Mental Illness

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Welcome to the Mental Illness section of the archives. Here you’ll find posts from yesteryear related to mental illness. I’ve broken them down into categories. You can click on the category header, or head to a post direct from here.

Self Harm

My Clothes Are a Lie
10 Real Reasons Not to Self Harm
Beautiful Because/Beautiful Despite

Eating Disorders

Romanticizing the Anorexic
Recovery
Intersectionality: Food Ethics and Mental Health
Cross Cultural Eating Disorders
You Can’t Turn Off an Eating Disordered Brain
Spending Money on Eating Out
Eating Disorder: Motivation, Causes, and More

Anxiety

Using My Anxiety: A Neurodiversity Tale
Real Tips for Decreasing Your Anxiety

Depression

Medicalizing Sadness
Dissociation
Anhedonia 101
Depersonalization vs. Dissociation

Miscellaneous