“Too much” or just being human?

Few weeks ago, I wrote about my fear of not being a capable therapist as someone who struggles with my own mental health. I’ll be starting graduate school this fall … Continue reading “Too much” or just being human?

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You Don’t Need to be Ashamed of Being Hospitalized for your Mental Illness

Why is it that we’ve normalized being in the hospital for physical illnesses; but when it comes to mental health you’re immediately labeled crazy for being hospitalized. Society has played … Continue reading You Don’t Need to be Ashamed of Being Hospitalized for your Mental Illness

Chronic Illness is NOT Invisible

I have been quiet for a while, not posting in this forum, cause well nothing new happened.  I stayed at home, tried to avoid the public health system, heck, public … Continue reading Chronic Illness is NOT Invisible

An angry blogger

I originally created my personal blog to share raw and vulnerable truth in fighting the battle in mental illness. Slowly, it became a breathing ground for me to vent and … Continue reading An angry blogger

Being a Highly Sensitive Person

Recently I learned about the term Highly Sensitive Person or HSP. I have always been a sensitive person but I didn’t know there was some sort of acronym to describe … Continue reading Being a Highly Sensitive Person

10 Things I am Grateful​ for in my Mental Health​ in the New Year

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

To My Fellow OCD-er

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

We’re All in This Together

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

Can We Ever Be Happy in This Mental Illness Life?

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?

A Mental Health Resource – The Bipolar Writer

  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 protective over my “enemies”

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”

Whelmed.

“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.