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Tag: mental health

When making a mistake feels like the end of the world

When making a mistake feels like the end of the world

Every day when I clock into my shift, the first thing I have to do is check my email to see if I’ve gotten any QC’s back. QC’s are reports from my team leads after they’ve reviewed my work so I can see what mistakes […]

How my disability is teaching me to be more body positive

How my disability is teaching me to be more body positive

Feeling good, like genuinely good and not just a ‘hey I took a good selfie’ good, about your body is freaking hard. Especially with social media. Everywhere you look, you’re bombarded with beautiful people and we’re always our own worst critics, so we compare. If […]

Guilt associated with your disability

Guilt associated with your disability

My friend mentioned to me on NYE that in 2018 she wants to stop apologizing for things that aren’t her fault/out of her control. What up Sam, you inspired a post while you were drunk off champagne! Thanks for that. I’ve been thinking about that pretty […]

Feeling sad during the holidays

Feeling sad during the holidays

Okay, but really now, how is Christmas only 4 days away? How is that an actual thing? December just started. That can’t be right. I love the holidays and I love the anticipation of them. This time of year is supposed to be exciting and […]

When comparing yourself to others becomes harmful

When comparing yourself to others becomes harmful

I fall into the trap of comparing myself to others far too often. Like, it’s almost embarrassing how often. I always tell people ‘forget about everyone else, life isn’t a race or competition’ but I can never seem to follow that advice myself. It’s an […]

Gentle reminders for those times when asking for help makes you anxious

Gentle reminders for those times when asking for help makes you anxious

Have you ever felt stuck because you need to do something but the thought of asking for help makes you so anxious you’re worried you’ll throw up if you’re not careful? I’m sure I can’t be the only one who gets self conscious about asking for […]

Fighting Feelings of Isolation

Fighting Feelings of Isolation

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how my disability and feelings of isolation go hand in hand. Sometimes I feel like I live in an invisible prison or on my own planet, and yeah I’m aware how emo that makes me sound. I grew up shopping […]

5 things to do when your mental health takes a hit

5 things to do when your mental health takes a hit

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay and I’m super excited to see so many people talking about such an important topic. I genuinely believe mental health should be taken as seriously as physical health by individuals and by society as a whole. It’s time we get rid of […]

Living with Anxiety

Living with Anxiety

When I was a kid, I would fall apart flipping through my textbooks. My vision would blur, my hands would shake, and I’d cry to my mother because I was sure there was no way I could ever finish my assignments. I didn’t know it […]