Writers With Mental Illness

How I Used Writing To Overcome My Mental Health Struggles

Like many other writers with mental health struggles, using writing to heal has been a huge part of my mental health journey. When my first symptoms of Bipolar Disorder and a dissociative disorder were emerging, I began journaling. To keep from drowning in my emotions, I wrote about my extreme feelings of joy, anger, and…

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Coping With PTSD & Flashbacks Of My Rape

rape survivor

Rape Flashbacks Usually Happen After A Trigger Anyone with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder knows how flashbacks can interrupt and hinder lives. For those people without a knowledge of mental health issues, it can be hard to understand. Now, this isn’t time travel; however, in your mind, it feels like you are re-experiencing the trauma. It feels…

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