anxiety · Bipolar Disorder · Depression · mental health

My Story……by Anne Cain

I’ve had anxiety as long as I can remember. I didn’t talk to people I didn’t know and I always stayed by my mother’s side. I was always emotional & couldn’t get control of it. When I started college, I managed to run off 2 roommates the first semester, probably due to my instability. I… Continue reading My Story……by Anne Cain

anxiety · Bipolar Disorder · Book Review · mental health

“It’s Not Your Journey” Book Review

My social media friend, Rebecca Lombardo, asked me if I would read & review her book about her journey suffering from Bipolar Disorder. Of course I said YES!!! Here is the review. You can find her book at https://www.amazon.com/Rebecca-Lombardo/e/B014EFACFY/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1A Rebecca Lomadrdo’s book, “It’s Not Your Journey”, is a perfect example of what it is like to… Continue reading “It’s Not Your Journey” Book Review

anxiety · Bipolar Disorder · mental health

You Don’t Have Any Money

I hate it when someone tells me they “don’t have any money.” My friends that live in expensive houses and drive expensive cars tell me this all the time. And I am guilty of telling my kids that in the past.  But I have stopped saying this. These people have money and have probably have… Continue reading You Don’t Have Any Money

anxiety · Bipolar Disorder · mental health · relationships

A Letter to my Ex’s: Husband, Boyfriends, & Friends

You know that break up line, “it’s not you, it’s me?” 90 % of the time it’s not true. Well, 90 % of the time it is true for me. One thing I’ll say for myself is I know how to love. I will love you with all my heart, but I am not an… Continue reading A Letter to my Ex’s: Husband, Boyfriends, & Friends

anxiety · Bipolar Disorder · mental health

Routine & Goals are Essential for Normal Living

One of the things that keeps me in check is making sure I stick with a routine. Much like a child needs a schedule to thrive, so do people suffering with mental illness. It helps us control ourselves and our environment.  It also helps our loved ones be aware of episodes that may be surfacing.… Continue reading Routine & Goals are Essential for Normal Living