9 Ways To Reduce The Stigma Of Mental Illness

It does not matter if you have or do not have a mental disorder, stigma affects us all!  Mental health is a hot topic right now, and it has never been more important to work as a community to reduce stigma.  It is time we open up the mental health conversation on our terms this…

14 Things Deeply Emotional Women Are Guilty Of 

The moment he shook my hand I knew I was done.  For the first time in a long time I was me again. I felt everything so deeply.-Halfway2hannah I have always thought of myself as thick-skinned, but then I read back through my journal and notice statements like the one above.  A reflection after a…

6 Stereotypes That Hurt People With Mental Illness

Our ways of thinking may be different, our minds crafted differently, but who is to deem one mind more corrupt than the other.-Halfway2hannah When a violent crime occurs, it is assumed that the perpetrator must have been mentally ill.  Has someone with diabetes ever killed someone?  Yes, but we do not hear of this in…

64 Mental Health Quotes

64 Mental Health Quotes that help you understand the struggle, the stigma and the hope for a better future!  Never give up! If you are in need of support, please go to the Halfway2hannah Support Page! You are not alone.

9 Things Your Friend With Depression Wants You To Know

Close friends are the people who we create unforgettable memories with, and who know us better than we know ourselves.  So what do you do when your friend suddenly disappears from your life?  You reach out but receive no answer.  As someone diagnosed with Bipolar II, trying to help my friends understand mental illness has…

17 Things You Should Know About Dating A Girl With Mental Illness

“She is delightfully chaotic; a beautiful mess.  Loving her is a splendid adventure.”-Steve Maraboli Dating is hard enough with or without a chemical imbalance.  A lot of people are heavily influenced by stigma, and get it twisted when it comes to building a romantic relationship with a girl who has a mental illness.  As someone diagnosed…

8 Strategies To Improve Your Body Image

“I look fat in this”  “I would die for her body” “He thinks I am fat” “I have no boobs” “I am on this new fad diet…again” “I look like a boy.” Have you ever said statements like this?  I know I have.  Instead of spending time trying to accept our body, we waste time…