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Jess Filippone

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3 Tips to Make Organization One Less Thing to Worry About

My name is Jess, and I am diagnosed with high-functioning anxiety disorder (HFAD). To break down why my specific diagnosis is different from generalized anxiety disorder, those who deal with HFAD on a daily basis are mentally programmed to focus heavily on details, overthink, and overanalyze. These behaviors and ways of thinking are often times thought of as a subconscious masking of our ...
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President Trump’s 2018 Budget: What’s Getting Cut in the Health Department?

On May 23, the Trump administration released his full 2018 budget proposal, which details many of the changes that may be made to the United States federal government's spending.  Outrage from politicians, mayors, outside parties, and citizens followed the release of these plans.  According to the Washington Post, the Environmental Protection Agency, the State Department, and the Agriculture ...
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Being Ill in Any Way Is Better When You Are Not Alone

 Jess shares how her "face-to-face" battle with mental illness has made her a stronger person. A few years ago, Jess would have told you, "my disorder has destroyed me." But after consciously confronting her illness head on and developing a caring support system, she no longer views her anxiety as a weakness, but as a strength. Read her blog below: ...
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High Functioning Anxiety

 I have high functioning anxiety. What is high functioning anxiety, you ask? Strangely, it doesn't mean that my anxiety is constantly functioning and that it is constantly in effect. It actually has nothing to do with the amount of anxiety you feel on a daily basis....
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