"That is the hard thing about trauma, it really isn’t the event that matters but how you process it."
"The weirdest thing about my depression was not recognizing that it was happening. I lost interest in nearly everything I used to love, I lost my energy, I gained 20 lbs, and yet, for some reason, I couldn’t recognize or accept that something was wrong."
“I really struggled to understand my girlfriend’s depression. To begin with, I didn’t know what was happening; she just didn’t seem herself.”
“The concept of ‘mental health’ only became real to me when, sitting alone in my dorm room one afternoon during college, I was hit by a tidal wave of despair that came out of nowhere. My chest heaved, my eyes leaked; the emotion ripped through me. I had the passing thought: Is this how people feel before they kill themselves?”
Disenfranchised grief is a type of pain that is precipitated by a loss that is not socially sanctioned, openly acknowledged, or publicly mourned.
Here at The Know Collective, we’ve compiled a list of 7 ways to boost your confidence using your body language.
We’ve all heard of the numerous benefits of meditating. It will improve your sleep, your stress, your focus! It will even change the structure of your brain! Doesn’t everyone want to sleep better, to feel more at peace, and to be able to focus longer at work? Sure! So, why aren’t we meditating? Here are 4 tips to help you actually cultivate a mindfulness meditation practice: