Tuesday, May 17

Author: Carol

May is mental health awareness month
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May is mental health awareness month

Depression and anxiety are two of the most common forms of mental health issues. On average, 1 in 5 Americans will experience a mental health issue this year. You are not alone. To Support Your Mental Health Allow yourself to feel. “big girls don’t cry,” or “man up.” These outdated ideas are harmful, not helpful. Everyone has emotions – they are part of the human experience-and you have every right to feel them. Don’t ignore how you’re feeling. When we try to push feelings aside without addressing them, they build strength and make us more likely to “explode” at some point in the future. It may not always be appropriate to process your emotions at the very moment you are feeling them, but try to do so as soon as you can. Talk it out. Find someone you trust that you can talk t...
Are you troubled by negative daydreams?
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Are you troubled by negative daydreams?

"If you can begin to understand that your frightening fantasies are no longer helping, you can learn to change gears and try to get them out of your mind. Just because a daydream flashes into your mind doesn't mean you have to run with it until it's conclusion. " excerpt from the article, Dealing with worry based fantasies and daydreams. read the full article at the link below, DAYMARES
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A Day in the Life of a daydreamer

Maladaptive daydreaming disorder support group on Facebook now has a new sub group. Our main group has always been about supporting each other in coping with the negative aspects of md and striving to improve our real lives. Our new subgroup is a more relaxed conversational group for just talking about all aspects of daydreaming.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/302744034140032