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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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I Know I Can: What My Body Was Telling Me

I Know I Can: What My Body Was Telling Me

I know I can't do it. I gesture him to not fill my plate much, at all even, but he doesn't listen. Betrayal bites my heart bitterly, but I'm in public. Surrounded with friends and strangers, and I cannot let them see. I have to keep the appearances up. It feels like...

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An Interview With the Minds Behind Connected Mind

An Interview With the Minds Behind Connected Mind

Hi there, and thank you for checking out the Shadow’s Edge blog! I’m the community manager for Shadow’s Edge, and I love sharing new resources with our audience whenever I can. We make a lot of really awesome friends at our company, and I wanted to introduce our...

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How to Break Negative Thought Patterns

How to Break Negative Thought Patterns

Our team at Shadow's Edge loves to work with guest authors! And for this week's blogpost, we have the wonderful guest author Swati Chugh writing about how to break negative thought patterns! And man, that can be really hard to do when life isn't going how we would...

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Coping Mechanisms – Healthy vs Unhealthy

Coping Mechanisms – Healthy vs Unhealthy

When I was a kid my mom would take me into bars with her and drink. She didn’t really give much thought that I was 10, or 12, or whatever age. Sometimes she took my sister and me both, mainly because she didn’t want to find a babysitter and didn’t want to leave us...

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Returning to School with Chronic Illness or Disability

Returning to School with Chronic Illness or Disability

If you have a chronic illness or disability, returning to school can be a scary, stressful experience. That’s especially true if you’ve been out for a while being diagnosed, treated, or possibly home/hospital schooled. It might have been six months, a year or...

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How Buying Second-Hand Helps My Mental Health

How Buying Second-Hand Helps My Mental Health

Like many young people today, I struggle with anxiety and depression over the health of our planet. Seeing news about climate change and plastic waste filling our oceans really puts a huge weight on my mental health. I get to feeling like "Why even try? What's it all...

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