I wrote a very popular post in the fall called 10 Things I am Grateful for in my Mental Health – Fall Edition and I wanted to make a list for the … Continue reading 10 Things I am Grateful for in my Mental Health in the New Year
I came across an interview NPR conducted with John Green about his new book, which was based on his own experience with OCD. I learned that John Green has been … Continue reading To My Fellow OCD-er
I was inspired by a song today, and I thought it would be the perfect introduction to today’s post. The Mental Illness Stigma – We’re All in This Together On … Continue reading We’re All in This Together
I am not sure that there is a right answer to this question. Don’t get me wrong, I am happy where my life is at the moment. I am moving … Continue reading Can We Ever Be Happy in This Mental Illness Life?
I was asked by a fellow writer to share a mental health resource by author Dyane Harwood called Birth of a New Brain-Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder which is … Continue reading A Mental Health Resource – The Bipolar Writer
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
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
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?
I suffer with OCD. I’m special? When I tell people that I’m on a psychiatric medication, people of course ask “For what?” The moment I tell them OCD, I see … Continue reading I suffer with OCD. I’m special?