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My Longest Depression Cycle of 2018 | The Bipolar Writer

Wow. How did I get here? I haven’t written much lately on my blog. I have had little energy in April to focus on the things that I need to get done, and the rest of the stuff in my life like writing on my blog has gone by the wayside. I have been on […] […]

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Charlize Theron’s Movie ‘Tully’ Angers Maternal Mental Health Advocates | Patricia Tomasi

Huffington Post By Patricia Tomasi 04/25/2018 Warning: this post contains plot spoilers about the movie “Tully.” Maternal mental health advocates are fuming over Hollywood’s latest depiction of postpartum depression in the movie “Tully,” starring Charlize Theron, set to hit theatres May 4th. “It makes my blood boil,” Lisa Tremayne, co-founder of the Bloom Foundationand director […] […]

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Healthcare & Wellness

Dwelling in the past | C PTSD – A Way Out

. . “We do not heal the past by dwelling there; we heal the past by living fully in the present.” ~Marianne Williamson . . . My two cents: We suffer when we get stuck. Living in the past fuels depression, anxiety, PTSD, anger, resentment, worry, doubt and sadness. Simplify, stay […] Source: Dwelling in the past […]

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Nobody Listens To Me | An Aspergian’s Chemical Romance

Why should I listen Nobody listens to me When I say I’m tired, pouring on the pain Becomes involuntary Like the assumption that I’m slower Or not there at all Because I’m so still, so quiet Thinking, wondering, adding Really, you should try it But don’t ever ask how I’m feeling, no They only see […] […]

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23 Things People Didn’t Realize They Were Doing as a Kid Because of Anxiety | The Mighty

When anxiety is part of your reality as a child, it can sometimes take a bit to figure out why some of your behaviors or reactions seem different than your peers. Not until adulthood did I realize the twisting stomachaches that happened every time I was supposed to sleep over at a friend’s house — which… […]

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New 1 in 59 CDC Autism Prevalence Rates Approach Reality | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

Shannon Des Roches RosaToday the CDC released new autism prevalence numbers of 1 in 59, or 1.7%. As we wrote in 2014 after the CDC adjusted its autism prevalence rate to 1 in 68, it’s important to keep calm and think critically about what these readjusted numbers actually mean:We are getting better at finding and… Source: […]

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Braille Neue: A New Version of Braille That Can Be Simultaneously Read by the Sighted and the Blind | Open Culture

Photo via Kosuke TakahashiTo those of us who’ve never had reason to learn it, the Braille alphabet can have an appealingly retro-futuristic look, not least because Braille signage in America seems most often installed in pre-2000s public buildings. Source: Braille Neue: A New Version of Braille That Can Be Simultaneously Read by the Sighted and […]