It’s important to have people around that can be empathetic and sympathetic. Both provide effective support through mental health. Some people use them interchangeably but there are key differences. Sympathy… Read more Empathy and Sympathy →
Awareness is key. When I need time to myself, I take it because I know the impact it can have on me. I know my triggers and when I’m mentally… Read more Know your limits →
This is definitely a personal one because it took some introspection to see how huge of an impact it can make in someone’s life. I know what it is like… Read more Perspectives →
My mother died my junior year in college. I went right back to school after her funeral. I was numb and I didn’t want to deal with my feelings. I… Read more Bereavement →
Routine provides stability and comfort because it provides you with expectations. Yet it can lead to stagnation and inability to handle change. When I learn to accept that there are… Read more Flexibility in my accountability →
Since my About Me page is a little discreet and lacking information, I thought I would do an introduction with utilizing questions from @beccadoeslifethings’ post. I hope it gives some insight into my story/journey and why I’m passionate about changing the tone and view of mental illnesses. What mental illness do you have? I have been diagnosed with Bipolar II Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Bulimia. I have a history of OCD tendencies and was misdiagnosed at first with Clinical Depression. When were you diagnosed? I was diagnosed at the age… Read more Introduction →
May is Mental Health Awareness month. Fight stigma and break the silence.
Never judge the quality of your wisdom on the lack of listeners. Lessons that I have learned regarding my mental illness has made me a better person and given me… Read more Sharing without conviction →