my experience using the Fisher Wallace Stimulator

Several months ago, I embarked on a new journey. This journey is quite a unique one. I’ve had high hopes for progress, an immense burden […] Read More

pulling the plug: complete disconnection on an under-developed island

There’s something to be said about complete disconnection. Disconnection not of your choosing, that happens spontaneously. Imagine all the means to contact anyone you love […] Read More

steps to take when explaining mental illness to others

“Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes…” What a great-sounding but impossible suggestion. We can muster all our empathy and strength, but we can never […] Read More

traveling abroad with mental illness IS possible

Traveling abroad is an amazing opportunity. If it’s laid before you, grab it. Just do it. You won’t regret it. However, nobody necessarily talks about […] Read More

the top five best mental health apps

If we already have our phones glued to our hands, why not put them toward bettering our mental health? Rarely does the correlation receive the […] Read More

finding motivation when depressed and getting stuff DONE

The ultimate conundrum: wanting to be productive, but having no energy or motivation to do so. Welcome to the hypocrisy of mental illness! I completely […] Read More

how to pursue professional goals with mental illness

It’s often easy to forget that mental illness is technically considered a disability. In fact, it’s the most common disability in the world. That means […] Read More

what’s the key to true suicide prevention?

Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. Inevitably someone else. I wish I didn’t have to write about this topic anymore. I wish I could say we’re making […] Read More

why everyone needs therapy

It’s not just for those struggling. For those with mental illness. For those completely lost and shrouded in darkness. For those who don’t even realize […] Read More

true comfort food: pie therapy

When it comes to therapy, we have quite a selection to choose from, whether it be in a professional or low-key setting. Some people enjoy […] Read More