October Rust by Type O Negative πŸ₯€πŸ‚πŸƒ

(I wrote this when I was only 21) Released on August 20th, 1996, through Roadrunner Records, the self-produced October Rust by Type O Negative is without a doubt my favorite album of all-time. Although it has been reviewed hundreds of times over the past thirteen years, I felt an overwhelming desire to compose the most … Continue reading October Rust by Type O Negative πŸ₯€πŸ‚πŸƒ

My Sunshine Blogger Award nominations πŸŒž

Recently I had the honor of being nominated by "Lotus Flower" (@LotusFl63450259 on 🐦) at My Fitness Journey with Fibro for the Sunshine Blogger Award. She and I both strive to stay above water and shine despite our bipolar disorder diagnoses. She also battles fibromyalgia and I deal with chronic inflammation attributed to the bipolar. … Continue reading My Sunshine Blogger Award nominations πŸŒž

πŸ”ƒ Reblog: Art and Mental Illness: The Caged Owl

Very inspiring, Hannah. πŸŽ¨πŸ¦‰

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In this video, I share the artwork in my home and how it connects to my life with bipolar disorder. I designed my home to express my mind. I hope to inspire you to create yourΒ  environment in a way that helps you express the beauty and darkness of your emotions. It has helped my mental health in extraordinary ways.Β How has art impacted your life with mental illness? Share your thoughts with me down below in the comment section.

Art and Mental Illness: The Caged Owl

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My Experience, Strength, and Hope in Alcoholics Anonymous

https://youtu.be/Mb6yDipWCL0 Originally published on September 27th, 2017 My latest (and, God-willing, last) sobriety date is 08/10/17. "There are those, too, who suffer from grave emotional disorders, but many of them do recover if they have the capacity to be honest." - Pg 58 of Alcoholics Anonymous It took me an hour and a half to … Continue reading My Experience, Strength, and Hope in Alcoholics Anonymous

Stigma and Discrimination in People Suffering with a Mood Disorder: A Cross-Sectional Study

Abstract Background. Much research is done on the stigma of mental illness, but little research has been done to characterize these phenomena from the perspective of people with mood disorders. Objective. To characterize the extent to which individuals with bipolar disorder and depression are stigmatized, determine factors related to higher levels of stigmatization, and assess … Continue reading Stigma and Discrimination in People Suffering with a Mood Disorder: A Cross-Sectional Study