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Getting Outed, Getting Older, Trends & Ex-Girlfriends

📺 - #DwhellOnIt Ep. 59 -

🗣 - "I acknowledge that there are failed systems. I don't go to bed worrying about it. I don't lose #Sleep over it. It's because other #people are failures. Other #people are emotionally intolerant. Other #people are incapable of being compassionate, understanding, educatable, or competent, or however it goes. That's all them. Every time I get deadnamed or misgendered, I stand taller because I'm the better person."

❓ - What's #DwhellOnIt ?

👀 - Dwhell On It is a series where I answer your questions about my lived #experience as a #trans woman!

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* Do you #Love or hate any #Fashion trends differently since you came #Out ?

* Has anyone ever outed you before you came #Out ?

* What was puberty like for you?

* How do you cope with being deadnamed or misgendered?

* Has anyone from previous relationships found #Out , and have they spoken with you since?

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* How do you deal with trolls? Is there anything you want to do to trolls? -

* What was the best reaction you got after you came #Out ? The worst? The most surprising? -

* #Canada Voted In Favour of Policing Women's Bodies! -

* #winnipeg City Council Approves To Prefer #Kindness -

👀 - Create #change !

📣 - End anti-2SLGBTQIA+ abuse! -

📣 - You can #help ! Everything inspiring HireWheller stays ongoing - biased systems, ignorant platforms, violent abusers & isolated victims.

📣 - Grassroots #power comes from its #people ! Get involved or refer others you know to challenge systemic violence & oppression!

💻 - Connect!

@HireWheller: A grassroots group to #help the 2SLGBTQIA+ #Community overcome often-minimized struggles.

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@TaylorLakhryst: #Transgender woman, advocate, INFJ, ♊️, she/her/hers 🏳️‍⚧️


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Is anybody experiencing horrible sleeping problems?

<p>Is anybody experiencing horrible sleeping problems?</p>
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Quick Tip Thursday: Change Your Sleep Habits By Maintaining Your Diabetes Diet

<p>Quick Tip Thursday: Change Your Sleep Habits By Maintaining Your <a href="" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23ce7700553f33fe99129c" data-name="Diabetes" title="Diabetes" target="_blank">Diabetes</a> Diet</p>
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Talk About It Tuesday: Diabetes & Sleep

<p>Talk About It Tuesday: <a href="" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23ce7700553f33fe99129c" data-name="Diabetes" title="Diabetes" target="_blank">Diabetes</a> & Sleep</p>
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Tips and Tricks People With Insomnia Use to Fall Asleep

There are lots of reasons why we’re unable to sleep — depression, anxiety, medication-induced insomnia, or even chronic pain — and if you have experienced insomnia, you know it’s utterly frustrating to be unable to fall asleep. I’ve experienced insomnia a few times in my life, but it’s often transient. Typically, I can fall asleep without too much trouble, and even fall asleep again after nightmares. If your insomnia is more stubborn, though, I can bet you’re always searching for ways to fall asleep or things to do when you’re unable to sleep. That’s why we asked our community for their own tips for things to do when they can’t sleep. I hope you find some useful tips and tricks in here that you haven’t tried before! Wishing you a restful, peaceful night’s sleep. And, if you’re still unable to fall asleep, join our Up All Night group to chat with others who know what it’s like. Here’s what our community told us: “I stretch, read, listen to rain or stream sounds on the Calm app, and sometimes write in my journal.” — @lkayty “I stay up and just read; if the book is really good I’ll finish it instead of sleeping. I will also write in my journal.” — @lisa_o31 “I open the Calm app and play rain on a car roof! I might play a story but only if I like the reader’s voice!” — @shoppaholicsue “If I am awake because my thoughts are mean or my emotions run high, I text friends (who I know are sleeping and have their phone on silent) to feel connected and look forward to maybe waking up with their encouraging answers. Plus writing my emotions down helps acknowledge them and that helps me start to process them instead of getting stuck. If I am awake because my thoughts are raging with plans of alternative courses of action, I make myself a cup of tea and write everything down in a plan or to-do lists. If I am awake because it is too hot, I wet a towel and sleep under that.” — @loesb “Good music is the remedy!” — @engrchris “Read a very boring book. Also, I read the same chapter over again. Then controlled breathing with a mantra to repeat until I fall asleep.” — @skatcat74 “Listen to music and hug my teddy bear.” — Hilda Antje Vanderheide “I listen to YouTube videos of relaxing rain through earbuds. I close my eyes and I’m gone within five mins.” — @fionagoodband “If I have thoughts racing through my head of things I want to do or have to do the next day, I write it all down in a notebook I keep by my bed. Exercise in the evening, do bedtime yoga and meditation, and listen to the sounds of the waves all night. I do not do all of these every day but it helps. I have a hard time with sleep.” — @jaysai572 “I color intricate designs in coloring books, or I work on jigsaw puzzles for hours just to keep my thoughts away from me.” — @yvettesmith3 “I watch Time Team. There’s 20 seasons of British archeological digs to explore and learn. Eventually my brain shuts off and I can sleep. Until then, I learn of Roman villas, medieval towns, bronze age settlements, and prehistoric flint Kalinga sites on the banks of rivers. I discovered the show in 2020. I’ve watched all 20 seasons at least three times.” — @jenwayfaringriver “I started doing Qigong for sleep on YouTube. Genuinely seemed to help my insomnia.” — @loyalfrend_43 “If thoughts are keeping me up, I’ll journal and get everything out. If generally I can’t sleep, I watch random calming YouTube videos — shoe restoration, metal work, spa videos, etc. They seem to work great for me!” — @wenling “Drink warm milk and add honey if you like that. Bed routine; go to bed at the same time every day! Sleep kit/basket with things to comfort you after a nightmare. Seriously, this helps.” — @biscuitandtea “I use different breathing techniques. Sometimes a little yoga. Insight Timer has some really good sleep stories or meditations. There is music on the app too, but I have a tendency to wake up after the song is over so I have to start the song all over again. It puts me right back to sleep though.” — @dcmbermoon19

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Depression, Guilt, Numb

My depression is so heavy.. I can’t get my ass out of the bed before noon. Every step feels like I’m full of cement. I just daze through the day, dissociating. I feel nothing but angry at myself and guilty. I hate myself. I can’t do anything right. Everything I say is stupid and wrong so I don’t say anything at all. I’m a failure because I’ve let my family down. I’ve been chronically depressed for 12 years. I have 2 therapists, but I can’t be seen as much as I need to. I’ve been on 13 antidepressants and they don’t really help. I have one friend. All I do is sleep because I’m exhausted from not sleeping. I oversleep and wake up feeling like shit anyway. Yesterday I slept from 10pm to 4pm. I sleep because i don’t have to face the day and pretend I’m happy. I have no interest in anything anymore. I impulsive shop and eat fast food because I don’t have energy to learn how to cook. I’m numb. Empty. What’s wrong with me? #Depression #Anxiety #Selfhate #lonely #Antidepressant #MentalHealth #ChronicDepression #PTSD #angry #oversleep #Sleep #Insomnia #Nightmares

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What do you do when you can’t sleep?

<p>What do you do when you can’t sleep?</p>
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I failed my sleep test

I had to do a sleep test at home, I couldn't sleep... Not even an hour. I'm usually a big sleeper. 😔 What happens next? Will I get another test scheduled? I'm afraid the doctors will let me down.

#SleepDisorders #Sleep #lonely #ChronicFatigue

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