How to Journal while Depressed

Journaling has really helped me in my recovery. Although, I started documenting my life in writing when I was in elementary school. I didn’t know of the actual term journaling until much later. I love journaling. It lets me express myself in a way that nothing else will. So, here are a few tips to …

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How Being in Counseling has Helped my Relationships

*I am working with BetterHelp to bring you this post.* Relationships can sometimes be a bit tricky to navigate especially when you are dealing with mental health troubles. Counseling has helped me manage those tricky times and gave me some skills to maintain healthy relationships. Family I am happy to say that I have a …

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My Partial Hospitalization Program Experience

I went into a partial hospitalization program after a stay at a mental hospital so that I could re-acclimate to being out in the real world. This was my experience. I was in a mood track of PHP because I was having depressive episodes (I wasn't diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder yet). I also cross tracked with …

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All About Counseling Appointments: Preparations, First Appointments, What it’s like, and How to recover

*I am working with BetterHelp to bring you this post* Preparing for an appointment I write my recent and past symptoms and any pressing concerns I have down on paper or in my phone on the notes app. I like to do this so I make sure to cover everything I want to. I also …

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