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my back injury

On March 3, 2006, I was a 19-year-old college freshman playing beach volleyball in Florida on spring break. It was a tish windy but we wanted to get in one final game before we packed up to make the long drive back to Indiana. My partner set me and I jumped to hit. The wind… Continue reading my back injury

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4 steps to help overcome negative thoughts

“I am a worthless piece of crap.” “I am ugly and undesirable.” “I am a burden to my loved ones.” “I am better off dead.” Thoughts like these always seem to be on the forefront of my mind. When dealing with mental illness, our minds can be a master manipulator, a liar, and a thief… Continue reading 4 steps to help overcome negative thoughts