my purpose in life

Why I Need To Know What My Purpose In Life Is

What is it about not knowing my purpose in life that scares me so much? Have you ever asked yourself that question? I hadn’t, until today. When I look at that question, I instantly know the answer. For me, anyway. What scares me about wanting to know my purpose in life is this – what if it’s all for nothing?…

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My Emotional Roller Coaster Of Mental Illness Recovery

Help! I’m stuck on an emotional roller coaster, and I can’t get off! I’m not sure exactly what in the world is going on with me, but for the last two weeks I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster ride from hell. What is this, and why is this happening? I’m up, I’m down…sometimes I don’t even know what I…

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Honest Post – Feeling The Winds Of Change

I’m feeling the winds of change, and I’m nervous Am I the only one that is nervous about feeling the winds of change in my life? Is this normal? I suppose that facing anything new can be intimidating. I’ve been going through some changes over the last year, and especially in the last few months, and I have to be…

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anxious child

What It’s Like To Have An Anxious Child

 Do you have an anxious child? How do you know whether you have an anxious child or not? It can be difficult to tell, especially when they’re young. I’m hoping I may be able to help other parents identify anxiety symptoms early on, so you can start preparing, and have a plan in place ahead of time. First, let me…

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the power of self realization

How To Change Your Life – The Power Of Self Realization

How Bad Do You Want It? I know it sounds cliché, but knowledge truly is power, especially in terms of the power of self realization. After struggling with anxiety and depression for the majority of my life, I have finally learned just how powerful it can be. From a simple definition of the word, self realization is the knowledge of one’s…

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How to Never Have a Panic Attack Again

It is possible to never have a panic attack again, ever. I’m sure you’re reading that, thinking it’s not possible. But it is. And no, you don’t need a prescription, or even therapy, to be able to gain control of panic attacks. You can do it all by yourself. How do I know this? Because I did it. All on…

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mental illness neglect

Ten Shocking Truths About Mental Illness Neglect

The average person has absolutely no idea of the staggering amount of neglect that people with mental illnesses suffer with. The number of people that experience mental illness neglect is heart-breaking and downright appalling. And it shouldn’t be happening. There is no acceptable excuse for how people with mental illness are treated by our health care system. It makes me…

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