Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Forget Self-Esteem. Try Self-Compassion

Why being proud of yourself should take a backseat to being nice to yourself.

Photo by Christiana Rivers on Unsplash

All my life, I have dealt with low self-esteem. I have never been particularly proud of myself or my achievements, despite having many interesting or difficult things that I’ve accomplished in my life. I’ve been like this since middle school, which is when I first…




We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.

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