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Conspiracies Of Silence

Putting this out there for whoever needs to hear it. I am on the journey to forgiving myself. It’s hard and it’s lonely, but the silence became so deafening that in the end I had to scream and name some of the elephants in the room. Sometimes it felt like there were so many, it was suffocating the life out of me. And I learned that distance does not alter this feeling. Only the truth could free me but in saying the words, I lit my life on fire.

Would I change it? Yes, if it would change them—but it won’t so here I am; choosing happy instead of normal 🤍

#ComplexPosttraumaticStressDisorder #PTSD #GriefQuotes #Forgiveness #MightyBookClub #Loneliness #WritingThroughIt #selforphaned #Happiness #HappinessCanBeFoundEvenInTheDarkestOfTimesIfOnlyOneRemembersToTurnOnTheLight

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#SpreadJoy

"Happiness comes from within." I have heard before. However, what if it doesn't? What if it is something that must be created? Humm..

Well, Today is the day for you to choose happiness.

#HappinessCanBeFoundEvenInTheDarkestOfTimesIfOnlyOneRemembersToTurnOnTheLight

#Loveislove
#Beauty
#Positivity
#equality
#loveyourself

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Decided #Selfcare #Bipolar1Disorder #PTSD #Depression #Anxiety #Iwillpersevere

I have decided to live. I've decided to love myself. I've decided to make myself the priority. I've decided to not let ANYONE stunt my recovery. I've decided I will be the best father I can be. I've decided to give myself a break. I've decided to meditate every day. I've decided to accept the things I can't change. I've decided not to base my happiness on others. I've decided to be my own man. I've decided to make the best decisions for myself. I've decided to go to all Dr's appointments when scheduled. I've decided to celebrate small victories. I've decided to fill my pill case every week as needed. I've decided to be ok with not being ok some days. I've decided to rid myself of toxic people. I've decided not to ruminate about the past. I've decided that i can't control the perception about me to others. I've decided that i can't save others. I've decided to wear my glasses. I've decided that i will improve my self-care. I've decided to trust there is a plan for me. I've decided I want to be successful. I've decided to pursue my love of barbecue. I've decided to not overload myself. I decided to exceed expectations. I've decided to take control of my nutrition. I've decided to make the best of my situation regardless of the outcomes. I've decided that my happiness is the priority. I've decided to love with all my heart. I've decided to work on my insecurities. I've decided to temper my expectations of others.
I have decided to live. I've decided to love myself. I've decided to make myself the priority. I've decided to not let ANYONE stunt my recovery. I've decided I will be the best father I can be. I've decided to give myself a break. I've decided to meditate every day. I've decided to accept the things I can't change. I've decided not to base my happiness on others. I've decided to be my own man. I've decided to make the best decisions for myself. I've decided to go to all Dr's appointments when scheduled. I've decided to celebrate small victories. I've decided to fill my pill case every week as needed. I've decided to be ok with not being ok some days. I've decided to rid myself of toxic people. I've decided not to ruminate about the past. I've decided that i can't control the perception about me to others. I've decided that i can't save others. I've decided to wear my glasses. I've decided that i will improve
my self-care. I've decided to trust there is a plan for me. I've decided I want to be successful. I've decided to pursue my love of barbecue. I've decided to not overload myself. I decided to exceed expectations. I've decided to take control of my nutrition. I've decided to make the best of my situation regardless of the outcomes. I've decided that my happiness is the priority.

#HappinessCanBeFoundEvenInTheDarkestOfTimesIfOnlyOneRemembersToTurnOnTheLight

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Not really happy?

