8 Offensive Phrases People with OCD are Sick of Hearing

8 Offensive Phrases People with OCD are Sick of Hearing

We all have said things we didn’t mean. We’ve also all said something we didn’t know was hurtful. When you live with a mental illness, you’re more likely to pay attention to what others say.

There is so much stigma surrounding mental health and mental illnesses. Every single day I hear or see a new thing mentioning it. It’s like I can never escape.

Here are 8 offensive phrases people with OCD are sick of hearing:

20 Vegan YouTubers You Should Be Watching

20 Vegan YouTubers You Should Be Watching

I watch a huge amount of YouTube videos every day. Not only do they help ease my anxiety, but I’m constantly learn some much from them.

My latest kick has been watching videos about something I’m really passionate about: Veganism. Even if you’re not a vegan, you can learn so much about your health, the environment, and injustices by watching videos about veganism. It’s never to late to open your eyes.

I’m constantly discovering new channels, so I know this list will constantly expand. Here are 20 vegan YouTubers that I’m currently binge-watching:

4 Important Reasons Why I Don’t Go to Therapy Anymore

4 Important Reasons Why I Don't Go to Therapy Anymore

CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicide.

Don’t get me wrong. I know I need therapy. In fact, I want to go to therapy. I think therapy is awesome

Every single person can benefit from it, because therapy isn’t just for people who are mentally ill. Everyone goes through things that they a hard time coping with. People should always find new ways to grow and improve themselves.

I wish I could go to therapy. It’s just so hard for me. Here are 4 unfortunate reasons why I no longer go to therapy anymore:

Growing Up With an Emotionally Unavailable Mom – Part One

Growing Up With an Emotionally Unavailable Mom - Part One

I’ve been holding in a lot of my thoughts and feelings for 23 years now. It’s time to release all the pain and anger I’ve been enduring my whole life.

Instead of making this post be 10,000 words long, I’m going to break this into a series. Who knows how many posts will be included, because I have such much to say.

If I can open up and help someone else cope with their pain, then it’s all worth it. Here’s part one of Growing Up With an Emotionally Unavailable Mom:

Why I Completely Stopped Apologizing for My Mental Illnesses

Why I Completely Stopped Apologizing for My Mental Illnesses

CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicide.

There’s still an incredible amount of stigma and misconceptions regarding all types of mental illnesses. Every mental illness is difficult, and it should never be a competition for who has is it worse.

It took me a very long time to get the point where I understood and accepted my mental illnesses. I’m still on the road to recovery, but I’m growing and learning about myself every day.

Here are my top 3 reasons why I chose to completely stop apologizing for my mental illnesses: