I have an older brother who is just under a year older than me. My mother always reassuringly tells me how she felt suicidal when she found out she was … Continue reading Voice for the Voices
I’ve read about the mental healthcare systems abroad, some of the “things” that are available (like therapy) and thought a lot about ours. I’m not suggesting that things are rosy … Continue reading The Craziness of Mental Health
Many of us in the mental illness community can trace our “story” from the very beginnings, and many stories start when we were teenagers. In my own experience when I … Continue reading Taylor’s Interview Feature
I wanted to share a chapter from the first draft of my memoir. I have written about insomnia before but this is an extended version of what it is like … Continue reading My Insomniac Life
As human beings, regardless of our backgrounds, we’ve become conditioned to evaluate our success in life based on the monetary value of our material possessions. The impact of this trending … Continue reading The Long Road to Betterment
The Journey to Recovery Recovery. It’s where each of us in the mental illness community strives to reach in our lives. It can feel impossible at times because with a … Continue reading Eve’s Interview Feature
Hi. My name’s Chelsea and I’m writing to you from the safety of my computer. It’s not just safe for me, though. It’s safe for you, too. And you over … Continue reading Come Back
I learned from another blogger that May is Mental Health Awareness Month. I think many of us with mental health concerns find the stigma around it to be truly terrifying. … Continue reading The First and Last of the Dark Days
I have suffered from depression on and off for much of my life. Some episodes have been worse than others. But with each one, in time they passed. While I … Continue reading My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?
I have never lived a life before. This is my first time living my life. I wasn’t sure how to do it. I did that best I could, but made … Continue reading Lost in the Forest of Mental Illness
Wow. How did I get here? I haven’t written much lately on my blog. I have had little energy in April to focus on the things that I need to … Continue reading My Longest Depression Cycle of 2018
I am sure you have been asked this question before. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? I have recently pondered this question myself. For some people this is an … Continue reading Which Vert are You?