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
… 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
Instead of offering a plethora of critical thoughts on 13 Reasons Why, I want to share with you the 13 reasons why I refuse to give up. If I had seen this Netflix series ten years ago, I would have thought of Hannah Baker as a selfish and overly-dramatic teenager. Ten years ago, I didn’t … More 13 Reasons Why I Wont Give Up
Will you emanate light into this world or will you allow yourself to be consumed by the flame? … More Victim or Creator?
I have tried to be something that I’m not. I’m so tired of feeling out of place. I’m tired of the constant voice inside my head that analyzes every word and every move that I make. I’m tired of punching in the wind. … More Meaning of Recluse