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About living with (or recovering from) Mental Disorders and Co-Dependency
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Roots of Violence: What Does Kill People?

Roots of Violence: What Does Kill People? | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Almost immediately after the Newtown school shooting, before anyone had a chance to grieve the losses, the finger-pointing began. Finger-pointing is not simply one of America’s favorite pasti...
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Borderline Personality Disorder and the "I Let It Happen" Myth | More Than Borderline

Borderline Personality Disorder and the "I Let It Happen" Myth | More Than Borderline | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
It's a myth as old as trauma--I let it happen.

 

During a traumatic event, we have one of three reactions: fight, flight, or freeze. Fighting back can often leave us injured worse than if we had cooperated. Flight can feel like cowardice, and can backfire if we’re not fast enough. Freezing, the least understood of the reactions, especially contributes to the “I let it happen” myth.

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You Can Blame Others or Save Yourself | Tiny Buddha

You Can Blame Others or Save Yourself | Tiny Buddha | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Most importantly, don’t waste your precious time feeling bad and doing nothing about it. You are the hero of your own life. Save yourself and live.
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