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Manage Email Subscription Your Digest from The Mighty Go to your Feed 50 Things My Anxiety Can’t Touch Lea Guillory Anxiety On some of my hardest days, it’s nice to be reminded of the things anxiety can never touch. 1. My relationship with my amazing mother. 2. My favorite song of the m… read more … Read more…

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Manage Email Subscription Your Digest from The Mighty Go to your Feed Truth Be Told, My Depression Actually Does Define Me Alex Brown Depression My depression tells me I’m broken. It’s a sentence that’s been repeating through my head for the past few days. I’m broken. My heart is broken. My soul is broke… read … Read more…

Stories just for you from The Mighty

Manage Email Subscription Your Digest from The Mighty Go to your Feed Truth Be Told, My Depression Actually Does Define Me Alex Brown Depression My depression tells me I’m broken. It’s a sentence that’s been repeating through my head for the past few days. I’m broken. My heart is broken. My soul is broke… read … Read more…

Turning illness into art: Illustrating life with a chronic condition

In medical terms, every health condition has a clear definition. But only you know what it really feels like to live with it — and making others understand can be a challenge. When we asked some PatientsLikeMe members to explain what life was like with their condition, their responses painted vivid pictures of what they’re going through. So, … Read more…

Bipolar Disorder, Real People, Real Stories

Getting a Bipolar Disorder diagnosis is like jumping into an unknown pool. The initial plunge – the instant your body breaks water – can feel like a shock to your system. But once you’re there, in the water, if given the proper tools and support, you may find you’re able to swim, and that life … Read more…

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Manage Email Subscription Your Digest from The Mighty Go to your Feed How I Deal With My Depression as a Parent Megan Irwin Depression It is waking up in the morning and having your heart sink the minute you wake, making it almost physically impossible to leave the bed. It is uncontrollably retaining every… read … Read more…

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Manage Email Subscription Your Digest from The Mighty Go to your Feed How Parents Can Help Children Understand Disability Vicky Alexander Disability How can I help parents explain my disease to their children? This is kind of a tricky question, because as human beings we’re often fearful of things we don’t u… read more » … Read more…

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Manage Email Subscription Your Digest from The Mighty Go to your Feed How I Curb My Anxiety Around New People Sunshine Tindall Anxiety I have had depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. I remember crying at night, terrified I had swallowed a piece of glass, or balling my eyes out because … Read more…

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Manage Email Subscription Your Digest from The Mighty Go to your Feed How My Mental Illness Makes Me a Walking Contradiction Danelle Chow Depression I’m one of the nicest people you’ll meet. I don’t let color, race, gender, sexual orientation or anything influence my judgment on people and I get alo… read more » How … Read more…

Online survey about “disclosure” of one’s mental health diagnosis in the workplace.

Have you ever been diagnosed with some form of a mental illness (including, BUT not limited to-major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD)? Are you currently employed? Are you interested in helping researchers to better understand YOUR experiences at work? Would you like to earn $5.00. If you said yes to all of the previous … Read more…

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Manage Email Subscription Your Digest from The Mighty Go to your Feed When It’s Hard to Tell the Difference Between Anxiety and Reality Katelyn Son Anxiety Because of my anxiety, I often struggle to interpret the scenarios that are happening around me and it becomes difficult to process what’s real versus what I’ve simply… read … Read more…

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