12 Quotes for People Who Feel Extreme Empathy

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 … Continue reading 12 Quotes for People Who Feel Extreme Empathy

7 Famous Writers Who Lived with Mental Illness

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 … Continue reading 7 Famous Writers Who Lived with Mental Illness

5 Things Every Person with a Mental Illness Needs to Hear

If you are open about your diagnosis of mental illness, most likely you are faced with more negative feedback than positive. We are labeled as damaged goods. When I was … Continue reading 5 Things Every Person with a Mental Illness Needs to Hear

12 Questions Answered About Mental Health Blogging

Many of the questions I receive are about my job as a mental health blogger. It excites me to have people reaching out for advice. I hope to see many … Continue reading 12 Questions Answered About Mental Health Blogging

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

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

Marilyn Monroe-What You Didn’t Know About Her Journey with Mental Illness

In 1961, a year before her death, Marilyn Monroe wrote a six-page letter letter to her psychiatrist Dr. Ralph Greenson about her time at Payne-Whitney’s psychiatric ward. Just now when I … Continue reading Marilyn Monroe-What You Didn’t Know About Her Journey with Mental Illness

Wisdo: An App for People Living with Mental Illness to Connect with One Another

Stigma prevents those of us living with a mental illness from connecting with others who can relate to the challenges we face on a daily basis. Peer to peer communication is … Continue reading Wisdo: An App for People Living with Mental Illness to Connect with One Another

‘Van Gogh Is Bipolar’ Cafe: How a Restaurant Explores and Empowers People with Bipolar

I jumped from the couch spilling cereal all over my shirt reaching for my computer both excited and in disbelief when I saw my moms text message, “Must check out … Continue reading ‘Van Gogh Is Bipolar’ Cafe: How a Restaurant Explores and Empowers People with Bipolar

20 Inspiring Quotes for People with a Mental Illness

When I am too low or too high or insecure about the things that make me different in this world, the one thing that always seems to speak to me, … Continue reading 20 Inspiring Quotes for People with a Mental Illness

Want to Start a Mental Health Instagram Account? Heres How to Do It

You want to become a mental health influencer and create an account on Instagram, but do not know where to begin? Don’t worry, you are not alone! When I published … Continue reading Want to Start a Mental Health Instagram Account? Heres How to Do It