CategoryMental Health

Mental health is an important topic that gets swept under the rug far too often. People do not talk about these types of illnesses — or even their thought processes! — simply out of fear of being judged or misunderstood. It is totally understandable, but this needs to stop.

There will be LESS of a stigma surrounding these topics if more of us can find the courage to SHARE our struggles, insecurities, & hopes & dreams. So, Confidence & Chaos is tackling this issue, rather than waiting for someone else to jump.

Thus, find posts that pertain to mental health or retraining our brains & thought processes here.

What if you view your life as a story?

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The world doesn’t revolve around you. And, chance are, if you treat it as if it does, you will wind up alienating more people than you think. No one wants to be casted off as second-rate or left in the dust as soon as things get too tough for you. Yet, what if you chose to view your life as a story destined for a novel or a movie script? What if you found your life as the main story of some...

Write a Love Letter to Yourself

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On my list of 40 things to accomplish before my 40th birthday (coming up at the end of this year), written in no particular order is Number 8 on the list: “Write a love letter to myself.” Who would say this? Write a love letter to yourself. But why? What could it possibly accomplish? I wrote that list about a month ago & I have tried to convince myself of just how SILLY the whole...

4 Things to Do Today to Start Your Year Over in February

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I am glad January is finally over. Aren’t you? Frankly, it was kind of depressing — & I didn’t even fully realize it until now that it is over. That said, today marks a NEW month. A NEW opportunity to mold life into the experience we want it to be. AND, a NEW opportunity to shift our mindset & habits. I have seen it joked that February 1 is the NEW beginning to 2021...

Zoning Out, Dissociation, & Mental Illness: What is the Connection?

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There’s this symptom of several different mental illnesses that I’ve never really given much thought to. When you have this symptom, it can even be a mental disorder on its own, but most commonly, from what I have seen, it goes along with another diagnosis. The thing about it is that, at its most mild of inflictions, everyone has this symptom of mental illness. Pretty much anyone can...

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Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are right and his ways are just; and those who walk in pride he is able to humble.