When you are a woman with a mental illness, you feel misunderstood in so many ways, and struggle to find things that make you feel settled in your wilderness of emotions and forest of a mind. As a woman living with bipolar disorder the one thing that fulfills this part of me is words written … Read more 16 Beautiful Quotes for Women With Mental Illness
6 Things You Should Know About People Living with a Mental Illness Mental health is a topic that many people in society think they know so much about when in reality they know too little. Ignorance is the most devastating illness that plagues our society. The only cure is knowledge, so let me save you … Read more 6 Things You Should Know About People Living with a Mental Illness
How to Mentally Survive a Breakup: Stay off Social Media I am not a relationship expert, but I’ve had my heart broken more than I’d like to admit. On this journey in heartbreak, I realized that a significant part of emotionally surviving a breakup is to take a break from anything that could be toxic … Read more How to Mentally Survive a Breakup: Stay off Social Media
If you are looking for me to say how much I hate my life with bipolar 2 disorder, you will not find it in this post. It does not define me, but it is a major part of who I am. If you erase my bipolar disorder, you erase me as a whole. I am … Read more Inside the Mind of a 28-Year-Old With Bipolar 2
Dating is hard enough with or without a chemical imbalance. People are heavily influenced by stigma which makes it challenging to build a romantic relationship with a girl who has a mental illness. As a young woman diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I know people struggle to see beyond the label that society has placed on me, … Read more 17 Things You Should Know About Dating A Girl With Mental Illness
7 Inspirational Books To Improve Your Mental Health and Inspire Your Imagination
The older I get, the more reading has become a daily habit, along with dying my grey hairs (just kidding). Finding a book that suits your needs and/or current situation helps in more ways than you could imagine. After time spent in the hospital, reading became a positive outlet that allowed me to use my imagination, while expanding my mind. The following are my personal suggestions for some reads that you might enjoy. Some are entertaining, interactive and deep. These are great for when your feeling down, in need of some inspiration or just looking for a good read.