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    We want people to feel less alone.

    My friend and I host a Podcast called Creative Copes. It’s a labor of love- for ourselves, our own journeys and the compassion for others. We hope it becomes an aid for people in similar situation as us. We also have this idealistic approach of trying to end stigma and raise awareness about these conditions life has thrown at us by openly talking about them.
    We set out to share our personal stories and how we creatively cope; with humor and with sprinkles of scientific studies that we have looked up.

    We want YOU to feel less alone.
    Honestly, we all want to feel less alone on this windy road that’s is chronic illness.

    You can find us on Instagram @ creative.copes and on any listening platform just search up the name. Listen in, subscribe and message us. We would love some conversations with like-minded people.
    #Podcast #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Pain #Fibromyalgia #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #Agoraphobia #Anxiety #SocialAnxiety #CopingTips #Endometriosis #MentalHealth #spinalinjury #OccipitalNeuralgia #Dysautonomia #ChronicVestibularMigraine #Migraine #Community #Disability #youarenotalone #Spoonie #SpoonieProblems #spoonielife #CheerMeOn

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    Here for you

    I just wanna throw out there that if you, yes you, ever need/want to talk to someone, please message me. I am not judgemental and most likely I will understand...benefit (and sometimes a curse lol) of being an empath of sorts with a big heart. I don't want any of you to hurt, especially alone. I am also an intercessory prayer warrior so if you want/need prayer over your situation, let me know and you got it. We all gotta stick together! #HereForYou #youarenotalone #MightyTogether #Prayer

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    My Story -- SincerelyBrutal

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    I wanted to share the link for my blog on here. I have been trying to work myself up to sharing this publicly for over a year. I finally did it! I want everyone to know and share my story. My blog covers a lot of it. But I have so much more to tell.

    Please if you feel the need to, share this any and everywhere. I want to help all those people out there that think they are alone. Including those of you on here that are feeling alone. You are NOT. I am here if anyone ever wants to talk at all.

    #Depression #Anxiety #Suicide #SuicideSurvivor #PTSD #youarenotalone #MentalHealth #checkin


    Dyslexia and Workplace

    I was diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia at the age of 20. It was when I started my first job back in August 2022 in a law office that I realized how my dyslexia would get in the way of my work. This week I was fired from my job, and one of the reasons I was fired was because I couldn't spell. Their reasoning was that I didn't have the skills necessary to be a receptionist, which required spelling. Listening to my supervisor's reasoning for firing me made me doubt my abilities and made me feel self-conscious about my diagnosis. This news overall has made me feel like a failure and worthless because I can't control my ADHD and Dyslexia. #youarenotalone If you are an employer, please treat your employees with kindness instead of judgment because you don't know what they might be going through. #ADHD #Dyslexia

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    #Fibromyalgia How are you doing?

    Hi fellow warriors just popping in and giving you a chance to share how you are doing lately! Here with a listening ear! #Fibromyalgia #ChronicIllness #youarenotalone



    There's days I don't understand when I feel so alive and ready to conquer the world. My mind keeps thinking, I come up with a great idea but then I forget what the great idea was. Other days I can't get up and feel sluggish and just want to sleep all day. Then the fun days I get up and start cleaning, organizing, planning, wiping things down around the home and it feels so good inside like a just woke up with all this energy inside that needs to burn down. And by the middle of the day, I'm so worn off and ready to lay down. #Anxiety is when you just can't stop moving or worrying. #Adrenaline is having too much energy in your blood. #MoodDisorders #Mania is one of the things that can be good or bad. Some last and some don't. #StayStrong #youarenotalone

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    Safe touch after abuse

    I’m a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, and sexual abuse as an adult. I’d like to experience “safe touch”, aka touch that is consensual slow, and I decide how far it goes. Patience is key. I have a friend that I talked to about wanting to practice safe touch with them, and they will help meWe haven’t tried it yet. I’m thinking of having them hold my hand, hug me for a little bit. I asked them if we could do the safe touch on my bed, because that is where the abuse happened. I’m trying to take my power back and reframe my mind into associating my bed with rest and safe touch. Right now my bed is a huge trigger for me. I have multiple nightmares about the abuse happening again in my bed.

    I’m starting to take steps to heal. I’m so relieved that my friend is here to support me and help me take my first “big steps”. I’m grateful for them.

    Would love to know your thoughts on this! Thank you ❤️❤️

    #PTSD #CPTSD #Anxiety #Depression #Trauma #SexualAbuseSurvivors #SexualTrauma #ChildhoodAbuse #ComplexPosttraumaticStressDisorder #PosttraumaticGrowth #MentalHealth #MentalHealthAwareness #youarenotalone #MightyTogether

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    Sending out a little ray of hope and a smile 🌸❤️

    Hey everyone. 👋🏻

    I hope you are all doing better today. Every day is a challenge for us, but take each step a little at a time to overcome that obstacle. We have our ups and downs, but we will make it . Everything will be okay. We are strong enough 💪🏻 to be able to handle such illnesses we have. But it has an end someday when we go to Heaven. ✝️💖

    Meanwhile, be strong, and take one day at a time. Do what helps you rest and have some fun too, even if it's a video game, a bath, or a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. That helps us make it through the day too. 🤗❤️ Talk it out to someone you trust.

    You have all of us here to listen and if we can, give some advice. A helping hand. 🤝 (well, words.) only us can understand each other than others who are "normal" in the world. Even doctors don't want to bother.

    We can do this! Let's try and make each day a little happier. Smiles to all of you and hugs. 🤗❤️ #MightyMinute #CheckInWithMe #Hope #youarenotalone #wegotthis

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    I really like this quote. Remember you are not alone!

    #Depression #Quotes #youarenotalone