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Guest Post | After The Storm: 5 Things I Learned in Heartbreak Recovery

This week's post is from the talented Laneshia Lamb! Laneshia and I instantly connected through a Writer's Group in Ashley Coleman's Write Laugh Dream  after I read of her posts. Read that post here. I love how invested in self growth Laneshia is + I'm totally confident you guys will love her too! Here she is... 

3 Myths About Teens Who Self-Harm

I’m sure you have probably heard all of these statements made if you’re alive today. Self harm is such a taboo topic. Many people are scared to address self harm for fear of making the situation worse. Mental health itself carries a stigma, yet somehow we find certain mental illnesses more tolerable than others. For example, Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder is common + therefore considered “normal” vs. Bipolar I Disorder, which is considered crazy.

From the Heart Breaks the Stigma | Trauma

Welcome to the 3rd week of the #fthbts16 series! I'm so pleased to have you along this journey with me! If you missed last week's post on hospitalization, you can catch it here! If you're a Tribe Member or a regular subscriber, thank you for sticking with me throughout this campaign! 

Trauma is such an intricate thing to understand, because everyone experiences trauma differently. Trauma invokes both a physical + emotional response.