I have outgrown friendships, love-ships and family-ships that did not celebrate accomplishments. I stopped supporting people who disappeared whenever life got a little tough. I learnt to respect myself.
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
Hello, there! Feeling depressed? I’m here to offer you a little encouragement. Perhaps you are familiar with James Edgar Skye’s favorite life maxim: Keep fighting. What does that mean, exactly? Is … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Never Give Up, Never Surrender
the biggest lie your eating disorder will ever tell you is that you’re almost there— that there is a set point for your happiness, which you will reach once you … Continue reading Enough
What I share below is something I never have verbalized to anyone in full. I share here, in a judgment-free zone, to start a conversation about something I feel is … Continue reading You Are Enough
Since this is the first post of 2018, I wanted to talk about a familiar subject, but in a different context. I have written before about how role-playing video games … Continue reading Ideas to Ease Depression
If you have ever ridden a roller coaster, you understand the excitement and fear that courses through your mind and body as you burst through the track. You experience such … Continue reading Introduction
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
i would be lying if i said recovery was easy– if i pretended it didn’t bother me that my tiny waist has expanded; that my clothes still fit, but fit … Continue reading Restoration
I used to get really scared when I was having a Down Day. You know the feeling, the one that many of us call the “Sunday Scaries?” It’s that “I … Continue reading Down Day
My Weekly Wrap-up 2/11 – 2/17 #TheBipolarWriter What happened on the Bipolar Writer Blog this week.