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Quick Self-Care Activities for Busy Weeks

Quick Self-Care Activities for Busy Weeks

For those of us with busy schedules, self-care isn’t always on the top of our priority list. Oftentimes, self-care feels like it would take WAY too much time out of my day. And when I'm already stressed about how much I need to do, I will put it off even longer than I...

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What I Didn’t Know, and the Woman I Used to Be

What I Didn’t Know, and the Woman I Used to Be

Back in October, I was scrolling through one of the Facebook groups I am a part of when I came across a post that I felt I needed to share with our Shadow’s Edge community. This post brought me to tears - both sad and happy ones - because I know how hard it can be to...

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“The Me You Can’t See” – Review Blog

“The Me You Can’t See” – Review Blog

Every once in a while, we do reviews about books or shows that are relevant to mental health. We took a look at the documentary series "The Me You Can’t See." It was executive produced by Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey, which streams on Apple TV. Oprah Winfrey and...

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A Letter from ETA

A Letter from ETA

Hey there – I’m Jen but the artist in me is ETA. You might not know me, and that’s totally ok! I felt very passionate about wanting to share parts of my life with you to help be a voice for anyone who needs words or encouragement!  Let’s see, for starters I’m a...

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HappyLight – A Review of the Light Therapy Lamp

HappyLight – A Review of the Light Therapy Lamp

Note to our readers: This blog is NOT a sponsored review. I did not receive any payment from the creators of HappyLight, nor was I asked by them to write this. This blog was written because I truly wanted to share my experience with their product with the Shadow’s...

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A Guide to Finding Affordable Mental Health Care

A Guide to Finding Affordable Mental Health Care

Why does it feel like searching for mental health care is bad for your mental health? The reason is that it can be confusing, demoralizing and downright stressful to navigate all the dead ends on the way to eventually finding care. This is especially true if you don’t...

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“What Happened to You?” – A Book Review

“What Happened to You?” – A Book Review

We recently received a book review of "What Happened to You?" by one of our long-time followers, Lena, and we wanted to share what she wrote with our community! Based on Lena’s review, we will definetely be checking out this book for ourselves. Thanks, Lena, for...

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My Shadow / My Friend

My Shadow / My Friend

The month of September was rough for me on a personal level. Just those series of days where it feels like nothing ever goes right... from the big things like grief from a very recent loss, down to the smallest little thing like spilling a tiny amount of coffee on a...

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7 Ways To Sleep Better While Learning Virtually

7 Ways To Sleep Better While Learning Virtually

We love hearing from others who know the importance of self-care, and we recently heard from a team member at MySlumberYard.com about this awesome article about navigating better sleep while learning virtually. They were kind enough to let us share this article with...

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Why I Write Creatively

Why I Write Creatively

I have been keeping a diary off and on since I was a little girl. From ‘hello diary, here’s what I’ve been doing’ to working through my emotions when my chronic illness flares up and I don’t know how to go on, my diary has seen a lot. And while journal writing has...

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