A Glimpse into Michael Phelps’ Battle With Depression Written By Carley Wright Illustrated By Nicole Christopher    We all like to think the people we look up to, those who are our role models, have an unquestionable strength, far beyond our own. A strength that allows them to be undeniably invincible; a strength that protects them…

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By: Katy Egan Taylor could never seem to find the right path, which to their confusion, and immense frustration, made no sense. They had everything together. They were rich, good at their job, had a beautiful family; successful in every possible way. So why did it feel like something was missing? For someone who should…

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In celebration of February being Black History Month, we’d like to highlight a few BIPOC who are making history today, by changing the face of therapy and shifting the dialogue regarding mental health in the most positive way! Here are 5 Influential BIPOC Mental Health Advocates of Today: 1.  Dr. Jennifer Mullan  Dr. Jennifer Mullan,…

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Meditation is an avenue towards self-love. It’s a pathway towards peace, forgiveness and patience. Patience with ourselves, patience with others. Loving yourself is selfish. Meditation is selfish. These are good things. Being selfish with our time. Being selfish with our mind. These are good things. We decide who we are and who we become… only…

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Dear Past Self, This is a strange sensation, writing this letter to you. I wouldn’t say that this letter will be the romanticized script you have anticipated. I’ve always imagined that whenever I came around to writing this letter, I would be filled to the brim with knowledge and wisdom. I would be able to…

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Monday is a great day to meditate. Mostly because meditate and Monday both start with M. Partly because everyday is a great day to meditate. As an introduction, we wanted to get you all excited about the power of meditation. We’ve all tried mediation before. Most people’s experience with it is through guided meditation, which…

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Introduction to our community and newsletter. NYC Nature, HOPE is a community and a home, providing a platform to an uncertain generation during an uncertain time. A platform for dreamers and doers to find their purpose. A community of friends sharing ideas, experiences and stories. Our main purpose is to break down stigmas around mental…

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By Michelle Scruggs In today’s society, where technology reigns supreme, so many things can be expressed through different forms of media.  Mental health and mental illness are no exception to this.  There are many examples, but I think that one of the most influential ones is the 2015 Disney Pixar movie Inside Out.  For any…

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Warning: This article contains information in reference to suicide and self-harm. If you are sensitive to these topics please read with caution. We also ask that if you or anyone who is suffering with thoughts of self-harm or suicide to reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255. This blog is for informational and awareness…

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