I know how important authentic feelings are to recognize. I'm feeling a little blue. Sorrier words have never inaugurated a blog post, I'm sure, but I'm not here to impress you, I'm here to be authentic, to share authentic feelings. What's authentic right now is that it's just one of those days. 
Let’s face it: setbacks aren’t fun, and they can feel especially un-fun when they’re mental health recovery setbacks. Building resilience in mental health recovery can help with that. Resilience sounds like such a big thing, but all it means is the ability to bounce back from difficulties. 
As I work through my healing journey, I've noticed some specific triggering elements that leave me feeling uncomfortable. Even as a young child growing up, I remember the emotions of mistrust and suspicion when trying to determine if someone's words and actions were genuine. My trust issues from child abuse made it almost impossible to tell the difference between a lie and a joke.
Seasonal depression is a hot topic during this time of year, and seasonal depression and stigma rear their ugly head simultaneously. It wasn't until recently that I could put a name to all the unpleasant and lonely emotions that I felt as the days became shorter and the weather colder--I guess I can thank mainstream media for that. The fact of the matter is that many individuals experience varying degrees of seasonal depression. So why do people still attempt to debunk the phenomenon and call seasonal affective disorder fake? Stigma around seasonal depression, that's why.
I am always anxious around the holidays because of my schizoaffective disorder, but this season I have the added anxiety from arthritis in my knees.
Is it possible to stop self-harming without therapy? As someone who walked the road of self-harm recovery alone for many years, I can tell you it's possible—but that doesn't mean it's your best option.
Symptoms of dissociation can be terrifying. One night, I had horrific acute, prolonged panic symptoms, and in an out-of-body utter state of confusion, I looked at my husband and asked, "Are you going to have me committed?"
I have bipolar disorder, and I never ghost people. "Ghosting" is a slang term for when someone cuts off all communication. Some people may doubt that I don't ghost people based on my bipolar diagnosis; however, believe me, I am not a "ghoster." Moreover, I'm not the only one. Just because a person has bipolar doesn't mean they will ghost you.
Each year, as the calendar flips to November, I'm hit with a reminder of how complex the holiday season feels in eating disorder recovery. Of course, that's not unique to those with a history of eating disorders. This time of year can be overwhelming for anyone. In 2021, three out of five surveyed Americans felt their mental health worsen over the holidays, with 60 percent noticing a rise in anxiety and 52 percent noticing a rise in depression. Now couple all that with eating disorder stressors or behaviors, and this hectic season can become even more fraught. So with the 2022 festivities just around the corner, let's acknowledge it: The holidays are complex in eating disorder recovery—and that is alright. 
Everybody can feel overwhelmed from time to time. Whether problems are work- or home-related or of matters entirely unrelated, modern living can tax us physically and emotionally. And, while feelings of overwhelm aren't the sole preserve of people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), emotional dysregulation can act as an antagonist for me--especially when it comes to dealing with modern challenges. In other words, ADHD can add to my feeling overwhelmed.

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Siete Jimenez
You must remember that each part has held a part of his past trauma, do u know his story and all parts of him! If he suffered sexual abuse maybe he is severely disoriented and if he was honest with you from the beginning which shows a great deal of trust then take joy in knowing you are truly loved from the inside out because most systems of DID are not that open or trusting!
Eating is the only things that's ever helped w my anxiety I never wanted to take meds for this because it doesn't happen too often. When it does happen though it's random & hits like a ton of bricks, I can't stand when someone says we'll what's wrong what are you scared of. I wasn't scared actually I was in my zone working listening to music & then BAM it struck out the blue. No one gets it until they get it, u til it happens to them. I can't replace eating something w running or exercise I'm at work so I hurried to get a slice of pizza. Now I'm sitting here ready to get back to work. I hate these feelings I get I wish there was another way to fix it but I haven't found a way that would work for me other than this.
Helen Belnap
My daughter has COMPLEX -PTSD, she is 44 , she has had COMPLEX- PTSD since she was 28. She is also highly Intuitive and an empath. She often gets very tired after a stressful event or stressful events. I am helping, she lives with me, I am 74. Any helpful tips would be appreciated, She has seen a Psychiatrist. You can reach me at my email. Thanks
Such a relief to read this! I think I’ve been masking navigational difficulties subconsciously all my life! From being unable to find my way around the stockroom of a shoe shop when working a Saturday job as a teenager to looking at the map of the hospital before every shift when I worked as a trainee nurse as a young woman - Once I’d qualified I still struggled every day to find my way to the ward!
Thank you so much ☺️
Earplugs!! Red glasses at night because the colour red calms the brain down. Quiet time. Ocean. Ocean\water sounds. Nature, grounding. Cuddling with pets. Lots of sunshine(or Vit D when not available). Sleep, power naps. CBD.