Signs That Social Media Is Affecting Your Mental Health & What To Do About It

Eight years ago I posted a picture on FaceBook of me laughing in a beautiful white dress at a Spring Festival. I received tons of likes and comments about how … Continue reading Signs That Social Media Is Affecting Your Mental Health & What To Do About It

10 Things That Could Affect Your Mental Health in the Long Run

10 Things That Could Affect Your Mental Health in the Long Run Guest Post by: Patrick Bailey  There are many factors that influence our mental health, either positively or negatively. … Continue reading 10 Things That Could Affect Your Mental Health in the Long Run

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

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

15 Inspiring Quotes for People Going Through Heartbreak

Heartbreak is pain. At times it feels like the end of the world. However, heartbreak builds us into stronger and more loving people. As painful as it may be you … Continue reading 15 Inspiring Quotes for People Going Through Heartbreak

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, … Continue reading Music and Mental Illness: The Deep Connection Between Music and Our Emotions

6 Self-Help Books That Will Change Your Life

As someone living with a mental illness, I have been given every self-help book there is. I found that many self-help books were unrealistic and hard to relate to. Many … Continue reading 6 Self-Help Books That Will Change Your Life

18 Quotes for People with Mental Illness

As a woman living with bipolar disorder and writer, words have become my outlet to expressing my emotions and inner thoughts. Here are 18 quotes about mental illness that I … Continue reading 18 Quotes for People with Mental Illness

Top 10 Mental Health Goals for the New Year

We are entering 2019 and it’s good to start thinking about some of the goals we want to accomplish this coming year. Here are the top 10 mental health goals … Continue reading Top 10 Mental Health Goals for the New Year

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

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

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