Women’s rights are a hot topic right now and I am all for it. I will gladly stand next to my fellow woman and demand equal rights as men, but just because I want things equally for women doesn’t mean I want to be a warrior. I very much want to be a princess and… Continue reading I’m A Warrior Princess
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
Last year, I did it. I came out with my story. I decided I was done hiding. That is what I felt I was doing. I was ashamed. Ashamed of what? It’s not my fault my brain is the way it is. I didn’t ask for this. I came to realize that I was probably… Continue reading My Longest (& Hardest) Facebook Post
Recently, I had a good friend of mine experience a crisis. He was on the path of destruction and I didn’t know what to do. In order to help him in his recovery, I thought it would be really good idea to help him make a wellness and crisis plan. A wellness plan is awesome… Continue reading Everyone Needs A Wellness Plan
Mental illness is very misunderstood. People can’t wrap their head around it. People are scared of things that they don’t understand. I’m not going to lie, I have been very scared. I like to describe my illness in a way that people can relate to. Most everyone knows someone who has had a broken a… Continue reading Describing My Illness
These are powerful questions that I found from a mental health blog on PsychCentral.* They can help us pause and really get to know each other. Some questions might seem simple or silly but they are intended to make you think and touch your heart. You can journal these questions or you can explore them with a… Continue reading Let’s Play 20 Questions!
We have ALL been introduced to someone who has something in common with us and they tell us. I couldn’t count how many times I have met someone and over the course of our “getting to know” each other and I’ve heard this: Me: (needing some Tylenol) “I’m sorry, I can’t take Ibuprofen. I can… Continue reading A Guide For Meeting the Mentally Ill