Tag Archives: mental illness

  1. Growth is not a straight line

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    December 22, 2020 by Cláudia

    After many years of feeling better, a year like 2020 feels disappointingly like a major setback. However, it may tell us something about personal growth and compassion.

  2. Having social anxiety (not just being socially awkward)

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    November 20, 2019 by Cláudia

    Despite my big realization that being genuine and a truthful representation of myself was more important than what others thought …
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  3. What I would say to my younger self – growing up is great!

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    August 9, 2019 by Cláudia

    As a teen, all I wanted was to have a future in which I felt like all the suffering made sense. Here’s what I would tell her.
    Spoiler: growing up rules!

  4. Communication is hard so give people a break.

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    June 6, 2019 by Cláudia

    This post has been sitting and waiting on my drafts for over two years now having written nothing but the …
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  5. Bedbugs.

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    May 16, 2019 by Cláudia

    I have bedbugs on my bed. I am very uncomfortable and I  cannot think of anything else. I cannot sleep, …
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  6. Feeling useless (productivity and negative self-talk)

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    August 12, 2018 by Cláudia

    I have been feeling very useless lately. I have talked a lot about depression in this blog and in my …
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  7. Fear of Public Speaking (Glossophobia)

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    February 21, 2018 by Cláudia

    I decided to join a communication class. I am not a great communicator and I thought that it would be …
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  8. Strength is asking for help.

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    January 24, 2018 by Cláudia

    People who struggle with mental illness have to face many preconceived ideas but probably the most harmful is that having …
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  9. Don’t give up (my story with mental illness).

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    August 6, 2017 by Cláudia

    My path with mental health has been long and troubled. For a long time, I didn’t have any hope of …
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  10. Why should I care? – 1: Homelessness

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    June 29, 2017 by Cláudia

    Homelessness has been a major core concern of my life in the last years, I would say probably the biggest …
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