Being a positive role model and being open about your struggles lets others know that there is a light at the end of whatever tunnel they are currently lost in. … More 3 Ways Sharing Your Story Helps Others
I distract myself in order to continue living. The life I live is nothing but habit, going from one day to the next with my head down, enthralled by its distractions. … More The Delusional Deception of Depression
I am stuck at the constant speed of discomfort, a speed that, much like my life, is not my own. It’s a speed that tries to please everyone, and therefore pleases no one. … More Anxiety: The Constant Speed of Discomfort
Why it’s bad for all of us and what to do about it. … More 3 Ways Stigma Hurts Us
After months of crying, panic attacks and growing increasingly bitter… I finally stopped asking myself, “Who would hire a manic-depressive schizophrenic?” and starting asking myself… … More Working From Home With A Mental Illness
Every day, you wake up and reset like your batteries went dead. You ask yourself all the questions again:
Am I real?
Is the world real?
Are they all puppets?
Am I the star of a TV show?
Am I sick or am I special?
And always, three times a day… Should I take my meds? … More A Letter to My Schizophrenia
Before I was scared of never pushing myself enough or by the thought of failing my eating-disorder-focused mind. Now I’m scared that I can’t trust my instincts. I’m scared because I want to listen to my anorexia a lot of times. I’m scared that I will never feel normal around food again. I’m scared that I will always live with this guilt and fear. I’m scared to let my family down. I’m scared to let myself down. I’m scared that I will always be obsessed with food. … More Recovery, Relapse & My Eating Disorder