Mental health · Personal

Unachieved Goals & Feeling Down

It’s nearing the end of May’s awareness month for mental health, lupus, and fibromyalgia, and I haven’t exactly succeeded in my goal to post every day. I began to beat myself up about it, but then I remembered something important about self-care and advocacy.

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Mental Health Week: Lack of Focus, Hyperfocus, and Silent Symptoms

Anxiety, chronic pain, OCD, PTSD, depression, really any chronic illness can make focusing difficult. In addition to an inability to focus, conditions like ADHD can lead to hyperfocusing. Lack of focus and hyperfocus are silent symptoms and I think they require a bit more discussion.

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