Limits and Strategies: The Self-Helping Skill

Limits and Strategies: The Self-Helping Skill

This is the second part in a series of posts in which I share the skills I learned back when I volunteered for a program…

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Compassion: 5 Ways to Cultivate Self-Compassion

Compassion: 5 Ways to Cultivate Self-Compassion

I’m not going to sugar coat it: life has been poopy lately. But I’m not going to sit here and write a full blog post…

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What’s Up: An App Full of Resources

What’s Up: An App Full of Resources

The past month has been difficult for reasons that I will touch on a bit next week. Anyway, I made a therapy appointment at the…

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Playlist: Fight for Your Life

Playlist: Fight for Your Life

The last few weeks have been particularly difficult for me. Every day has been a battle with my mind and there doesn’t seem to be…

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Moodscope: Tracking Your Mood

Moodscope: Tracking Your Mood

Happy Friday everyone! Today I want to talk about a tool that I use every day, or at least I try to use it everyday….

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Self-care Checklist for a Depressive Episode

Self-care Checklist for a Depressive Episode

This list isn’t going to be revolutionary, I’ll tell you that right off the bat. I’ve read many like it and I’ll probably read more…

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Habitica: You Are Literally a Hero

Habitica: You Are Literally a Hero

There are plenty of habit building and productivity apps out there, but today I’m going to talk about my favourite app: Habitica. I’ve been using…

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Depression vs. Distraction: 10-ish Feel Good Movies

Depression vs. Distraction: 10-ish Feel Good Movies

I’m sure I’m not the only one who does this: you’re having a crummy day and your thoughts are going in circles, so you try…

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The Magic of Baby Steps – Simplifying Your Daily Goals

The Magic of Baby Steps – Simplifying Your Daily Goals

  I am a huge believer in baby steps. And when I say baby steps, I mean things so simple that on good days you…

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Once upon a time, there was a blogger named Jenn,. She wanted to help people like herself - storytellers battling a monster of the mind. And so she created an arsenal of words to help the others and made an armory in the digital world, naming it after the beast itself - The Sadness Monster.

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