The Winter Of My Discontent

Finding The End of Unhappiness

People don’t always need advice. Sometimes all they really need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a heart to understand them.” Unknown Hello all! Welcome back to the My Mental Health series on The Winter Of My Discontent! My last post was a sequel post to My Mental Health: ADHD. In …

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“To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight.” E.E. Cummings When I wrote My Mental Health: ADHD, I intended to give a well-rounded view of how ADHD affects the people …

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“Burnout is nature’s way of telling you, you’ve been going through the motions your soul has departed; you’re a zombie, a member of the walking dead, a sleepwalker.” Sam Keen Hello, lovelies! Have you ever been under a lot of stress at work and you suddenly realize that you’re exhausted, you can’t stand even the …

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“Post traumatic stress injury isn’t a disease. It’s a wound to the soul that never heals.” Tom Glenn Hello, Readers! Welcome to my blog series, The My Mental Health Series. My hope with the series is to educate, advocate, and to let people know that they are not alone. For 38 years, I did not …

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“The intrusive thought. The needling lack of logic. The obsession. The anxiety. They do not yield, but you can get better at ignoring it.” Hayden Carroll Hello, Readers! Welcome to my blog series, The My Mental Health Series. My hope with the series is to educate, advocate, and to let people know that they are …

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I have horrible anxiety. Lil Peep Hello, Readers! Welcome to my first ever blog series, The My Mental Health Series. My hope over the next five weeks is to educate, advocate, and to let people know that they are not alone. For 38 years, I did not know or understand myself because I didn’t have …

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That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key. Elizabeth Wurtzel Hello, Readers! Welcome to my first …

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I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else. G.K. Chesterton Hello, Readers! Welcome to my first ever blog series, The My Mental Health Series. My hope over the next five weeks is to educate, advocate, and to let people know that they are not alone in …

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The more up-to-date the information, the more valuable it is. Katie Jacobs Stanton As we’ve already covered, the last week of September 2020, I was diagnosed with several co-occurring mental disorders (you can find my diagnosis post here). At 38 years old, I was finally getting the answers I had been seeking my whole life. Most …

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Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Kofi Annan I’ve decided to do my first ever blog series and I felt like it would be a good idea to create a mental health glossary. The next few blogs will be an informative look at each of my mental disorders and what they mean for me. While …

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