I was watching a series in the afternoon today, just laying on my bed and laughing and jumping. Just then my brother came to me and asked "have you seen the news? It's about Sushant Singh Rajput" I WAS SHOCKED AND CONFUSED. I had no idea what he was talking about, so I googled. What I saw, broke my heart. Literally I was, I am shattered. I adored him alot. I was a fan since I first watched him on a dance show, I used to vote him for every performance. He was going through a severe depression, he committed suicide. I didn't know what to do. So I let those tears flow. He was one of the most down to earth actors. He was simple. In every role, he was perfect as if it was made for him. It always feels like we are having this inner battle inside, us versus the reality. We think we can depression on our own, sometimes we do, sometimes we don't/can't. Committing suicide doesn't make you less brave, it's brave, its like euthanizing yourself. What's done is done.
But trust me, what if we decided not to euthanize ourselves? There will always be struggles. Struggles will always be overpowering and overwhelming. We will have that fight always. We have to live everyday, and give our previous day a competition. Sometimes we will loose, sometimes we will win. DEPRESSION IS NOT OUR ENEMY. ITS OUR FRIEND. We will have to walk hand in hand. It's our greatest win. Because you know why? The ones who suffer from mental illness are the strongest people. People fight withs other people. BUT fighting with yourself and winning or accepting yourself is the biggest fight one can achieve. Stay strong.
#Depression #mentalhealthawareness #HappinessCanBeFoundEvenInTheDarkestOfTimesIfOnlyOneRemembersToTurnOnTheLight #wegotthis #loveyourself #justholdon #youwillbefine

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𝙿𝚊𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚘 𝙿𝚘𝚠𝚎𝚛

𝙿𝚊𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚘 𝙿𝚞𝚛𝚙𝚘𝚜𝚎 ,𝚝𝚑𝚛𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑 𝚝𝚘 𝚜𝚘𝚖𝚎 𝚍𝚎𝚐𝚛𝚎𝚎 𝚠𝚎 𝚋𝚎𝚌𝚘𝚖𝚎 𝚋𝚎𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚑𝚞𝚖𝚊𝚗𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚠𝚎 𝚠𝚎𝚛𝚎𝚗'𝚝 𝚐𝚘𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚘 𝚋𝚎 𝚊𝚗𝚢 𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝚠𝚊𝚢 𖧷 #Gratitude #gratitudeattitude #Depression #Anxiety #EverythingsGoingToBeOkay #HappinessCanBeFoundEvenInTheDarkestOfTimesIfOnlyOneRemembersToTurnOnTheLight #everylifematters #worry #Stress #Stronger #ItGetsBetter

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Schooling with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the misdiagnosis

All those parents having to teach their kids is a eye-opening experience. I may not be a parent, but I was a child once. Not only was I a child, I was a misdiagnosed child who was claimed as having ADHD and even took medication for it and saw no difference. I still spun in circles, rocked in chairs, hated scratchy clothes that felt like sandpaper. I'd look around at my peers and saw they were miles ahead of me on paperwork while I was just on the 4th question. I felt like I failed my teachers as well as my family. I was diagnosed in 2016 at about 17 years of age. Relief flooded me but I always felt stuck. I found my calling at a young age, art. I couldn't understand school and so it made me have shutdowns after shutdowns. Most kids outlets were socializing but with autism its hard to communicate. My outlet is art and probably will be for a while. Remember to cherish your kids, especially in times of crisis like COVID-19. Who knows what memories they will keep with them for a lifetime. Both need to take frequent breaks from stress when you can, and when your kid won't speak or cries, please realize it may be from frustration and not disobedience. Please realize its hard on us as well, you just have to teach a little differently.
Love ya
-The artist HJH
#Autism #Misdiagnosis #Late#LateDiagnosisASD #COVID19 #keepgoing #artist #seeme #Aspergers #Bekind #HappinessCanBeFoundEvenInTheDarkestOfTimesIfOnlyOneRemembersToTurnOnTheLight

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I want to create a positive post

name 1-3 things that make you smile/happy

for me my first thing would be my doggo he’s a big fluffy white husky and he’s a super loving animal he’s been there for me more than a lot of humans
secondly would be my amazing partner he’s put up with a lot surrounding my mental health. been together almost 4 years and there’s not much we haven’t been through he’s my rock
thirdly would be myself and constant improvements I make. I’ve worked hard to get to where I am today. I started of as someone who drank a lot and didn’t have much hope. but I stand here today as a manager with a bright career ahead of me and all the opportunities in the world,

now I want all of you guys to think of things that make you smile

#BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #BPDDiagnosis #Depression #Happiness #HappinessCanBeFoundEvenInTheDarkestOfTimesIfOnlyOneRemembersToTurnOnTheLight #Anxiety

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