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
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.
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
recovery isn't linear. i remember my case manager saying this to me when i was first discharged from the hospital. it doesn't go ... read more
i woke up to the sound of an alarm going off. at first i thought it was mine and, half asleep, i rolled over and slapped the ... read more
i've hit a rough patch. and those of you who live with mental illness know how frustrating it is. i work hard every single day to ... read more