Gratitude and Altruism 

​The holiday season always brings a sense of gratitude and altruism for me. Seasonal depressive episodes are tough, but I know they are temporary so I have to push through them. Appreciating what I have and engaging in selfless acts help ground me around this time. Perspective is everything and thinking outside of myself helps … Continue reading Gratitude and Altruism 

Relationships and Mental Illness

​Relationships can be tricky when you are trying to manage a mental illness or love someone with a mental illness. There is educating yourself if you are newly diagnosed, but also educating your partner. There is determining your triggers, but also explaining to your partner how to recognize the signs. There is a constant battle, … Continue reading Relationships and Mental Illness