Minds

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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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5 Signs Your Work Stress Is Decreasing Your Quality Of Life

We’re all susceptible to work stress. Even if you’ve got your dream gig, there will no doubt be times that you’re stressing out about work.

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I’m A 39-Year-Old Who Wants Stuffed Animals — And I'm Not Ashamed 

I don’t typically lie to a date (or in general), but I was ashamed of my desire for wanting stuffed animals as an adult in my late thirties.

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Small Talk Could Be Hurting Your Mental Health — Here Are 10 Things to Say Instead

Small talk is about as dreary as the murky skies and as painfully vexing as the overcrowded parkway.

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6 Ways To Stop Obsessing Over Your Work Mistakes

Obsessing about work mistakes? These six strategies can help you put these situations in perspective and find a productive way to move forward.

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How I Manage My Social Anxiety at Work — And 6 Ways You Can, Too

As I look around my office, I know that one in ten of my colleagues have social anxiety. But I still feel like it’s my secret problem.

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Do You Have A Post-Divorce Life Plan?

Do you have a life plan? If not, why not? Especially after a divorce, folks should have their future goals and aspirations clearly mapped out and organized.

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Gaslighting: How To Recognize It And Protect Yourself

Gaslighting is a form of psychological abuse. It is defined as a way to manipulate someone to make them question their own sanity.

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