This was what led me to become my best self.
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
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
I would really love to work with an organization as a writer to further help the cause. I want to do this for life. There are non profit organizations that can and will help rehabilitate individuals who desperately need help when they can’t afford it. I am lucky I have help and support. I want
I am truly thankful for everyone in my life, and everything that I have gone through which has led me to be the person I am today. It has never been easy to live with a mental illness, but I know how to do it now. Somewhat comfortably. We need to end the stigma toward
I would like to help people understand what mental illness does to those who suffer. First of all, it is not a walk in the park. It is not something we can just change at the snap of a finger. We hold jobs we cannot keep, leaving gaps in employment, making it difficult to move
This is heavy and personal. I think I’m just having one of those days but here it is. Today when I woke up I thought a lot about my life. When I Say that, I really mean it. I had a full-blown existential crisis. I don’t know what I’m supposed to be doing anymore. This
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
Bipolar Disorder is tough. However, I believe it makes us stronger. Never, ever give up. Life is hard enough as it is and we are warriors. Just a thought.
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
I am such a movie buff! I love dramas, horror movies, comedies, art films you name it. Some of my favorite directors include David Fincher, Stanley Kubrick, Lars Von Trier, Darren Aronofsky, Gus Van Sant, Wes Anderson, The Coen Brothers, and many more. Check out some of their movies, you won’t be disappointed. The
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
It saddens me that creating a fundraiser for myself, potentially helping me by getting a disability lawyer, it is creating so much hate. Do you understand that I am sick? What makes this less serious than raising money for someone’s cancer treatment etc? I can’t afford what this illness is continuously taking from me anymore!