In my last post I talked about the importance of living in a way that promotes the positive, that celebrates the good, because frankly people / this person with mental … Continue reading Mental Health Matters
This is not my normal type of post, however, I found this in a box of old writings while searching for something else and I wanted to share, unedited. It … Continue reading Stars in the Darkness
My writer’s ink has literally dried up in the last few weeks. At first it was a “I’m too busy” thing, then it was a “people are helping me access … Continue reading A New Kind of Stigma
Of course, if you or someone you love suffers from a depressive disorder, you know what I am talking about, but a lot of people think having depression just means that you are sad. They may say “what do you have to be depressed about?” or “how can you be depressed when you have so much going for you?” I get that one a lot.
it was always an ideal to me mental illness was a theory, a concept of something tragic that could never touch someone like me because girls with dimpled smiles and … Continue reading Masquerade
It’s been a bit since I have submitted a piece for publishing. Previously, I wanted what I submitted to be a great, awesome piece that touches the heart of millions. … Continue reading Maintaining a Positive Mindset
I have an older brother who is just under a year older than me. My mother always reassuringly tells me how she felt suicidal when she found out she was … Continue reading Voice for the Voices
I’ve read about the mental healthcare systems abroad, some of the “things” that are available (like therapy) and thought a lot about ours. I’m not suggesting that things are rosy … Continue reading The Craziness of Mental Health
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4M’s Bipolar Mom explores accessing mental health services in Africa
You heard it first hear first folks, I would like to guest blog on other mental health blogs. I am looking to stretch my legs a bit this month. For … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer Wants to Guest Blog?
I have two spots left on my roster on my contributor blogger list for The Bipolar Writer blog. If you are interested please email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org. If enough people … Continue reading Two Spots Left