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A path to wellbeing: the growing world of gardening therapy | The Guardian

Horticultural therapists reveal how outdoor projects help to support physical and mental health Horticultural therapist Thomas Erskine enjoys a “sense of connection” when he works outdoors. Being wholly absorbed in an activity – taking in the immediacy of the environment – enables him “to lose the frenetic noise of a speeding world”. Source: A path […]

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4 Types of Therapy for Anxiety (That Involve More Than Talking About It) | The Mighty

Talking about anxiety is good for you. I know it’s good for me to get things out of my head, and when I’m in therapy, I blah blah blah about everything that’s on my mind. Sometimes I even get self-conscious about how much I talk, but I usually leave the room feeling a little refreshed,… Source:  4 […]

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Recognizing Early Warning Signs of a Mental Illness | The Bipolar Writer Blog – A Mental Health Blog

One of my goals of writing “The Bipolar Writer” blog is to inform my followers. I also want to reach those who might read my blog on topics in mental illness awareness. Those that are seeking to understand in their own mental health. Or those who are trying to better understand someone they love with […] […]

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Pobody’s Nerfect–Why Perfectionism Isn’t a Good Place To Be | My Autistic Dance

Hi! My name’s Alexandra and I’m a perfectionist. That’s good, eh? Well, let me tell you about it… Source: Pobody’s Nerfect–Why Perfectionism Isn’t a Good Place To Be | My Autistic Dance

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Houston, We Have a Problem | Lavender and Levity

That problem is, apparently, that I sound like an astronaut communicating through a crinkly 1960s com unit from the Moon – while my space suit springs a slow leak and I rapidly lose oxygen. Did I ever mention that social anxiety makes absolutely no sense? I may be a bit underconfident when I perform on […]

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White Supremacists Won’t Gather in Charlottesville This Summer. But They Might Rally Near the White House. | Rewire.News

Jason Kessler, the white supremacist organizer of the deadly August 2017 “Unite the Right” rally, arrived 45 minutes late on Tuesday for his civil hearing in federal court in Charlottesville, Virginia, only to withdraw his request for a preliminary injunction to require officials to give him a permit for another white supremacist gathering. Source: White […]

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Inner Fears – A Guest Blog Spot | The Bipolar Writer Blog – A Mental Health Blog

How to deal With Your Inner Fears I write this blog post using my own personal experience. I am not a psychiatrist so tread lightly. First of all, if your fears put you in any kind of danger then I would seek professional help immediately. Medication plus counseling is the key. Counseling helps you talk […] […]