Self-Stigma & Mental Illness (Encouragement for the Holiday)

Sometimes the self-stigma of mental illness overcomes us - especially around the holidays.

While it would be ideal to feel no self-stigma, mental illness symptoms can be easily aggravated by holiday stress, leaving us especially vulnerable to negative thoughts and self-stigma. Rachel Miles, author of the 'Surviving Mental Health Stigma' blog, offers some encouraging words and reminders to take care of yourself, especially when stress is high.

Get encouraged! Learn some mental health self-care activities that can help keep holiday stress -- and self-stigma -- at bay. Watch this.

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