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How do people not see? How do people assume I’m fine, when I have scars down my arms and not a hint of life in my eyes? Because I can smile? You and I both know it never reaches my eyes. In a world where we are told to reach for the stars I have my arms wide open as I bare my soul to the world and scream ‘I AM HURTING AND BROKEN AND SCARED’ but no one ever listens. They pretend to care and pass you on to someone ‘more qualified’ and go home at night satisfied that they’ve followed procedure, but they don’t care. They don’t give you a micron of actual emotion, and you, who feels empty and numb, starts to wonder if maybe everyone feels like that. If maybe, you just can’t deal with life. If maybe, you should just die instead.

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She runs barefoot through the grass, screaming delightedly that she is wild, and spins around in circles until she falls down, and as she watches the clouds move above her she starts to cry, because she’d forgotten how it feels to be alive.

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I love Holi :DD

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Holi parties are the best :DD

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skadiyoko:

pastassassins:

2,121,566 people are not Hans and counting!

We’ll find you Hans.

This post is scandalous.

reblogging because hans cant. 

If you scroll past this I am going to assume your name is Hans.

I couldn’t not reblog…

3,531,544 non-Han’s

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Oh hans, if only you could reblog this.

3,697,721 non Han’s

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fumareta-hana:

I need to prove a point to my homophobic friend.

I’m writing down the urls of everyone who reblogs this in a notebook, and will present it to my friend when it is sufficiently full.
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You’re gonna need a bigger book

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Mental health problems are, y’know, health problems. Treat them the same way, or shut up.

I can’t even put into words how perfect this is.

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I am battered and bruised, and every breath I take sends a sharp pain stabbing through my ribs, but I am alive, and I hate myself for it. The scars cluster on my wrist, my hips, my thighs, and they burn with the shame they carry as I drag myself through this shattered city, propelled only by the fear of what lies behind me. I want to cry as I look around at this city of hopes and dreams, collapsing at its very foundations because this is my city. This is my city, and I broke it myself, though it was not my fault but ignorant people will blame you for your cities failings and that will make you blame yourself. And you will feel that shame and guilt festering inside you until it climbs its way up your trachea and out through your mouth and you will fall to your knees and forget how to breathe and all that will come out of your mouth is pain as you vomit white-hot guilt mixed with anxiety that sears your throat on its way out. But how would I know? What does the privileged child know of the collapse of a mind?

More than you’d expect.

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REBLOG this to prove you are not a Muggle.

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my reblog button fucked up and i almost had a heart attack

I did it in the first try.

OH YEAH

OH MY GOD.

MY COMPUTER BROWSER FROZE AND I DIDN’T REALIZE IT. I COULDN’T BREATHE.

JESUS.

But the lack of notes truly worries me

Bam.

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My mouse accidently slid off of the button and I was like, “dkfsafsa”

IM NOT A MUGGLE

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sekahyyh:

t-ornapathy:

