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Language Mentality

Trigger Warnings – Discussions of the mental health spectrum (OCD, Schizophrenia, Depression, Bipolarity) and one passing mention of suicide, discussion of bullying relating to mental health… 1,949 more words

Modern Life

Top 6 questions to ask a bipolar, HIV +, recovering addict

Being open can be uncomfortable for those on the receiving end. Even I would prefer not to hear “TMI.” Because everyone’s “process” is different, those willing to share their experiences – like me – have to be willing to answer the tough questions that curious minds want to know. 1,025 more words


EXCELSIOR: A constant search for silver linings

It has been two days and I have watched Silver Linings Playbook three times.I have laughed and cried my way through the struggles of the characters played by Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence because, in the end, I see myself in both of them. 902 more words


What it is to be mentally ill...

In my personal experience, it is still hard to just jump out and say that I suffer from a mental illness. For some reason, just the subject can make people around you shut down and shut you out. 364 more words


On The Outside

…it is one in the morning and I am sitting at my computer. The stage is set, the characters are waiting, and I am ready to give the world the story that they are waiting for… 580 more words

From Kay Redfield Jamison

“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.”

“Madness carves its own reality.”

“I wish I could explain it so someone could understand it. 74 more words