The Mental Illness Box

When I was a very young child, my brain and mind were free and open to see and create beautiful visions for my life. I had a lifetime to make … Continue reading The Mental Illness Box

A Favorite Poem, and Today’s Thoughts

Today, I’d like to share a favorite poem that I heard many years ago when I was in the struggle of figuring out and accepting my diagnosis.  It resonated with … Continue reading A Favorite Poem, and Today’s Thoughts

“The Chasm”, a poem about my journey through deep depression

The Chasm A Poem, by Chelsea Walker It came, took me underground Away from light, far from home. I fought growing fog, yet The world became darkest black.   Where … Continue reading “The Chasm”, a poem about my journey through deep depression

To Be(er), Or Not To Be(er)

“Please Drink Responsibly” is the phrase slapped across every product you must be twenty-one years of age to purchase in the United States. Alcohol has been, is, and always will … Continue reading To Be(er), Or Not To Be(er)

Courage, (Insert your name here)

When I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I was 23 years old.  That was 12 years ago.  Although it was an intense situation and I had a lot of fear, … Continue reading Courage, (Insert your name here)

Creature Comforts

I did not have a pet growing up. My mother hates animals, and my father knew how to keep the peace. Not having a pet growing up, I didn’t know … Continue reading Creature Comforts

Become Limitless With Mental Illness

People say your mindset determines your destiny. I believe that to be true to a certain extent. We do not know when tragedy will strike or what obstacles will present … Continue reading Become Limitless With Mental Illness