Posts tagged healing
Managing Strength and Softness

There was a woman I met some years ago, who told me minutes after we met about how she could gasp how strong and soft I was at the same time and how hard it could possibly be for me to handle the two of those qualities together.

At that time I had a bad time admitting my own softness, my own delicate space where things and words and actions had a totally different dimension.

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12 Tips to Love Yourself During Tough Days

There are some days when just doing the simplest things gets a bit harder, or days when we feel low or even full of sadness. There are days when we don’t happen to see the positive side of what we happen to be living in our lives or days when we are not exactly at our best. 

But that is ok. 

Those days need to happen in order for the better ones to finally show up. 

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The Truth Behind Panic Attacks

I don’t know how to talk about “panic attacks” in general, since every single one of them seems pretty different, even for the same person, and even in the same period of time.

In my case, none of them was or felt the same.

They all told me a different story, they all taught me a different lesson, and I guess that’s why they are THAT hard, that overwhelming, that suffocating and that powerful and damaging at the same time.

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Why You Shouldn't Be Ashamed of Having to Deal with a Mental Illness

I hear this story many times, the story of people having to hide on a daily basis and even to their most loved ones that they are dealing with a mental illness, and I wonder: what could possibly be more draining than that? What could possibly be more challenging than having to hide something that is killing you inside?

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The Year I Survived Hell

I’m sometimes asked about last year and I rarely know how to respond. How could I possibly describe hell in a few words? How could I possibly look at someone in the eye and say what I’ve been through? But I guess its important to try to describe it just in case someone else is living the same, because maybe knowing that other people have also been there and have survived can make them feel less alone or less desperate, and it is only fair to share it to honor the journey of the courageous, tremendously valuable and fascinating humans that survive mental health issues every day. 

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