People with bipolar disorder feel things in extremes. For me, it’s been an emotional and behavioral rollercoaster living with it. Here’s a glimpse of my mind: Depression’s here. I feel very down for no reason at all. The phone rings and I get irritated — angry. Little things will upset me; my fuse runs short.
Sometimes it’s difficult to get yourself out of a depressive mood, and your mind is cloudy so you can’t think of things that you could do that may be able to lessen the pain. Here’s my list for you of some things that make me feel better! 1. Art This is one of my
Often times, the people in our lives struggle with mental illness and if we haven’t been through it ourselves, we don’t always know how to help them. 1 in 5 people in the U.S experience mental illness. People with mental illness often have irrational thoughts because of their illness, so the others without the
I recently had the pleasure of being featured in the NAMI New York State Newsletter. I am so blessed and honored to work with such an amazing group of people and wonderful organizations which all work toward a positive change in mental health.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking as a guest on the WXXI Radio show, Connections: with Evan Dawson. The show was about approaches to treating depression, and discussing antidepressants in a multi-faceted approach to treating depression. I shared my personal experience as a patient, volunteer, and activist. You can listen to the recording