chore Motivation For Busy-Ass Moms: Rewards (Of Course)

Plenty of moms out there hate housework as much as their kids do, but there is no fairy godmother en route to tidy up for us. Here's how to get those dishes done, with or without a good attitude about it.

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