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Blog posts September 2016

Your Story: 'How I Fought My Way out of Depression and Anxiety'

September 28, 2016

This personal narrative of my battle through anxiety and depression is written from the perspective of sharing my story with as many people as possible in the hope of reaching out to those who may benefit from it. A similar story three years ago put me on a path to recovery, and if even a single ind…

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Your Story: Living With Schizophrenia

September 7, 2016

By @gulzaarzindagi

I had my first episode in 2004. From college until my first job, I thought it was just a phase of depression. For the first few years, I could not even understand what happened to me in 2004…And why my family took me to a psychiatrist. I quit my high profile job. I kept askin…

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Your Story: Overcoming an Eating Disorder (Part Two)

September 2, 2016

Part Two of A Guest Post on Developing...and then Overcoming an Eating Disorder

(Trigger Warning: Eating disorder, Food Addiction)

The New Year's Eve celebration was the biggest for all of a century. It was the day to enter into a new millennium, not just a new year. The age of a new era, one …

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Your Story: Overcoming an Eating Disorder

September 1, 2016

This blog post is in two parts. We are protecting the identity of our contributor. 

Dear Contributor, Thank you again, for your courage in sharing. 

TRIGGER WARNING: Eating disorders, food addiction 


“You’re not fat, you’re just big”.

This was a common refrain that …

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