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 am a planning type of person and knowing that SAD months are the hardest for me. I plan with my therapist to see her more frequently. In contrast, in the summer months, I only see my therapist once or twice a month.
It has been a long process. Seriously. There were so many days where I wanted to quit it all and give up my dreams of sharing my experiences with mental … Continue reading Finally an Update I Will Love- My Memoir
It’s that time again: time to cure our depression. Way back in May, I proposed that curing isn’t exactly possible -BUT I listed 11(ish) ideas that will help a bunch. … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
I am in awe, and a few days late. I have been busy, and all of sudden I look up and my blog has grown both in contributor bloggers and … Continue reading In a Blink of an Eye…
This is another addition my interview feature series on The Bipolar Writer. This is the story of Liz S. A Story of Loss, Death, and Living with Bipolar Disorder Loss … Continue reading Interview Feature Story: Liz S.
I sat in the waiting room clutching papers in my hand. For two weeks I had prepared to tell my doctor that I finally began seeing a therapist and that … Continue reading Stabilize
If you have ever ridden a roller coaster, you understand the excitement and fear that courses through your mind and body as you burst through the track. You experience such … Continue reading Introduction
I have been genuinely overwhelmed by the mental health community this month in the right way. The outpour of people willing to share a piece of their own writing that … Continue reading Contributor Writer’s for The Bipolar Writer Blog
Hi Everyone. I am continuing to share more guest blog post spots on The Bipolar Writer Blog. Today I share the story from the following blogger Leon, you can find … Continue reading My Therapist
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
For years I searched for a reason or cause for my anxiety. Some of us have these demons because of something traumatic that happened to us. This however, is not … Continue reading Trauma Didn’t Cause This