Writers With Mental Illness

Stigma In Schizophrenia Books: January First Book Review

Even though I was diagnosed in 2015, I am still learning about myself and my brain illness, schizoaffective disorder. Schizoph

Bipolar And Writers: 6 Tips To Finish Writing Projects

Like many bipolar writers (and neurotypical writers), my writing life has been filled with doubt and indecision. I had my own

What To Do When When No One Understands Your Mental Illness

One thing every single person who has experienced mental health issues can agree on is the loneliness. From depression and anx

32 Coping Skills For Anxiety And Depression

Coping skills are exactly what they sound like: skills to help you cope with stressful situations. They are one of the most im

Dissociative Identity Disorder: Host And Alters

Have you ever woken up to a natural disaster? Tornado sirens, an earthquake, rising flood waters? That is what it’s like

How To Deal With Art Snobs

Dealing With My Inner Art Snob As a writer, I’ve dealt with quite a few art snobs. From the students in my creative writ

3 Ways To Use Creativity To Cope

Utilizing The Connection Between Creativity And Health While adult coloring books for stress and anxiety relief have been on t

Writing With Depression And Anxiety

Art and Identity It’s a strange thing to consider yourself a vessel for stories; it might not be so strange when, in school,

A Letter To All Neurodivergent Creatives

When it comes to depression and anxiety, there can be a tendency to “feel more deeply,” which can be great for connecting

Why Chronic Illness Recovery Is Messy (And What To Do About It)

A few weeks ago, I saw my therapist and we talked about my chronic illness recovery. To my surprise, she told me I’ve b