The Shocking Truth About Psychiatrists Treatment of People With Mental Illness

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love Note: Outside of my own name, the names in this post have been changed to respect the individuals who shared this with me. These are real stories. I want to make it clear regarding this post that I know there…

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21 Inspiring Quotes About Self-Love and Mental Illness

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love I believe that if we can learn to love ourselves even when we hate ourselves, we get the help we need and the help we deserve. The following words are meant to empower, to relate to you, to make you…

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6 Things Amazons Show 'Modern Love' Got Right When Portraying Bipolar Disorder

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love It was no surprise that my phone was ringing off the hook after Episode 3 of the Amazon Prime Series, Modern Love, came out. I am a woman living with bipolar disorder, and ironically I talk about dating with mental…

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Coming Forward With Bipolar Disorder: An Interview with 'Supergirl' Actress Chyler Leigh

Written by Hannah Blum Chyler Leigh West is an American actress best known for her role as Alex Danvers on CW’s superhero series, Supergirl. She has been acting since childhood making a name for herself in the spotlight. You may recognize her from the comedy, Not Another Teen Movie, or when she played Lexi Grey…

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15 Quotes That Every Person With a Mental Illness Can Relate To

Written by Hannah Blum As someone living with a mental illness, words have always helped me to understand my mind and emotions. It is a canvas where I can visually see what is invisible to me. These are some of the quotes featured in my new book, The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of…

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If You Live With A Mental Illness These Resources Are For You

Here are a variety of mental health resources including ways to get involved, mental health inspiration, mental health social media accounts, blogs and so on. Click the bubbles below! Also, check out my new book, The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love! Follow My Pinterest Board For Inspirational Mental Health Pins Podcasts, Interviews…

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Tips for Starting and Creating Content for a Mental Health Blog

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love Mental health and wellness blogs are becoming more and more popular. Many people are looking to share their experience living with mental illness and for ways to open up the conversation online. I have been receiving a lot of questions…

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Gone with the Wind, Lost in Her Mind: Vivien Leigh and Her Life with Bipolar

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love Vivien Leigh was a British actress whose charm, ambition and sophistication captured the attention of all those who met her. She is considered to be one of the best actresses of all time. Leigh’s acting career skyrocketed when she won…

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Schizophlu: If Schizophrenia Were Treated Like the Flu

Schizophlu: If Schizophrenia Were Treated like the Flu Guest Post by: Greyon Fernandes While taking a shower, a place where I do some of my best thinking, a thought captivated me, ‘Am I still mentally ill?’. Do I still consider myself as mentally ill? I’m ill when I have the flu, but then I take my…

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Music and Mental Illness: The Deep Connection Between Music and Our Emotions

A couple nights ago I was in a panic, unraveling my house to find one of my most treasured items-my headphones. After hours of searching through every junk drawer, cabinet, pocketbook and kitchen appliance I came to the conclusion that they were gone. I know this is a really traumatic story! The lost headphones were…

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