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Mental Health Doesn't Have to Be a Scary Topic

It doesn't deserve the reputation it gets. Online, in medical settings, in workplaces and in family rooms, mental health has been discussed and battered about like it's an evil curse.

Here's the thing.

Every person has mental health. It's an inseparable part of who we are.

When we treat people with mental health issues like they are broken, that's when stigma appears.

But mental health issues can be good or bad, beneficial or damaging. It's all about the approach.

The mission of The Mental Health Update is to present mental health articles that illuminate the everyday reality of mental health.

Explore the mental health categories on the site. You're bound to find something that resonates. It doesn't matter if you haven't given the topic much consideration--mental health is a core part of everyday life.

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Embarrassed? 3 Steps to Take Right Now

We all get embarrassed. I certainly do. For the longest time, I thought I shouldn't share what embarrasses me. I no longer believe that. Here's why.

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The Importance of Role Models For Mental Health (And How to Find One)

We've all heard about the importance of finding good role models. But what does that look like in terms of mental health? Here's what it looks like to find the right kind of mental health role model--for YOU.

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A Simple Daily Plan Creates Huge Mental Health Benefits

Doing this one simple thing works wonders for my mental health. It shouldn't take more than 3 minutes if you do it right. Here's how I create a simple daily plan.

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Daily Happiness - Don't Obsess Over It

If you want happiness, you can't obsess. And you can't obsess over something in particular.

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To Be Happier With Yourself, Stop Doing This

To be happier, you have to stop doing certain things. And this one is a big one.

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