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

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love 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 of all time. Leigh’s acting career skyrocketed when she won…

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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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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, pocketbook and kitchen appliance I came to the conclusion that they were gone. I know this is a really traumatic story! The lost headphones were…

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Finding Your T-Spot: Trauma Isn’t Sexy, but We Need to Talk About It

Finding Your T-Spot: Trauma Isn’t Sexy, but We Need to Talk About It Guest Post by: Dr. Heidi Green Finding Your T-Spot: Trauma Isn’t Sexy, but We Need to Talk About It There are a lot of hot topics in the mental health arena right now. People love to talk about self-empowerment, ending toxic relationships,…

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Best Mental Health Instagram Accounts to Follow

Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love. Social media has its pros and cons, but one primary reason I love it is that it’s become a platform for mental health accounts to flourish. If you’ve followed my blog, you know that Instagram is my favorite, no offense…

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Why Netflix’s ‘The Bird Box’ Severely Increases the Stigma of Mental Illness

I was so excited to watch Netflix’s new original series, “The Bird Box” with Sandra Bullock. The premise surrounds the idea that a mysterious force begins to destroy humanity–if you see this entity, which reveals your biggest fear, you die. To survive people must cover their eyes or be blindfolded while searching for help. The…

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Inside the Mind of a Woman With Bipolar Disorder

If you are looking for me to say how much I hate my life with bipolar 2 disorder, you will not find it in this post. It does not define me, but it is a significant part of who I am. If you erase bipolar, you erase me as a whole. I am never going…

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