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Guest post by Johnzelle Anderson: Faith & Mental Health

My journey towards becoming a therapist began when I was a junior in undergrad. I was diagnosed with panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder and went through my own counseling and psychiatric process. As I am also a Christian, I looked to my faith to help me through that time as well.

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Guest Post by: Kelci Jayde Gwatkin

Kelci Jayde Gwatkin is more than just a beautiful woman, she is a woman who has endured trauma that most couldn’t imagine. She has shared her journey, after losing her baby boy shortly after he was born. Kelci’s story is hers to tell, and I hope to delve deeper into her past a future blog; […]

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Blog Wondering?

I’ve been having a torrid love affair with Reddit since we met, not long ago. One awesome bloggers tool I found there was Blog Wondering. A large part of blogging is networking, if you want to get your blog out there, that is. There is a community of bloggers and you can learn a lot […]

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Looking for guest bloggers!

The title says it all, I’m looking for guest bloggers to diversify my blog! Submit your blog via e-mail, tbsimmons63@gmail.com. I will be picking blogs that I think will resonate with my audience so don’t take it personally if you aren’t chosen 🙂

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Advertising Fails! Laugh for your Health & Decrease Stress

“Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease. Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, the body’s natural feel-good chemicals. Endorphins promote an overall sense of well-being and can even temporarily relieve pain.” https://www.helpguide.org/articles/mental-health/laughter-is-the-best-medicine.htm/ Here are a couple of advertising/ architectural flops to keep you laughing!

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PTSD SELF HELP

How can I help?

I’ve been thinking a lot about my blog and what I really want to accomplish. I want to use my past experiences to help others.. but how? I mean–how can I help in a unique way? One thing I have to offer is medical records. Having these records allows me to be very accurate and […]

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Aria’s Smile

The most important thing I have learned from her is that if you appreciate what you have and focus on the good in life, you will be free to enjoy your blessings.

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The Altruistic Blogger Contest!

Enter the Altruistic Blogger Contest for a chance to win $25 and to have your post featured on MyAria!

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Can writing heal?

My therapist always encouraged me to write. She gave me a journal—a few actually, which I always lost somehow. I liked the idea of keeping a journal but I didn’t know how to make it fun. “I had eggs for breakfast. I sat down to journal at 10 a.m., et cetera…et cetera” I liked the […]

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Down The Rabit Hole: A Downward Spiral to Deep Depression

During recovery, it’s important to have goals—distractions—something to work toward. My blog has done just that and my supporters have helped me continue to focus. Today I’ve felt depression take hold. Depression doesn’t have to be symptomatic of an outside influence; it isn’t in this case. Depression, to me, feels like my body is enveloped […]

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A Blessing in Disguise

I sit here, curled up in a blanket on the couch, my computer on my lap. Yesterday something happened that lead to a new experience. My brain is racing and I feel as though my body is disassociated from my mind. The words I write just poor out of my head onto what I perceive […]

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Share Your Truth Project: Robert W. Banes

If you look at Robert. W Banes’ Facebook, you’ll find a lot of funny meme’s and jokes. He’s clever and quick witted–but if you take a closer look, you will see that he carries a lot of pain and he’s not afraid to share his deepest thoughts. He’s a fighter; whether you’re dealing with physical […]