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The Diagnosis

Mental Illness

The Diagnosis

In January of 2018, I was diagnosed with having the Bipolar 2 disorder for mental illness. To say my life has drastically changed since then would be huge understatement....

Jan 23, 2019

Isolation: My Natural Defence

A sign of my lowering mental health can be that I detach from the people I love most. I have low self-esteem and...

Jan 16, 2019

My greatest enemy

Since I was 14, I’ve woken up with this crippling feeling that I can’t possibly face the day. It’s almost as if some event today will be the moment that...

Jan 9, 2019

The Comeback

With every good comeback, you need a point in your life where you hit rock bottom, then you find a shovel and keep digging deeper. The greatest comebacks are from...

Dec 19, 2018

I’ve got so much to tell

My life changed forever when my mom died -- I became very depressed. I was in a dark place in my mind. I...

Dec 12, 2018

Looking for answers

It was in November 2017 when everything in my life came crashing down around me. When my world went dark, it was like a light switch being flicked off....

Dec 5, 2018

Raw and Open: We all want something to change

There is always something about ourselves we dislike and want to change. Straight-haired people want curls,...

Nov 29, 2018

Mind Games

The thoughts you don't want, the thoughts you don't like, The thoughts that you know, it’s all so alike. The hollowness, emptiness, your thoughts so sad, It feels so real, you feel...

Nov 7, 2018

OCD and me

My OCD began to develop at the age of seven, around the time of my Grandma's death. I have been very lucky with my upbringing as I have a...

Oct 31, 2018

I have to stay alive

At a very early age I began self harming -- I was a hair puller. My parents were constantly trying to hide bald spots. They took me to a doctor...

Oct 10, 2018

Raw and Open: It’s More than Just a Fear for Me

Everyone has a fear of something. It could be a physical thing like spiders or ladders....

Oct 4, 2018

Gaining an understanding

I have been riddled with shame ever since I can remember, which is as far back as six years old. I was born with...

Sep 19, 2018