When depression speaks, it takes me out of life and makes me hate the things I love doing the most. Here's how I cope.
Trending buzz words? Are we ever going to be able to keep the topic of mental illness on the top of societies priority list?
It took me forever to realize that putting out my own fires was essential if I was to survive my battle with PTSD.
The world that is my mental illness includes some of my darkest moments but... There is always little slivers of light that shine through.
While going through life's up and downs, I have come to learn that pain is pain, period. Mental, physical, it's all relevant.
I think our main goal in life should be to seek out peace and stability. However, it's important to see that it's not a constant.
Mental health conditions can slip under your radar but with mindfulness and the right questions you can start your healing journey.
While faced with memories of a critical incident or more, should we suppress their emotional impact on us? Or face them head on?