I'm calling all my bipolar friends with a creative side!
There is an enormous amount of pressure on those of us with mental health disorders. Pressure we have to deal with on a daily basis. There is the medication and the everyday fight for normalcy. To add to the stress, there is dealing with mental illness in the work place. It’s a harsh reality for… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Mental Health at Work
I’m afraid to fly. I’m not afraid to fall. I’ve fallen so many times before. I perfect failure. It’s my specialty. Getting back up takes the strongest motivation combined with energy and a strong mental capacity. Do I have any of this stamina left in my heart? Crawling myself up out of that well; the… Continue reading Afraid to Fly
I won’t lie to you. There are several subjects that I let myself get riled over. It’s not something I’m proud of but I’m brutally honest with myself about it. Shaming others because of mental illness or chronic illness is a subject that I get intense over. Twenty seventeen is coming to a close and… Continue reading Don’t Shame Me for Needing Medication
Those of us with mental illness and/or chronic pain have a harder time to finding a partner with the patience to deal with all the baggage that we carry around daily. I have been one of those lucky ones to find someone with patience, compassion, and full of love. Wednesday (the 13th) was our two… Continue reading Dear Ricky
Ignorance is a two way street. We need to come together as a group if we want to erase the social stigmas our society has weighed so heavily on when it comes to mental health. Anyone who has come out to family, friends, or coworkers about mental health, regardless of the diagnosis, knows what I’m… Continue reading 6 Annoying Things to Say to Someone About Mental Health