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Mobility-Friendly Yoga for Mental Health

Mobility-Friendly Yoga for Mental Health

There are tons of ways to take charge of your mental and emotional health, and one of the most well-known stress relieving practices out there is yoga. Yoga is a great way to combat stress, anxiety, and depression. But it can be a little hard to know where to start,...

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Letter To Today’s LGBTQ+ Youth

Letter To Today’s LGBTQ+ Youth

When I first agreed to write this letter for Shadow's Edge, I thought, “Oh sure! This will be easy and I’ll crank this out in no time! I’m an avid writer, an LGBTQ+ activist, and I’ve got plenty of opinions to share.” I was wrong. I realized there was so much I want...

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Powering Thru Waiting for Test Results

Powering Thru Waiting for Test Results

You're waiting to find out if the results of a new scan or blood test. Or maybe you are waiting to see if you can go to a new specialist. Now you have to wait and you can feel your anxiety rising with each passing minute. People always have to wait for something,...

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The Masked Me

The Masked Me

Last month when the CDC made the announcement that fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks, it felt like a weird fever dream. I feel like I can’t remember what life was like before the face mask became a daily accessory, and I’ve come to associate it with...

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Tools for chronic illness that you can use on a daily basis!

Tools for chronic illness that you can use on a daily basis!

Whether you have a chronic illness or have mental health struggles, these tools for chronic illness might be for you. This is all based on my experience, as someone with Lupus (a chronic illness) and depression, that is easily over stimulated and struggles in a lot of...

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A Strategy for Dealing with Worries

A Strategy for Dealing with Worries

At times, worry can seem like the whole world.  It can darken everything and make you feel like there’s no way out.  Whether you are afraid that people might treat you differently because of your current challenge (mental, physical, or otherwise), or are frustrated...

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“Are You Okay?” – My Review of the Animated Short Film

“Are You Okay?” – My Review of the Animated Short Film

Last week, a good friend of mine sent me a link to an animated short on YouTube. We met each while studying animation in college, so we frequently share animated short films with each other to keep us inspired. We’ve come across a lot of awesome shorts, but I really...

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Mental Health Challenges After Addiction Recovery

Mental Health Challenges After Addiction Recovery

Hi Shadow’s Edge readers. We know a lot of you have been going through some tough times lately, and it can be even more challenging if you struggle with an addiction. Addiction can affect anyone – no matter their age, gender, background, etc. Teens and young adults...

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We Need Game Testers for Our New Feature!

We Need Game Testers for Our New Feature!

Hi, everyone! It’s Lacey the community manager here – I am so excited to finally be publishing this announcement with the Shadow’s Edge community!  The open beta version of our new feature for the Shadow’s Edge game is now available, and we need gamers to help us...

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Using the Five Senses to Combat Stress

Using the Five Senses to Combat Stress

How to combat stress with a grounding technique using your own secret weapon - your five senses. If you have been reading the Shadow’s Edge blog for a while, you’ll know how passionate we are about helping young people deal with their mental health challenges. We talk...

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