Monthly Archives: November 2013

30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge – Day 10

Day 10: What is the best thing in regards to your mental illness(es)? The “best thing”?… Well, I suppose that means looking on the bright side of the unfortunate circumstances which I have begun to get pretty good at doing … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 9

Day 9: What are some of the important events in your life, that may have affected your mental illness(es) for the worse or better? *** It would be difficult to name the events that impacted my mental health negatively just … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness- Day 8

Day 8: What age you were diagnosed? At what age do you think your symptoms began? (You can make a timeline I wasn’t diagnosed until last year at the age of 37 after what I suppose you could call a … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 7

Day 7: Do you think there are any triggers or patterns to how your illness(es) affects you? I suppose each of my illnesses have different triggers but it does seem that when I am in a depressive episode, I am … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 6

Day 6: Do you have a family history of mental illness or mental health issues? One could say so… and again, I have been the groundbreaker in the family. I was the first grandchild, the first to go to college … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 5

Day 5: Do you believe nature (biology/physiology), nurture (environment), a mix, or something else has an impact on mental health? In my personal (non-professional, biased, unstudied, and unproven) belief, I feel that a mix of the above contributes to one’s … Continue reading

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