A Note of Changes for Collaborators I wanted to preface this blog post with this, I know the collaborators are busy people with many things that are commanding their time. … Continue reading Collaborator Changes & New Contributors
Life has been tough for me lately, and the mental exhaustion has been significant. I hate saying that because I am stronger than all the symptoms of my mental illness. … Continue reading Mental Exhaustion
This is not a gardening blog. Just as well because I am not a gardener. But which of us is not encouraged by Spring? It’s a cold one here in … Continue reading Spring, Mental Health style
I once read that a good strategy in dealing with bipolar is to recognize what is an episode and what is just a run of the mill bad day. … Continue reading The List.
I have been through the emotional gauntlet the past month and a half. For about a month I dealt with the worst depression cycle of the young year. When I … Continue reading My Self-Doubts
I’m having a very difficult day today. My anxiety levels are high while my depression is begging for me to crawl into bed where I can fall apart. Since my … Continue reading Encouraging Myself Before I Snap
It could be the time of year. I always struggle to find my focus during the colder winter months. The recent time change has allowed me to be more productive and I see that my mental health is improving, which is everything. It is a small sample size, but I am always better when the weather is much better.
Depression has consumed my life. I take my medicine, I go to the doctor, and I push myself to list the positives when I want to dwell on the … Continue reading A Little Reminder to Myself.
When I initially started going for therapy, I masked my pain by being overly positive. I was constantly watching meditation videos on YouTube, reading motivational books and novels. Thinking that … Continue reading The Dark Side of Extreme Positivity
My goal in my Patreon account is for me to connect with my followers to a point where they become a part of the experience. I have created tiers on my Patreon account that give a patron a level of access to my writing that has never before been seen.
Burnout and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C/PTSD) are rarely talked about. I think, for the most part, burnout and fatigue are the most debilitating symptoms that I have to … Continue reading Burnout And Complex PTSD
In This Mental Illness Life, Things Change Fast For the last two days, I had a rare feat even for someone that is dealing with Bipolar One–a rapid cycling mixed … Continue reading Rapid Cycling Mixed Episode