I’m not asking you to donate anything, or pay for anything.
I’m only asking for you to click that “reblog” button.
And, in doing so, spread awareness about Schizoaffective Disorder, and help to reduce the myths and misconceptions. 
There is so little awareness about Schizoaffective Disorder, which makes it really difficult for those of us suffering from it, to receive understanding within society. Common reactions can range from complete ignorance, to assumptions that the disorder unequivocally equates to the notion that we are violent, or dangerous. There are a lot of very common misconceptions, that could be blotted out, with only a little bit of awareness. 
What is Schizoaffective Disorder? 
Schizoaffective Disorder, is a serious psychiatric condition, in which individuals suffer from both psychotic, and affective (mood) issues. It is diagnosed, when symptoms of Schizophrenia, collide with symptoms of a mood disorder, such as Bipolar Disorder or Major Depressive Disorder. It is difficult to diagnose, as it can closely resemble other disorders, such as Schizophrenia, or Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic Features. There are many technicalities in the DSM-IV that differentiate these disorders, making the disorder something that requires professional observation, treatment, and maybe most importantly, time, to diagnose accurately. 
What can the symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder include? (Source: The Mayo Clinic)
Strange or unusual thoughts or perceptions
Paranoid thoughts and ideas
Delusions - having false, fixed beliefs
Hallucinations - eg./ hearing voices
Unclear or confused thoughts (disorganised thinking)
Periods of depression
Periods of manic moods/sudden increases in energy
Irritability or poor temper control
Suicidal thoughts, and/or thoughts of homicide
A speaking style that people sometimes can’t follow or understand
Behaviour at the extreme end of the spectrum, for example behaving in a bizarre way 
Problems with attention and memory
Lack of concern about hygeine and physical appearance 
Changes in energy and appetite
Sleep disturbances 
What are the treatments for Schizoaffective Disorder?
Anti-psychotic medications
Mood-stabilizing medications
Anti-depressants (usually in conjunction with at least one of the above)
Psychotherapy and counselling 
Family therapy
Electroconvulsive Therapy 
Are all people with Schizoaffective Disorder really dangerous? 
No, this is a stereotypical myth. Researchers have discussed that there is almost no conceivable way of figuring out whether environmental factors, or personality traits, account for the crime and violence that may occur in individuals with a mental illness. 
What to do if you think a loved one may be suffering with Schizoaffective Disorder? 
Make sure that they have the contact details of suicide helplines, and mental health helplines in their possession
Make sure you have the number of a mental health outreach team on your cell phone, in case things progress rapidly and your loved one needs immediate help
Talk to them about how they are feeling, and suggest that it might be time to have a chat to your Doctor
Reassure them, that you only want to make their life better
Get a referral to a knowledgable and reputable Psychiatrist, and make sure that they receive the help that they need
Don’t be angry or upset around them, if you feel that way, save that for your own time, and if you are struggling with what is going on for them, consider seeing a counsellor to help you deal with how you feel about what is going on
So, what is with the ribbon?
I have realised that there is no real official ribbon for Schizoaffective Disorder, well, at least not one I can find! So, I made one online. The grey, is representative of the Schizophrenia awareness ribbon, and symbolises the psychotic symptoms associated with Schizoaffective Disorder. The green lining, is representative of the affective (mood) components of Schizoaffective Disorder, as green is currently displayed upon the Bipolar Disorder awareness ribbon. Bipolar Disorder can involve manic episodes/depressive episodes/mixed episodes, so it is relevant to the Schizoaffective ribbon. This Schizoaffective Disorder ribbon represents that collision of psychotic and affective (mood) symptoms, which are so relevant in this disorder. 
The ribbon is transparent, so it won’t compromise your blog’s aesthetic goodness! Please pass this on. Love, hope, and strength to you. 

God, guys, this is so important. I’m tearing up. This is my disorder! Someone actually cared enough to raise awareness for my disorder!

sekahyyh:

t-ornapathy:

I’m not asking you to donate anything, or pay for anything.

I’m only asking for you to click that “reblog” button.

And, in doing so, spread awareness about Schizoaffective Disorder, and help to reduce the myths and misconceptions. 

There is so little awareness about Schizoaffective Disorder, which makes it really difficult for those of us suffering from it, to receive understanding within society. Common reactions can range from complete ignorance, to assumptions that the disorder unequivocally equates to the notion that we are violent, or dangerous. There are a lot of very common misconceptions, that could be blotted out, with only a little bit of awareness. 

What is Schizoaffective Disorder?

Schizoaffective Disorder, is a serious psychiatric condition, in which individuals suffer from both psychotic, and affective (mood) issues. It is diagnosed, when symptoms of Schizophrenia, collide with symptoms of a mood disorder, such as Bipolar Disorder or Major Depressive Disorder. It is difficult to diagnose, as it can closely resemble other disorders, such as Schizophrenia, or Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic Features. There are many technicalities in the DSM-IV that differentiate these disorders, making the disorder something that requires professional observation, treatment, and maybe most importantly, time, to diagnose accurately. 

