Tag Archives: mental health

Random Mental Health Quotes and Stuff

Yeah. I forgot to set up an Immortal Wars post. So I rushed and scheduled this over breakfast. Oops. Also making block-based posts on the WordPress app is an utter nightmare. (Looks like it didn’t work. I’ll fix it when … Continue reading

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#1 Post of 2020: 7 Tips to Writing Characters with Depression

(Post originally published April 8, 2020.  Wow.  All 3 mental health posts that came out around my 40th birthday.  Kind of bittersweet here.) A few disclaimers here because we’re heading into delicate territory.  I am not an expert on mental … Continue reading

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#2 Post of 2020: Do You Avoid or Tackle Mental Health Issues in Fiction?

(Post originally published on April 6, 2020) I bring up mental health a lot here.  Usually, it’s in regards to the topic itself and not connecting it to writing.  Well, I’m going to switch that up here.  Wednesday and Friday … Continue reading

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#5 Post of 2020: 7 Tips to Writing Characters with Anxiety

(This post was originally from April 10, 2020.) A few disclaimers here because we’re heading into delicate territory again. Eh, I’m just copying and pasting here.  I am not an expert on mental health by any means.  I read up … Continue reading

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You Never Know Who Is Suffering

There is a constant scream It is in silence Though there are signs Awkward movements Eyes of others Hold daggers of poison Itches and coughs Heartbeat rushing Even when at rest Tears welling up But only flowing in solitude Cracks … Continue reading

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I’m Tired

I’m tired Uttered repeatedly Yet never understood Energy is questioned Told to nap Or have a snack As if I’m simply sleepy Too many utterances Result in doctors Blood tests And eventual frustration My yawns are deep Of neither body … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Stressing About Stress

Let’s finish up our week about stress by opening the floor to everyone.  I’m sure we all have an opinion, strategy, or thoughts on the topic.  Some people shrug it off while others let it get to them.  So, I’m … Continue reading

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7 Ways to NOT Make a Stressed Person More Stressed Out

Here’s the thing.  People who are stressed out already know it.  They may even have an idea on how to relax, but something is blocking them.  Many know at least some of the sources of their stress.  With all of … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Characters with Anxiety

A few disclaimers here because we’re heading into delicate territory again. Eh, I’m just copying and pasting here.  I am not an expert on mental health by any means.  I read up on it and have my own experiences to … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Characters with Depression

A few disclaimers here because we’re heading into delicate territory.  I am not an expert on mental health by any means.  I read up on it and have my own experiences to work off, which is what fuels these posts.  … Continue reading

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