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Anorexia: can that friendship really last?

I know you think anorexia is your friend. I know you think anorexia gives you self-worth and makes everything okay….

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Want to Write a Guest Blog for Us? Read this First

Guest Blog Post Submission Guidelines We publish blogs that show how people have coped with the reality of mental illness,…

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I didn’t think I had an eating disorder until I heard of EDNOS …

It stands for ‘Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified’ and is also known as OSFED (Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder)….

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Self-Care Tips

Body image is an intrinsically complex issue that everyone struggles with to some degree. No one is completely happy with…

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One Act of Kindness Made All The Difference

Support for Mental Illness is Vital Lack of understanding I had my first taste of mental ill health at the…

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Doing “Single” Well on Valentine’s Day

What do you think when you hear the words Valentine’s Day? If you’re single, you’re probably likely to groan in…

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How to Write a Memoir Without Alienating Friends and Family

So you want to write a warts-and-all account of your mental health journey? Great. Thing is, it’s rare that anyone…

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Time to Talk (to our children)

Fifteen years ago, my father lost his life to suicide. After several previous failed attempts, psychotic depression had finally taken…

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Accessing life, and living, with OCD

2018 is a big one for me. It’s a year of returning to full time work, of making plans and…

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Naked to the world

I was slightly anxious as I headed home for Christmas on December 23rd. The holidays were always a funny time…

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