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All you need to know about Mental Health. We are a society that is growing exponentially in it’s awareness of matters of the mind. We try to analyse and break down what’s happening with all of us in a vast array of personal essays, tips, guides and walkthroughs. Please, enjoy, and if you find anything useful then leave a comment. We would be happy to hear from you.

The Big Bang of Self-Awareness

Twenty-three and recently single after a painful break-up, graduated from college but still waiting tables, I pretended to myself that I was already both confident and self-aware....

Lessons at 40

This past July and August, I worked on my tan. As I sit here typing my nose is even a little sunburned, something I would never have...

Stories from the Borderline of Hate and Suspicion

In the locker room of the gym yesterday, three men changing their clothes near to me were talking about incidents of road rage and random anger they...

October Call for Submissions

Fall is creeping up on us, and "creepy" might be a fun prompt for the spooky month of October.  Have you ever had an experience you can't...

The One Thing We All Need

Growing up in a conservative homeschool setting, the world was black and white. Things were simple. The outside world was dangerous, but we believed as long as...

5 New Additions to My Self-Care Routine

I've been absent from content creation lately, and not by choice. Some unexpected circumstances have meant that I have had to focus all my energy on the...

The Adventures of Dumpster Boy: Discarded after Divorce

Triggers. I hate triggers. Monday was my birthday and I was winding down the day. Like most of my birthdays, I try to keep things low key. I...

Transmission

Phone rings or it doesn’t ring Creditors, banks, “loss recovery” If only they’d help me with this grief Bumper-car belly growing all around me So thick no embrace can reach the...

Lift As You Climb

I’ve always loved the notion of lifting as you climb. The ascent, wherever it takes you, hardly seems worth it if you don’t bring people along with...
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