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Conversation #8 Bipolar Disorder II

  More than just mood swings Virginie describes herself as the average french-canadian girl. Her feed on Instagram shows a blonde girl with a big smile and plenty of pictures in pastel colours. At first glance, she seems to be a bubbly traveller who posts nice pictures of herself, like […]


Conversation #7
Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is a tricky illness. Often, it takes years before sufferers are diagnosed with this particular personality disorder. Until then, they are often described as attention-seeking drama queens, who are needy and selfish. A lot of people don’t even know that BPD exists, although awareness is on the rise thanks […]


Conversation #6 Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

The happiest day of your life? A lot of women describe the birth of their children as the happiest days in their life. Mothers across the world swear that nothing makes you happier than holding your baby for the first time. Watching all of your child’s first steps and first […]


Conversation #4
Depression and Anxiety
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…are often close friends Depression and anxiety are not only the most common mental illnesses, they are also very likely to occur together. Either simultaneously or one leading to the other. We have already had a conversation about depression, eating disorders and persistent depressive disorder and learned that each struggle […]


Lessons from
the mental hospital

In society’s architecture, mental hospitals are the garden sheds; they may be excluded from the main construction plan, but they are built close enough to store everything that the main plan won’t fit. With feelings being an intimate and raw expression of our inner worlds, our mental health is a […]


How to Fix a Broken Heart

Where is the love? While love is in the air this month, not all of us is in the mood for it, especially if we’re going through a heartbreak. There are thousands of books and songs about it. Still it feels like none of them do justice to how you […]