today i came across these beautiful guideposts to wholehearted living, written by dr. brené brown in her book daring greatly: how ... read more
YOU ARE NOT ALONEone in five people will experience a mental health condition in any given year. i am one of them - maybe you are too.
I AM NOT MY DIAGNOSISi live with mental illness but i am not defined by it. my diagnosis is not my flaw and not my fault. it's just one part of me.
RECOVERY IS A PROCESSrecovery doesn't happen one day. recovery happens every day. it isn't easy but i believe that i am worth it.
if you were me if you were me and if i were writing this for you i would acknowledge your pain. i would honor your anger. i ... read more
summer has come and passed the innocent can never last wake me up when september ends ring out the bells ... read more
deep inside i do not connect with perfect pictures and sugary sweet stories that seem to lack meaning and heart and soul i ... read more
the fear is here it's all around it's in the air i breathe it looks back at me in the mirror it is sitting on my shoulder, ... read more
on wednesday i was invited to participate in a facebook live video chat with this is my brave, one of my favorite mental health ... read more
in march of 2014 - almost exactly four years ago - i got sick. i was hospitalized for the first (but not the last) time for severe ... read more
i have had an extraordinarily difficult week. the worst week i've had in the last three years of recovery. last thursday i ... read more
depression i hate you why don't you ever go away and leave me alone? i hate the way you twist my ... read more