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9 Ways to Support Your Spouse’s Mental Health

There are many things that marriage should be. The connection and bond should be one of trust, intimacy, respect. The bond in marriage should be built on communication, gratitude, forgiveness and teamwork. Your spouse should always be your FIRST and BEST supporter. No matter if one, or both, within a marriage has a diagnosed mental […]

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13 Monumental Ways to Help Your Childs Mental Health

It is not easy for children to understand their own emotions and feelings, due to this it can be hard to understand their behaviors, fears, and anxieties. In order to help them, as parents, we need to understand what is necessary to support their mental health. Helping to strengthen your child’s good mental health can […]

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How to Comfort Your Friend with Anxiety

Hey everyone! I’m Jessa, author of Happily Ever Hillmann. If you don’t know me, you wouldn’t know that I have sometimes debilitating anxiety that cripples me from leaving my house (or leaving wherever I’m at when a panic sets in). If you don’t know me, I seem relatively calm, friendly, and at ease in social […]

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Why I’m Glad I Told My Kids I Have Depression

“Mommy, are you sick?” My oldest son asked me as we pulled into the CVS Pharmacy drive-through to pick up my prescriptions. “No. I just need this medicine for all the time.” I explained. “But why?” He had asked me this before. I usually found a way to avoid giving the true answer: I have […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month: What Can You Do To Help?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. What is the purpose of bring awareness about mental health? Well today there is a stigma towards mental illness. Like many things it has come along way but there is still so much more room to grow. How is Mental Health Stigmatized? There are two types of stigma that […]

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Acceptance and Supporting Same-Sex Parents

Recently I read an article that had me just feeling terrible. The article was from Christianheadlines.com and its headline is ‘New Research Shows Increased Risk of Same-Sex Parenting‘. This article was claiming research shows that kids raised by same-sex parents have increased emotional issues, depression and sexual abuse. Looking into the sexual abuse argument is […]

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“I Am Tired” Is Not Just An Excuse

I know it may seem that way, I know I say it A LOT. “I am tired” has become an automatic response. I’m crying, I’m upset, I’m angry it’s because “I’m tired.” You think I’m just trying to avoid confrontation. You think I’m trying to end an argument by not actually expressing how I feel, […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Seeking Help

Most all of us will go through a difficult time, low self esteem, grief, or depression in our lives. Many of us will need help to get out of it. There should never be shame or guilt in seeking help when you need it. When you find yourself constantly in a negative place, negative self […]

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Gun Control: How Many Deaths Have to Happen?

On Valentine’s Day another mass shooting occurred. Why do these keep happening? I debated for a while on whether or not to write about gun control, but I could not just let it stand. There are so many arguments against gun control and so many arguments for it. I’d like to highlight some articles, videos, and […]

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Why I Plan to Teach My Kids to Have Sex Before Marriage

  As a parent sex can be a topic we avoid. It can be awkward, scary, and often times we just do not know what to say. I have a broad open stance on the topic of sex. It is by no means an opinion of the minority anymore, but I do think how open […]

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