Writers With Mental Illness

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

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,

Why Finding Happiness Was Easier (And Harder) Than I Thought

Not too long ago, I had doubts. Doubts about who I was, what I did in this world, why I was here and if others would l

How My Mental Illness Fuels Me To Help Others

I’ve been suffering from depression for as long as I can remember. I wasn’t truly diagnosed until I was nineteen and i

Growing Up With Dissociative Identity Disorder

My name is Kenjō. I’m a high school student with dissociative identity disorder (DID) who has had two alters for around

Living With Schizophrenia

Imagine this, an 18-year-old lad with budding schizophrenia, who, as a gardener, had a closer friendship with soil than with s

Reminder: Depression Is REAL

It’s easy to say that someone has “the blues” or they are just “lazy,” letting the world pass them by. It’s easy t

Being A Caregiver With Fibromyalgia & Depression

It was easy to hide the pain of fibromyalgia when I worked full time and was constantly on the go. Hide the limp, hide the gri

Coping With PTSD & Flashbacks Of My Rape

Rape Flashbacks Usually Happen After A Trigger Anyone with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder knows how flashbacks can interrupt a

When Anxiety Turns To Anger

I am an anxious person. I am an angry person. Every time I drive I find myself screeching against the windows, pounding the wh