{A state of well being in which you can realize your own abilities- cope with stressors of everyday life- work productively- contribution to community.}

SELF-ESTEEM- don't focus on negatives
NAME CALLING- self judgment is a no no
ANXIETY, ANGER, AGGRAVATION -- NONO

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TRIGGERS-
thrust issues, funeral, traumatic events-public
money, decision making, house-moving
no access to meds.
lack of support system - Social Services can help/

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THOUGHTS
- no shoulda coulda woulda. Just do it.

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FEELINGS
anxiety- feeling empty, lonliness.

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BODY REACTION
-chest pains, short of breath, dizzy, want to sleep, adrenaline (too much, too little)
-anger-wanting everything to be good.

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BEHAVIORS
-comfort seeking
-violence//wall punching
-selfharm
-exercise/ cleaning -to bring order.
-self loathing
-shame, guilt
-self-medicate
-or just doing nothing- all day,, err day.

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SELF CARE
what is it?
-care for you and by YOU!
who engages in self care? EVERYONE SHOULD.
girrl take a shower, brush your hair n get your nails done x

why? -positive thoughts, behaviors, feelings & body reactions.

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[[[[[[[doctor told me i was bipolar when i was 16. been on lithium, olanzipine and now on abilify+ olanzipine. went to go see a shrink and she basically told me " from what you just briefly told me about your life... this is where you end up at. youre too much- all over the place.... at this point theyre just tryna put you in the best category.]]]]]]]]

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