Is Finding A Community To Belong To Better For Your Mental Health?

Is Finding A Community To Belong To Better For Your Mental Health?

After growing the twitch and other social media channels, I definitely feel less alone with suffering from mental illness. Time and time again I've seen articles about how family, company, community, and a close-knit circle of friends help people suffering from any long-term ailment make their issues more manageable.  After finding so much information in our daily media, I wanted to see what science had to say.

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What Is Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

What Is Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

I dove into the topic of narcissism after my husband bought me the book "Will I Ever Be Good Enough: Healing Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers" It hit me really close to home. But then I had to sit back and reconsider where I got my idea of Narcissism from. Was it more about what my mother used to say to me whenever I asked her for any basic need? Was it truly because I can't stop thinking about myself? It was time to dive into the topic and do some research.

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Does Running Help Your Mental Health - With a Return Guest

Does Running Help Your Mental Health - With a Return Guest

I am so so sorry for all the claw/floor sounds.
Thank you so much for 25 episodes!!
https://youtu.be/_xwYOK4vpkk

For this one, I had Erin from ep 2 back on! She just ran a marathon and then experienced Post Marathon Syndrome (which isn't a real DSM diagnosis, but a real issue for many runners). Find out what that is, get excited with us and watch the double trouble of having two corgis on the same stream (hence the sound troubles), WHILE making kinstugi.

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Special Guest ChelseaDaggerHD, Discussing Life with Mental Illness

Special Guest ChelseaDaggerHD, Discussing Life with Mental Illness

I was lucky enough to have the lovely ChelseaDagger on the stream for Sunday morning. She's a gamer and a Twitch streamer. Just a regular lady with a practical obsession with corgis and tea. I think it's clear to see how we've become friends.

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What Does Psychosomatic Mean?

What Does Psychosomatic Mean?

I used the opportunity to do some research on the word I constantly use: Psychosomatic. I thought it was mostly colloquial but turns out, it's such a dilemma for doctors, that it's an official DSM-V term.

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Can Animals Help Our Mental Health? Twitch Episodes 20 and 21

Can Animals Help Our Mental Health? Twitch Episodes 20 and 21

This episode we finished our Mental Health and Animals series. We talked about how horses, cats and even crickets are proven to help humans feel better. Thank you friends! I discuss all of this while painting a cute little bird feeder. Let me know what you think below.

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2017 Mental Health News/Progress Summary

2017 Mental Health News/Progress Summary

2017 marked the creation of Mxiety.com. I'll get to continue working to reduce the burden of stigma for those suffering with mental illness in 2018 by sharing more guest stories, experiences and scientific research while making crafts (poorly) live and on this blog. As for 2017? Here are four positive shifts in Mental Health which I hope to see continue grow in 2018.

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