The Wellness Movement’s Shaming of People With Mental Illness and How We Come Together

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love It’s the topic we are afraid to talk about, but when it comes to the mental health conversation, it’s the number one thing we should be recognizing. We left one group of people out of the discussion, people with mental illness. The…

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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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If You Feel Empty Right Now, This Post Is for You

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love To all the people who feel empty right now, this post is for you. I know the pain of emptiness. One day you are full of everything, and the next day, drained of all emotion. It’s feeling everything and nothing…

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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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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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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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The Truth About Those of Us Who Love Too Much & Fall Too Hard

Written by Hannah Blum There are standard guidelines set in place for how we are supposed to love. There is a process for how we are supposed to reveal our emotions to someone. If you don’t abide by these guidelines, you are looked at as loving too much. I fall into this category 100% As…

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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 emotionally surviving a breakup is to take a break from anything that could be toxic in your environment, including social media. No, you do not…

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