No one is immune. My Truth I became a mental health awareness advocate due to my own struggles with severe depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. When my situation finally began to improve (with the help of a psychiatrist and proper medication), I became involved in fundraising for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). I wanted… Read More Mental Health Advocates are at Risk for Suicide Too
“You’re a mental patient.” These four words were used as a weapon. Those words cut me to the core when I heard actor James Rebhorn spit these words out to actress Laura Dern in the HBO series Enlightened. With those four words, he undermined all she was working for to make positive changes and help others. He… Read More Living with bipolar is messy, and Enlightened is a series worth watching
I, as most of us do, define ourselves by roles. I’m a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister, a friend, a teacher. All of these roles rely on having a reciprocal. We often decide our worth by how we feel we measure up to others in these roles…or how we perceive ourselves measuring up… Read More Who are we without others? Can you define yourself as an individual?