Where Has The Bipolar Been? Since starting this blog over a year ago, this is perhaps the longest it has been between writing posts for my blog. I have been … Continue reading A Mental Health Update for the Bipolar Writer
In the late fall of 2016 I was at my lowest point mentally of my entire 25 years on Earth. I laid in bed most of the day, suicidal thoughts … Continue reading Finding My Antidepressant Match
Lamictal. Rexulti. Seroquel. This is my religion. I am at their mercy They are my Gods Whenever I am reminded how much three little pills balance out my life, I … Continue reading Three Little Pills.
Hi, I’m Chelsea. I drive a minivan. I didn’t want to drive a minivan. When people learn that I do drive one, they start assuming other things about me. They also assume: I … Continue reading What’s the Make, Model, and Year of Your Mental Health Struggle?
Several years ago, it became hard to go into public places without using the “buddy system.” I’m not exactly sure why this happened but I believe it stemmed from years … Continue reading Social Anxiety: Earning My “I Voted” Sticker
A Dark Phase Is Over By : Francesca Seopa A dark phase and struggle is over. A new phase is upon you – one of hope, glory, light and triumph. … Continue reading A Dark Phase Is Over
The Nature Of Wisdom By: Francesca Seopa Sometimes if we just pause for a moment, Things become a little clearer, we learn something. These moments are everything, and we find … Continue reading The Nature Of Wisdom
A month ago I wrote about how I wasn’t feeling depressed, that I was able to feel happy and be productive (check it out here). It was really great while … Continue reading Falling Back Into Depression
For a while, I have not been able to write. I was consumed by working to save lives (through amazing organizations), buying beads to make awesome jewelry in the future, … Continue reading Tweenager Teachers
This is the first chapter of my memoir. I will be done writing my memoir at the end of November. Please take a read. I welcome and greatly appreciate ALL … Continue reading Shame Ate My Soul
Losing Hopes To Despair: Thus Passes A Lifetime by: Francesca Seopa There’s a battle being fought behind the curtain An enemy awaits me, on that I’m certain There are blows … Continue reading Losing Hopes To Despair
I am learning to use my mindfulness breathing before my anxiety hits a high level, which has been a fascinating experiment. I do about fifteen minutes in the morning and spurts of three-five minutes throughout my day as a part of my routine. That is the other thing that I am getting back–a routine.