Author: Lisa Capo

I’m Overcoming An Extreme Depressive Episode.

It has most definitely been too long since I’ve written anything, let alone had the energy or drive to do so.  That’s the thing about fighting the major depression when I least expect it, when there wasn’t a trigger. I think.  It could have honestly been a number of mundane things. I have been in

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Art And Fear

I am a stubborn “artist”. I have always enjoyed art.  I even went to college for Photography and Graphic Design immediately after high school.  I love what I create, but I’ve never thought about trying to sell anything until recently.  Mainly because I have always felt pushed to keep it to myself and go in a

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A Manic Rant.

Being manic is so intense.  It’s not as fun as you think, allow me to explain. Restless nights, Racing thoughts, grandiose, over the top behavior and ideas , the I am on top of the world superhero feeling that really just sucks you dry.  I know it’s not here forever, but it is irritating for

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How The Mental Health Stigma Makes Me Feel. For The Most Part.

stig·ma /ˈstiɡmə/ noun 1. a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. “the stigma of having gone to prison will always be with me” synonyms: shame, disgrace, dishonor;  stain, taint, blot, blot on one’s escutcheon, blemish, brand, mark, slur;  literarysmirch “the stigma of bankruptcy” Why do humans and animals find it necessary to evaluate those around them?  It is an

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Help End The Stigma Against Mental Illness.

    http://www.facebook.com/donate/412832945931866/41283294926519   Learn More about the National Alliance for Mental Illness. “With proper treatment, people can realize their full potential, cope with the stresses of life, work productively and meaningfully contribute to the world. Without mental health we cannot be fully healthy. Yet, understanding mental health isn’t only about being able to identify

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