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

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

12 Subtle Signs the Person You Are Dating Is Affecting Your Mental Health

There are subtle signs that we are dating or in a relationship with someone who is affecting our mental health. It doesn’t necessarily mean the person we are dating is … Continue reading 12 Subtle Signs the Person You Are Dating Is Affecting Your Mental Health

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?

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

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

5 Reasons Why People Are Afraid to Take Meds for the Head

Treatment plans for mental health care differ from situation to situation. In some cases, it calls for therapy and in other cases medication is needed. When depression or severe emotional … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why People Are Afraid to Take Meds for the Head

Body Image: 9 Rules To Follow When It Comes To Her Body

I will never forget when my ex would grab the rolls off the table as I would reach for them, and say to the waiter, “She doesn’t need these,” or all … Continue reading Body Image: 9 Rules To Follow When It Comes To Her Body

10 Things I Hate About The Stigma of Mental Illness

Remember the infamous Julia Stiles’s speech at the end of the movie, 10 Things I Hate About You? When she reveals to Heath Ledger the pain he’s caused her, “I hate the … Continue reading 10 Things I Hate About The Stigma of Mental Illness

Then & Now: A Story About Friendship and Mental Illness

It was six years ago that I had my first major episode with bipolar disorder while in College.  I was  living with a group of girls who this story is … Continue reading Then & Now: A Story About Friendship and Mental Illness

Dear Dad: A Letter From Your Daughter With Bipolar

Dear Dad: A Letter From Your Daughter With Bipolar The first man who had his heart broken by me was my father. One day the little girl who danced to … Continue reading Dear Dad: A Letter From Your Daughter With Bipolar