Tips for Starting and Creating Content for a Mental Health Blog

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 … Continue reading Tips for Starting and Creating Content for a Mental Health Blog

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

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

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

16 Beautiful Quotes for Women With Mental Illness

When you are a woman with a mental illness, you feel misunderstood in so many ways, and struggle to find things that make you feel settled in your wilderness of … Continue reading 16 Beautiful Quotes for Women With Mental Illness

How to Mentally Survive a Breakup: Stay off Social Media

I am not a relationship expert, but I’ve had my heart broken more than I’d like to admit. On this journey in heartbreak, I realized that a significant part of … Continue reading How to Mentally Survive a Breakup: Stay off Social Media

How Does Financial Stress Affect Your Mental Health?

How Does Financial Stress Affect Your Mental Health? Article By: Chrissy Phelps Nationwide, around 33% of Americans are in debt, though percentages vary significantly from state to state. In Louisiana, … Continue reading How Does Financial Stress Affect Your Mental Health?

6 Ways to Become a Mental Health Advocate

How to become a mental health advocate? You do not need a degree, a diagnosis or work as a licensed therapist to become a mental health advocate. The general idea … Continue reading 6 Ways to Become a Mental Health Advocate

Staying Positive About Schizophrenia

Staying Positive About Schizophrenia Article By: Chrissy Phelps Schizophrenia is a serious illness which affects the way you think, your feelings and behaviour.  The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that it … Continue reading Staying Positive About 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

In Hospital For The Long Haul? How to Look After Your Mental Health

In Hospital For The Long Haul? How to Look After Your Mental Health Article By: Chrissy Phelps According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information as many as five million hospital … Continue reading In Hospital For The Long Haul? How to Look After Your Mental Health