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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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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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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12 Quotes for People Who Feel Extreme Empathy

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love Those of us who experience extreme empathy can feel misunderstood at times. Our sensitivity to the feelings, thoughts, and emotions of others can be both beautiful and consuming. It’s important to remind ourselves of the power of empathy and the gift we…

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7 Famous Writers Who Lived with Mental Illness

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love The ability to feel emotions so deeply was both a curse and gift to many of the greatest writers throughout history. They used writing to express themselves which is why their words still capture the minds and hearts of readers today. These…

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Life with Mental Illness: Why Do We Accept Being Loved in Halves?

One of my favorite writers, April Green, wrote a short poem that really spoke to me. And the moon looked down at her and said: ‘you are too full of everything that makes you whole to ever be loved in halves.’ I sent it to my friend, Sarah Snow, who is known for creating visually inspiring…

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45 Self-Love Quotes

A person who knows their value is a powerful being.  Trust me, I know how hard this can be at times.  For years, I could not look in the mirror without criticizing everything in my reflection.  Day by day, I learned to talk to myself like I would to anyone one else in need.  I…

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