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Letting Go

This piece was written as part of the blog series ‘My Mind, My Story’ for Mental Health Month 2021. Reflections are by mindshare writers with lived experience of mental health challenges. Content may contain triggering themes.   Letting Go: How experimentation, negotiation, and sacrifice became crucial tools in my mental health toolkit   I’ll be…

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Review: Little Miss Sunshine

Rated – M Content Warnings – Suicide, unexpected death, sex and drug references. Little Miss Sunshine is a darkly comic movie which was first released in 2006 as the directorial debut of husband-and-wife team Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton. It has been chosen as the 2021 Mental Health Month movie due to its relevance to…

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The 2021 mindshare Exhibition Is Live Across Adelaide City

A huge thank you to Adelaide City Libraries and North Adelaide Community Centre for supporting this year’s mindshare exhibition. We’re able to showcase a huge range of works in 2021, and reach so many more community members, which helps us start and build on important conversations this Mental Health Awareness Month. Lived Experience is so important in leading…

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Some Words On Resilience

This piece was written as part of the blog series ‘My Mind, My Story’ for Mental Health Month 2021. Reflections are by mindshare writers with lived experience of mental health challenges. Content may contain triggering themes.   “You don’t look like you have OCD.”  I get told that a lot.  What does that even mean? …

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Jack

This piece was written as part of the blog series ‘My Mind, My Story’ for Mental Health Month 2021. Content may contain triggering themes. I enjoy telling the story of how I got Jack. I said to my partner at the time that I’d like to have children, he suggested we go to the RSPCA…

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Unwelcome Truth

This piece was written as part of the blog series ‘My Mind, My Story’ for Mental Health Month 2021. Reflections are by mindshare writers with lived experience of mental health challenges. Content may contain triggering themes.   When I was asked if I would like to write a piece on how mental health stigma manifests…

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