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This Is Us

It can take a long time to decide you are ready to get the help you need


This Is Us

The diagnosis that came decades later than it should have

Eight years old. I begged my parents to let me go to cheer camp because the other girls were doing it.


This Is Us

Let’s talk about the people harmed by mainstream mental health

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Humans 101

It’s not about wallowing or self-care — it’s about paying attention

A person looking at a cloudy sky, sitting in a circular window that’s almost 10 times taller than them.
A person looking at a cloudy sky, sitting in a circular window that’s almost 10 times taller than them.
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Read the corny self-help books. Do the homework. Let your therapist know when they’ve screwed up.

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Trust Issues

The foolishness of trusting what you love because you love it

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The first of three facilitated mushroom trips

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The Lebanese Civil War ended when I was a kid, but the pain lasted far longer

This mosaic in the Eshmun Azar Temple, locationed in the southern Lebanon port of Sidon, was restored after sustaining damage during the Lebanese civil war. Photo: MAHMOUD ZAYYAT / Contributor via Getty Images


Our inability to offer each other closure is a sign of our self-centered times

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On discovering the limits of self-analysis

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