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When battling your own mind, it is challenging to love yourself. Yet, you must…even if you don’t feel like you can. Celebrate yourself. Treat yourself as though you are the most beloved individual on earth. Because…you…are. Be kind to yourself.

Hiding beneath the mental anguish, the pain, and the struggles…you…

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That’s me in the cover photo…just older.

I’m a forty-something introvert, mom, and writer and love hard rock and metal. It’s cathartic.

Have you ever watched Dead to Me? Christina Applegate’s character meditates via metal. It’s the scene in which I felt understood…that I’m not the only one who can find solace in such music.

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Regrets

I wish I could have a do-over at life. I would have gotten my college degree in something I was passionate about and not let fear guide me to a “safe” option. I would have pursued help for my mental health earlier so that I didn’t suffer as long and…

Alicia Rust

Writer. Lover of dark chocolate, coffee, tea, & being me. I’m an anxiety-ridden, bipolar 2 survivor... www.lifesodaily.com

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