In the picture above, you can see me - a 5ft 2" girl with dark hair and that's about all that you can see. You cannot know anything from this picture except from what I look like. Since mental illness is invisible, you cannot tell who suffers from a psychiatric condition, however, I have been told… Continue reading What Anxiety Looks Like?!
Nothing frustrates me more than people implying that mental illness is nothing more than an exaggeration of normal emotions. When you struggle on a daily basis to function, as a direct result of your mental illness, people belittling your condition can shock you. There seems to be a widespread belief that admitting mental illness is… Continue reading Depressed or Dramatic?: Triggered
It's mental health awareness week (and month)! It's a great time to explain what living with a mental illness is really like in an attempt to reduce the stigma surrounding it. I was also inspired to write this post as since I became open about my depression and anxiety, a staggering number of people have… Continue reading Mental Illness Stigma