Dear Depression, it’s time we had a talk, you and me.
living with mental health issues
Breathing exercises can be a saving grace for some; for me they can be a major trigger.
I have a mental illness. I am mentally ill. I can barely bring myself to say the words. I have not uttered the phrase “I am mentally ill” out loud.
I just can't shake this feeling that my boyfriend going to leave me and find someone who makes him happy without mental health issues.
Average life events evoke extreme anxiety and deep, internal sadness that most will never understand.
I’m ready to demystify the stereotypes and break down the stigma of bipolar disorder.
Here is what it is like to date someone with anxiety (in my experience, anyway).
During a psychology lecture in 2012, I casually mumbled to a friend that the optical illusions on the teacher's slides were “messing with my OCD,”
After my second episode of schizoaffective disorder, I had very little hope for any sort of future. Generating hope when times were bleak was the most vital part of my recovery because it motivated me to work hard in therapy to improve my life.
She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to…Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.
If we openly acknowledge that these are life-long struggles for many people and that you’ll slip up, mess up and some days, panic attacks will happen, then it’s not so terrifying when they do. By putting the focus back on improving life where we can, with the tools we have, and doing the best we can, we take the pressure off ourselves to find a cure or be cured.