While celebrities sharing their struggles with mental illness does a great deal to chip away at the stigma, ordinary people need to see that other ordinary people also have struggles with mental illnesses.
Many mental illnesses affect both men and women however men may be less likely to talk about their feelings and seek help.
The next second could be your best… just hang in there.
Food is not going to fix dysfunctional thinking patterns or trauma we’ve experienced.
A journey with a poem.
The failure to recognize distinct symptoms, points to just how poorly OCD is understood.
Living with intense depression, embracing it like an old friend, and trying to dig yourself out of that hole.
I came to realize that morality is not some omniscient magical force; morals are rules decided on by human beings.
Mental health is yet another aspect of one’s identity that they may cause somebody to experience oppression.
Thoughts are just a string of words, no more, no less and can be let go of.
I had no idea that my monthly binges on over the grocery counter Kratom and alcohol were linked to my mental health diagnosis; nor did I know that there was such a thing as dual-diagnosis groups.
The unofficial unemployment survival guide: tip number 14.
Depression does not always look, sound, or act like we would imagine. As an illness, depression is just as complex as any other disease of the brain.
Depression is a disease of inaction, of paralysis. At least, that’s how it manifests for me.
By wearing my problems on my sleeve, keeping them out in the open, I’ve taken away most of their power.
The internal battle.