As human beings, regardless of our backgrounds, we’ve become conditioned to evaluate our success in life based on the monetary value of our material possessions. The impact of this trending … Continue reading The Long Road to Betterment
The Journey to Recovery Recovery. It’s where each of us in the mental illness community strives to reach in our lives. It can feel impossible at times because with a … Continue reading Eve’s Interview Feature
Hi. My name’s Chelsea and I’m writing to you from the safety of my computer. It’s not just safe for me, though. It’s safe for you, too. And you over … Continue reading Come Back
I learned from another blogger that May is Mental Health Awareness Month. I think many of us with mental health concerns find the stigma around it to be truly terrifying. … Continue reading The First and Last of the Dark Days
I have suffered from depression on and off for much of my life. Some episodes have been worse than others. But with each one, in time they passed. While I … Continue reading My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?
Many of us in the mental illness community can trace our “story” from the very beginnings, and many stories start when we were teenagers. In my own experience when I … Continue reading Taylor’s Interview Feature
I have never lived a life before. This is my first time living my life. I wasn’t sure how to do it. I did that best I could, but made … Continue reading Lost in the Forest of Mental Illness
Wow. How did I get here? I haven’t written much lately on my blog. I have had little energy in April to focus on the things that I need to … Continue reading My Longest Depression Cycle of 2018
I am sure you have been asked this question before. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? I have recently pondered this question myself. For some people this is an … Continue reading Which Vert are You?
I can trace Bipolar disorder in my family in at least three generations on my family tree. It’s interesting looking at my own tree, it feels like walking through a … Continue reading Does Bipolar Disorder Run in Families?
Everyone needs to feel valued and know they have a purpose in life. It is essential for recovery and living a life with mental illness to know you have a … Continue reading Find Your Purpose
After giving birth to my first child 25 years ago, I was diagnosed with postpartum depression and was treated with antidepressants until my OB doctor realized he could not help … Continue reading Giving Birth Was Supposed to be the Happiest Moment of My Life