6 Astounding Must Watch Ted Talks About Mental Health!

There are two things in this world that inspire me:  A good glass of Vino and Ted Talk’s on mental health.  These listed Ted Talk’s helped me come forward about my own diagnosis of Bipolar II disorder.  Each Talk is completely different, and gives you a separate outlook on mental illness.  You won’t regret watching!  I would…

‘Okay To Say’ Famous Texans Standing Up To Mental Illness Stigma 

 Okay, I have to admit when I think of Texas, the images of big hats, cowboy boots, and a very conservative perspective on things appears instinctively. So you can imagine my surprise when I woke up this early morning, and saw a mental health movement started in Texas called ‘Okay To Say,’ a mental health…

The Moment I Realized Mental Illness Is Real

We were sitting in our room, and she lifted up her sleeve slowly.  “This is why I am here” she said.  Carved with a butchers knife into her arm and across her body, were the words, Help Me.  She was 13. 2 days prior… It was the tenth day at the mental health facility, and…

25 Quotes You Need To Read

Inspirational quotes that help keep my mind steady, my feet moving, my heart loving and my hands giving… Follow Halfway2hannah on Instagram @halfway2hannah

Why Bipolar Has Kept Me Off Dating Apps!

“It’s the world we live in Hannah, face it” is what was said by my best friend when I told her I refused to get on a ‘dating’ application on my phone.  After a couple beers, she persuaded me to download one.  As you are aware, like with any social media, the profile picture and fio come…

When It Is Time To Take Your Child To Therapy

If your child had a high fever would you take him/her to the doctor?  If he/she was diagnosed with the flu, would you get them the help they needed to heal?  I am hoping the answer to these questions is Yes, otherwise you might be the one who needs therapy. The stigma around mental illness not…

Ronda Rousey loses fight and almost takes her own life

Everyone needs a good ass whooping once in awhile to make them humble, but not when it is broadcasted worldwide.  In November 2015, UFC female superstar, Ronda Rousey, was defeated by her opponent, Holly Holm, in a fight that went viral. Little did Rousey know the loss would be irrelevant compared to the battle she…