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Mental health stories and mental wellness tips from people who live with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental health conditions.

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3 Reasons Meditation Can Suck (and Ways to Work Around It) #selfcare #mentalhealth #meditation

3 Reasons Meditation Can Suck (and Ways to Work Around It)

Three reasons meditation can sometimes be hard, with tips for how to work around it.

10 Survival Tips For Living With a Mental Illness

10 Survival Tips for Living With a Mental Illness

Mental illness is like any other illness, and over time you learn to manage it as best as you can. I hope these help you.

Whether you struggle to describe what you’re feeling and want to know you’re not alone, or you want to understand what someone you care about is going through, these three books are a good place to start. #depression #books

3 Books You Can Read to Better Understand Depression

A man living with depression lists three books you can read to better understand mental illness.

10 Tips for Handling Impulsive Behavior | The Mighty

10 Tips for Handling Impulsive Behavior

Tips to avoid giving in to impulsive behavior.

Things I Do as an Adult Because of Childhood Emotional Abuse | The Mighty

25 Things You Do as an Adult When You've Experienced Childhood Emotional Abuse

Contributors from The Mighty's mental health community share what they do as adults because of their experience of emotional abuse in childhood.

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share the lies they tell because they live with PTSD.

16 Lies People With PTSD Tell

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share the lies they tell because they live with PTSD.

The Sides of #Bipolar Disorder People Don't Talk About

The Sides of Bipolar Disorder People Don't Talk About

A woman reveals the different sides of bipolar disorder that aren't often mentioned.

1. Do not say “everything happens for a reason.” #mentalhealth #friendship #relationships

10 Ways to Help a Loved One Expressing a Mental Health Struggle

A woman living with depression describes how to help your loved one if they are expressing their mental health struggle to you.

Laughing helps me heal. Or at the very least it helps pass the time and offers a micro distraction when depression or anxiety has a choke hold on me. I hope it does for you, too. #mentalillness

13 Funny One-Liners About Having a Mental Illness

13 one-liners about having a mental illness that will (hopefully) make you laugh.

16 Honest Pictures That Show the ‘Embarrassing’ Sides of Anxiety | The Mighty

16 Honest Pictures That Show the 'Embarrassing' Sides of Anxiety We Don't Talk About

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share honest pictures that show the "embarrassing" parts of anxiety we don't see.

This concept is shown perfectly in a graphic made by WholeHearted School Counseling! #anger #mentalhealth #anxiety #counseling

Important Graphic Shows the Emotions That Often Hide Behind Anger

A graphic made by WholeHearted School Counseling shows why anger is only a secondary emotions, and what we're *really* feeling when we're anger.

How Being Chronically Ill Negatively Impacts Your Mental Health | The Mighty

We Need to Talk About the Emotional Toll of Being Chronically Ill

Being chronically ill takes an emotional toll – and it's time we start talking about it.

What People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because of Your Social Anxiety | The Mighty

24 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because of Your Social Anxiety

We asked people with social anxiety in The Mighty's mental health community to share one thing people don't realize they're doing because of their social anxiety.

Having a #mentalillness adds a complexity to travel that can make it stressful, so early planning is a must. The following are tips to help make it easier.

5 Tips for Preparing to Travel With a Mental Illness

A woman living with mental illness offers tips on how to prepare for travel.

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share things people don't realize they do because of childhood trauma.

25 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because of Childhood Trauma

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share things people don't realize they do because of childhood trauma.

Members of The Mighty's BPD community share the lies they tell because of their condition.

12 Lies People With Borderline Personality Disorder Tell

Members of The Mighty's BPD community share the lies they tell because of their condition.