If I could go back in time and somehow ease the pain, I would tell myself these things… … More 7 Things I would go back to tell myself as a Teenager
Have you ever felt like the world is much too loud, bright, or fast-paced for you?
Have you ever felt like you can’t quite connect with your environment or the people around you? Do you constantly feel exhausted or like you just have too much energy? You may have a difficult time regulating sensory stimulation. … More How Sensory Processing Disorder may be Contributing to your Mental Illness
We all experience depersonalization and disassociation at some point in our lives. It’s that feeling you get when you look up at the milky way and suddenly realize how small you really are. So when does it become a disorder? … More Living with Depersonalization Disorder
I could give up, stop breathing, stop fighting, and let myself sink into oblivion. But that darkness is terrifying. So I hide. From everyone and everything.
It is much safer here in this place. Where I escape reality and hold on tight to the little pieces of me that I have left.
… More All of my Selves: How Mental Illness has Torn me Apart
For most of us with mental illness, victory is a rare occurrence. It isn’t something that we allow ourselves to experience all that often… … More Victory in the Darkness
I have decided that it’s okay to stop pretending and stop hiding. As a result, I receive many weird looks and questions from people around me. These are the 7 questions that I am asked the most. … More 7 Things People Ask When my Mental Illness is Showing
Will you emanate light into this world or will you allow yourself to be consumed by the flame? … More Victim or Creator?
… mental illness has taken my drive. It has taken my energy and my oxygen. It has taken away my thrive and fight to just keep kicking and
survive. … More Treading for Life