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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11 Ways To Cope With Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love As someone living with bipolar disorder, I know the emotional extremes that have come with the Coronavirus Pandemic. In this blog post I share 11 ways of coping with COVID-19 and things you can do to improve your mental health…

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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. 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…

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Clothing That Reduces the Stigma of Mental Illness in a Bold Way

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love Slay Stigma |Mental Health Campaign Shame doesn’t push us over the edge, but it pushes us closer to it. On February 14, 2020 I launched my Slay Stigma Mental Health Campaign on Bonfire selling apparel with the SLAY STIGMA design,…

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5 Ted Talks That Will Change the Way You View Mental Illness and Suicide

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love When you live with a mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar, or schizophrenia, one of the biggest challenges is living in a society that struggles to comprehend your condition. This is why public speaking platforms such as TED are…

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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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