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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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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5 Ted Talks That Will Change the Way You View Mental Illness and Suicide

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love When you live with a mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar, or schizophrenia, one of the biggest challenges is living in a society that struggles to comprehend your condition. This is why public speaking platforms such as TED are…

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How Acquiring New Skills Can Enrich Your Mental Health

Written by Jennlie Borromew For some people, learning something new can be scary. After all, it’s a long road to mastery, and there’s a chance that you might run into some hurdles along the way. However, fear of failure shouldn’t be a reason not to try. Once you’ve managed to cope with your anxieties, you’ll…

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Are Psychic Readings a Legitimate Form of Therapy?

Written by Chrissy Phelps Are Psychic Readings a Legitimate Form of Therapy? Religious and spiritual people have consistently been found to be less depressed and anxious than those without such beliefs. For many people dealing with mental illness, a connection to the transcendent can be comforting and provide meaning in a world of suffering. Whether you become…

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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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Coming Forward With Bipolar Disorder: An Interview with ‘Supergirl’ Actress Chyler Leigh

Written by Hannah Blum Chyler Leigh West is an American actress best known for her role as Alex Danvers on CW’s superhero series, Supergirl. She has been acting since childhood making a name for herself in the spotlight. You may recognize her from the comedy, Not Another Teen Movie, or when she played Lexi Grey…

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Schizophlu: If Schizophrenia Were Treated Like the Flu

Schizophlu: If Schizophrenia Were Treated like the Flu Guest Post by: Greyon Fernandes While taking a shower, a place where I do some of my best thinking, a thought captivated me, ‘Am I still mentally ill?’. Do I still consider myself as mentally ill? I’m ill when I have the flu, but then I take my…

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