Life with Mental Illness: A Story of Acceptance

Life with Mental Illness: A Story of Acceptance Guest Post By: The Bipolar Babe  A Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder When I was in elementary school, I noticed that I felt … Continue reading Life with Mental Illness: A Story of Acceptance

9 Things Mental Illness Has Taught Me About Life

When we are faced with challenges, it’s hard to believe that something positive will come out of these periods of darkness, but there is. Sometimes the most important lessons in … Continue reading 9 Things Mental Illness Has Taught Me About Life

The Dog Days: What Its like to Live with Schizophrenia

The Dog Days: What Its like to Live with Schizophrenia Article By: Greyon Fernandes Since my diagnosis, people have asked me: ‘What is it like to live with schizophrenia?’. Until … Continue reading The Dog Days: What Its like to Live with Schizophrenia

Beautiful with a Bipolar Mind: An Interview with Author Julie Kraft

One of the best parts of being a mental health advocate is the connections you make to others with a similar passion for life and mental health. I was thrilled … Continue reading Beautiful with a Bipolar Mind: An Interview with Author Julie Kraft

Keeping Faith and Living with Bipolar: An Interview with ‘Bipolar Brave’ Author Katie Dale

This past May, I was fortunate enough to go to a Mental Health Influencer Summitt in sunny San Diego, California. It gave me the opportunity to meet advocates from all … Continue reading Keeping Faith and Living with Bipolar: An Interview with ‘Bipolar Brave’ Author Katie Dale

Then & Now: A Story About Friendship and Mental Illness

It was six years ago that I had my first major episode with bipolar disorder while in College.  I was  living with a group of girls who this story is … Continue reading Then & Now: A Story About Friendship and Mental Illness

Dear Dad: A Letter From Your Daughter With Bipolar

Dear Dad: A Letter From Your Daughter With Bipolar The first man who had his heart broken by me was my father. One day the little girl who danced to … Continue reading Dear Dad: A Letter From Your Daughter With Bipolar

Inside the Mind of a Woman With Bipolar Disorder

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 … Continue reading Inside the Mind of a Woman With Bipolar Disorder

A Love Story at a Mental Hospital: We Weren’t Falling in Love, We Were Falling in Life

The day I arrived at the mental hospital, the last thing on my mind was the status of single guys at the facility. I don’t think these types of places … Continue reading A Love Story at a Mental Hospital: We Weren’t Falling in Love, We Were Falling in Life