Minds

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Stop Thinking You Understand Depression

Mild depression (more familiar to the masses than its more severe form) is like being relentlessly cold; MDD is like having extreme frostbite.

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I did what anyone does when they think they might have something, but they’re not quite sure: I Googled “women autism symptoms.”

Like A Diamond: What It's Like To Live With Autism As A Woman

I did what anyone does when they think they might have something, but they’re not quite sure: I Googled “women autism symptoms.”

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More than simply maintaining high expectations, I force myself to be an overachiever.

Why I’m A Relentless Overachiever

More than simply maintaining high expectations, I force myself to be an overachiever.

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How do you deal with feeling lonely; are you okay with having alone time?

Why It’s Okay To Feel Really Lonely

How do you deal with feeling lonely; are you okay with having alone time?

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We experience anxiety very differently, but we can help each other in a way I have never experienced before.

My Partner & I Both Have Anxiety; It's Made Our Relationship Stronger

We experience anxiety very differently, but we can help each other in a way I have never experienced before.

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Despite my newfound awareness that I must practice self-compassion, I simply do not feel worthy of it.

Why I Must Commit To Self-Compassion

Will practicing self-compassion make me feel, or become, selfish? I cannot discern when to hold myself accountable versus when to cut myself slack.

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Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

It Took Me Years To Realize I Deserve Good Things

Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

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Who decided these "normal" rules, anyway?

How To Let Go Of The Idea Of 'Normal' And Live The Life You Really Want

Let's stop trying to make "normal" happen and let "interesting" run free instead.

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