Just because we all need to be reminded how good we truly are from time to time. This is a little inspirational free verse poem. I hope you like it. … Continue reading Be a Mona Lisa
I feel like a hypocrite writing this post. Few weeks back, I wrote about how I do not want to be treated “special” because I suffer from a “rare” mental … Continue reading I feel protective over my “enemies”
“I be high, then I be low.”-Kid Kudi But seriously, this is how my life used to be. Before I sought out help to maintain my moods and take control … Continue reading Whelmed.
It is difficult to accept when you first learn you have a mental illness. Sometimes it’s a shock when the doctor tells you, but you believe and trust the doctor … Continue reading When Mental Illness Can Be Difficult to Accept
I believe that is what leads to getting me sick. The funny thing about me getting sick is that just days before my dad told me to slow down or it could start affecting my overall health. I knew he was right, but I didn’t slow down.
Today I learnt for the first time in my entire life that I have a Severe Mental Disorder. SMD for short. SMD for those in the know. Because it usually … Continue reading Severely Mis-Diagnosed
What is going on? This is how it began. My diagnosis. It began with anger that I seemingly couldn’t control. It came out of nowhere and had no reasoning. I … Continue reading Throwing Anger Around Like Confetti.
Between now and the end of the year is a fantastic time. We see family and friends, meet for coffee, eat some amazing food, and shop for those special people … Continue reading Stay Safe This Holiday Season – A Mental Health Advisory Post
I will be down for a few days, caught a bad bug. I will be back as soon as possible. Part two of my letter will have to wait, and … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer is Sick
I am an outspoken person when it comes to mental health. It is clear that I am a passionate advocate for bipolar and depression. I feel like I would be … Continue reading Survivor Shame.
So, here are ten things I am grateful for in my mental health– fall edition.
I am so sick of everyone in this country calling White mass shooters “mentally ill”. Perhaps they are, perhaps not. But it shows a deep misunderstanding of what it is … Continue reading The Stigma of Mental Illness