Depression, Personality Disorders

Banishing The Stigma (Audio)

I will never understand why every organ in your body get support and sympathy when it is ill, except for your brain. Stigma surrounds mental health, and it's about time we got rid of it for good. We need to banish the stigma that surrounds mental health so that we can reach a more understanding… Continue reading Banishing The Stigma (Audio)

Depression, Recovery

Things To Help Alleviate Depression

Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is. Depression is a battle, perhaps the most difficult and tiring you will ever face. But plenty of different activities and lifestyle changes can help you with combatting depression. They vary from dietary to emotional. Whatever activity you find works best for you, use… Continue reading Things To Help Alleviate Depression

Finance, Personality Disorders

Struggling With Debt When You Battle With Mental Health

There is scarcely anything that drags a person down like debt - P. T. Barnum Drowning in debt can be difficult for anyone to manage, but it's made all the more difficult when you're battling with your mental health. Your illness is telling you to hide the letters and to ignore it until your crediters… Continue reading Struggling With Debt When You Battle With Mental Health

Anxiety, Depression, Personality Disorders, Recovery

When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)

I've learned to get really good at this - say one thing when I'm thinking about something else, act like I'm listening when I'm not, pretend to be calm and happy when I'm really freaking out. It's one of the skills you perfect as you get older - Lauren Oliver     In this short… Continue reading When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)

Personality Disorders

5 Positive Traits Of Borderline Personality Disorder

It hurts so bad when you have a fear of abandonment caused by a mental disorder, but it’s that same mental disorder that causes people to walk out of your life. When it comes to living with mental health issues, many people assume it's all doom and gloom - and this is more prevelant when… Continue reading 5 Positive Traits Of Borderline Personality Disorder

Paranoia

The Truth About Paranoia

Your mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid. You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity. - Banksy Paranoia has got to be the worst battle I face with my mental health. It's a constant fear that something is going to go wrong. The constant… Continue reading The Truth About Paranoia

Depression, Personality Disorders, Recovery, Self-Harm, Suicide

Living With Borderline Personality Disorder (Audio)

Every word, every action and every energy goes straight to my heart.   In this short audio clip I discuss the basics of what it's like living with Borderline Personality Disorder and the journey I've had since the diagnosis. I discuss what bothers me most about my diagnosis and the worst parts of the Personality… Continue reading Living With Borderline Personality Disorder (Audio)