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sadiepickles · a year ago
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The biggest scam your brain is telling you is that everybody else is human and allowed to make mistakes but that you yourself have to be perfect and flawless to deserve their company
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sadiepickles · a year ago
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I literally cannot overstate how important creative hobbies are when dealing with mental illness. If you can’t draw, there are coloring books. If you can’t write a novel, you can write in short journaling bursts. If you can’t sing in the shower, you can listen to music. Sometimes with mental illness it feels like we have this dark presence inside of us that is bumping around in our brain and organs, causing problems. It helps immensely to let it out.
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attainablerecovery · a year ago
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[ID: tweet by @/ehmawi reading “hi I just want to say, if you are falling back into a place u thought u grew out of bc of this quarantine please don’t look at it as a step backwards, pls don’t think ur progress is thrown away. progress isn’t linear and we are literally in a pandemic pls don’t be hard on urself.” ]
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voldy-morts · 2 years ago
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me: “I have social anxiety”
what people hear: “I am a bit shy”
what the internet reads: “OwO cute shy boi,,must protecc!! hehe so quirky!1!!”
what social anxiety really is: taking months of knowing someone to feel comfortable enough to have a real conversation, your mind going blank during small talk, inability to participate in groups of more than three people, mentally rehearsing “simple” tasks such as ordering food or making a phone call and your heart racing anyway, constantly feeling watched, being afraid of getting places too early or too late, fear of being judged over the most random things (”is this a socially acceptable ice cream flavor to buy?” “what if they think my shampoo is weird” “will they hate me if I get up to throw my trash away?” “what if I emptied the dishwasher wrong!”), having panic attacks when you have to ask a teacher for help, constantly feeling left out or excluded even with friends, your hands shaking when you get called on in class, being overwhelmed in crowds and public transportation, disliking being touched, perpetual fear of disappointing those in authority, overall difficulty forming relationships, missing out on milestones or social events because you either have no friends to go with or know it will be overwhelming, preferring to be in groups of three so that conversation isn’t solely up to you, making so many everyday tasks so much more difficult than they need to be due to a crushing fear of being judged by random strangers you will literally never see again and needing to be seen as flawless
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mulderfox · 7 months ago
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can’t talk rn i’m doing hot girl shit
*dissociates*
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schizocassandraoftroy · 8 months ago
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Honestly I wish people with neurological disorders and mental illness talking to themselves was more normalized so here’s to people with autism who narrate things! people with adhd who talk out loud to remember stuff! people with tourette’s and tic disorders with verbal tics! people with psychosis who talk to their voices! people with DID who talk to their alters!
If you talk to yourself for any reason you are wonderful and not bad or weird. And if you see someone talking to yourself and think it’s weird? Maybe mind your own business!
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adhdbreadbin · a year ago
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i've read these sentences before but only in shit posts
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mental-ch-illness · 4 months ago
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“what’s wrong with you?” bitch what isn’t
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skyofauroras · 2 years ago
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I think one of the saddest things is when you don't want anything anymore. You're not in despair, you know you're not alone, you know it can get better, but you dont want any of it. You're just tired of living. I'm not sure if anyone can really help at that point.
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