Shocking Suicide Statistics That You Need to Know

Written by Hannah Blum We see and hear that mental health is being talked about more than ever. This is true. However, the topics we are failing to acknowledge are not only the most important, but if not recognized, they are the most deadly. The first step towards progress is creating awareness about the problem…

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10 Self-Love Tips for People With Mental Illness

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love When you live with mental illness, loving yourself feels wrong. As someone diagnosed with bipolar, I understand this internal battle. We live in a society that tells us we are unlovable, inadequate, unworthy, and deranged individuals. Enough is enough. It’s time we…

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Life With Mental Illness: 5 Signs Your Partner Is Gaslighting You

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love The first thing I tell people who ask me about revealing their diagnosis of mental illness to their partner is, keep a journal and note every change you see in their behavior, their reactions, and the general vibe in the…

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10 Empowering Quotes for People With Mental Illness

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love As a mental illness activist and someone living with bipolar, I know the importance of empowerment. We struggle to feel good about ourselves because we live in a society that tells us we are damaged goods. It’s time we come…

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The Wellness Movement’s Shaming of People With Mental Illness

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love It’s the topic we are afraid to talk about, but when it comes to the mental health conversation, it’s the number one thing we should be recognizing. We left one group of people out of the discussion, people with mental illness. The…

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A Letter To The World From A Girl With Bipolar

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love As someone living with bipolar I want to share a letter I wrote to the world. Included is a piece of artwork by one of the most well-known artists of modern-day, Donna Adi.  Dear World, My name is Hannah. I am…

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11 Ways To Cope With Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love As someone living with bipolar disorder, I know the emotional extremes that have come with the Coronavirus Pandemic. In this blog post I share 11 ways of coping with COVID-19 and things you can do to improve your mental health…

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30 Creative Writing Prompts for People Living With Mental Illness

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love I believe writing is one of the best ways to express yourself, especially when you live with mental illness. However, it’s hard to know where to start, which is why I have written creative prompts crafted for those of you living…

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If You Feel Empty Right Now, This Post Is for You

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love To all the people who feel empty right now, this post is for you. I know the pain of emptiness. One day you are full of everything, and the next day, drained of all emotion. It’s feeling everything and nothing…

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5 Ted Talks That Will Change the Way You View Mental Illness and Suicide

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love When you live with a mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar, or schizophrenia, one of the biggest challenges is living in a society that struggles to comprehend your condition. This is why public speaking platforms such as TED are…

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