Minds

3. Have a check-in text buddy.

10 Ways To Own Party Season When You Have Social Anxiety 

Social anxiety killing your buzz? Think you get anxious at parties? Try it totally sober. For the first time ever. Here are my hacks to help.

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The unconditional love of a pet is like no other and makes for perfect holiday self-care!

Holiday Self-Care With Pets 

The love of a pet is like no other and makes for perfect holiday self-care! The company of animals can often be superior to the company of humans.

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I'm leaving Facebook to save myself from the anguish of my newsfeed during the holidays.

Why I'm Leaving Facebook During The Holidays

I'm leaving Facebook to save myself from the anguish of the 'tis the season shopping excursions and elaborate events that go hand-in-hand with the holidays.

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How Social Media Made My Holiday Season Depression So Much Worse

I soon realized that admiring everyone’s seemingly perfect life was making me spiral into a pit of holiday season depression and I couldn't climb out.

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I'm 35 Years Old And Can't Drive A Car

No other act is more symbolic of adulthood and one’s “coming of age,” but there are numerous reasons why I don’t drive.

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Blessed And Still Depressed: A Black, Christian Woman’s Reconciliation

My depression coexists with my gratefulness, compassion, and good intentions. I am blessed, yes, but I am also depressed.

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An Open Letter To (My) Depression

Dear Depression, it’s time we had a talk, you and me.

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On Tidying Up And Mental Illness

There’s nothing I can let go of that ends my renewed experiences of stigma and shame surrounding mental illness.

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