What can the symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder include? (Source: The Mayo Clinic)

  • Strange or unusual thoughts or perceptions
  • Paranoid thoughts and ideas
  • Delusions - having false, fixed beliefs
  • Hallucinations - eg./ hearing voices
  • Unclear or confused thoughts (disorganised thinking)
  • Periods of depression
  • Periods of manic moods/sudden increases in energy
  • Irritability or poor temper control
  • Suicidal thoughts, and/or thoughts of homicide
  • A speaking style that people sometimes can’t follow or understand
  • Behaviour at the extreme end of the spectrum, for example behaving in a bizarre way 
  • Problems with attention and memory
  • Lack of concern about hygeine and physical appearance 
  • Changes in energy and appetite
  • Sleep disturbances 

What are the treatments for Schizoaffective Disorder?

  • Anti-psychotic medications
  • Mood-stabilizing medications
  • Anti-depressants (usually in conjunction with at least one of the above)
  • Psychotherapy and counselling 
  • Family therapy
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy 

Are all people with Schizoaffective Disorder really dangerous? 

No, this is a stereotypical myth. Researchers have discussed that there is almost no conceivable way of figuring out whether environmental factors, or personality traits, account for the crime and violence that may occur in individuals with a mental illness. 

What to do if you think a loved one may be suffering with Schizoaffective Disorder? 

  • Make sure that they have the contact details of suicide helplines, and mental health helplines in their possession
  • Make sure you have the number of a mental health outreach team on your cell phone, in case things progress rapidly and your loved one needs immediate help
  • Talk to them about how they are feeling, and suggest that it might be time to have a chat to your Doctor
  • Reassure them, that you only want to make their life better
  • Get a referral to a knowledgable and reputable Psychiatrist, and make sure that they receive the help that they need
  • Don’t be angry or upset around them, if you feel that way, save that for your own time, and if you are struggling with what is going on for them, consider seeing a counsellor to help you deal with how you feel about what is going on

So, what is with the ribbon?

I have realised that there is no real official ribbon for Schizoaffective Disorder, well, at least not one I can find! So, I made one online. The grey, is representative of the Schizophrenia awareness ribbon, and symbolises the psychotic symptoms associated with Schizoaffective Disorder. The green lining, is representative of the affective (mood) components of Schizoaffective Disorder, as green is currently displayed upon the Bipolar Disorder awareness ribbon. Bipolar Disorder can involve manic episodes/depressive episodes/mixed episodes, so it is relevant to the Schizoaffective ribbon. This Schizoaffective Disorder ribbon represents that collision of psychotic and affective (mood) symptoms, which are so relevant in this disorder. 

The ribbon is transparent, so it won’t compromise your blog’s aesthetic goodness! Please pass this on. Love, hope, and strength to you. 

God, guys, this is so important. I’m tearing up. This is my disorder! Someone actually cared enough to raise awareness for my disorder!

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Please spread the word about this!!! Reblog if you need to. The Ukrainians are being killed by their own government, and the country is going into chaos…

OH MY GOD FUCKING THANK YOU SO MUCH FINALLY SOMEONE THAT GETS IT

For those of you that don’t usually read newspapers…

Last time I’ve seen the news, they mentioned 51 people already died, but there could be more, of course.

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So the Winter Olympics have actually now got me reasonably interested in ice hockey…anyone know of some places I can get hold of a basic rundown of the rules etc, because the BBC commentators are basically just going ‘Canada, America, they’re both taking a few shots but none of them are going in, aren’t they basically the same country anyway?’

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chocotaur:

I’m going to sleep

One last time, please, I place my trust in you one more time:

Venezuela is sinking. Tomorrow, cities will wake up fully militarized, and goodness only knows what will happen to anyone who dares to go out. Please, go through all the material in the #Venezuela…

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