Tag: mental illness

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Something that came up during a conversation on Twitter really made me stop and think…do people who suffer with chronic depression ever truly experience stabilization in their moods? A stabilization that lasts longer than a couple days, weeks, months? Maybe a year or two? It varies with different people because everyone is different. No one…

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I am nobody special. I am just another woman like so many others, who live with mental illness. Mine, in particular, being, Bipolar Disorder 1, Borderline Personality Disorder, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, and Anorexia. I am just another person in this world that has lived a not-so-great life. I tend to think of mine…

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I’m having a fight with myself, beating myself up until I’m bruised and weak.  I’m battling the recent constant thoughts that I’m a second rate woman. I’m going on other people’s facebook pages who I deem to be more attractive and I’m looking at their photos and wishing I could be more like them. Less…

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As many people with depression know, living with it is tricky. You can have good days and bad days. For me, sometimes it could go on for weeks or months before I find relief from the depression. It’s always about managing it, learning to enjoy the small happy moments, and trying to remember you’re worth…

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Writing about the things I do isn’t easy. Honestly, I tiptoe alot to keep my self from sounding like chicken little; that is, a small insignificant nobody who everyone thinks is just scared and crazy. 
I’m sure some people may color me as a religious nut who is using a book to explain the things…

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I was browsing twitter (great habit huh) the other day and I stumbled upon this post about a bot, that is designed to help you through some rough times. The creators are very strict about the fact that Woebot is not a therapist, and is not a substitute for your mental health care. I was very happy to read…

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Hello everyone! I was actually blessed to join this blog roughly 3 months ago, and I was too shy to honestly step out of my bubble. I’m proud to say I’m ready to say hello and welcome! Starting a blog is the best journey I’ve ever traveled and I can’t wait to keep climbing. I…

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I had a completely different blog post in mind when I sat down yesterday to hand write my post out before a tea date. I wanted to share other things with you, but I was pleasantly surprised last night when I turned on my laptop to discover a video that someone I admire posted online.…

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I’ve been hearing a lot of talk that suggests that people can’t get help with mental illness because of the stigma attached to it. Maybe….Thing is, I have encountered many people who struggle with mental illness that are quite vocal. In fact, they are vocal all the way to the grave. Discussion is just one part…

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Aug 22

Sustained 

Since I’m not a fan of engaging in trivial conquests like reinventing the wheel, I’d like to take an ancient approach to a seemingly novice affliction (anxiety). Here’s some pearls of wisdom “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.”‭‭ (Ecclesiastes‬ ‭1:9‬)…