Data and Depression

On Saturday, I talked about how time passes when struggling through a depressive episode or when struggling with severe anxiety. Accordingly, it can be very hard to stay mindful of how you feel and when you felt it during these times. Luckily, there is an app for that. There are actually many apps for that, but […]

Medication Monday

Today, I’d like to start a new series within this blog: “Medication Monday.” Normally, this series will be when I take a closer look at a given medication for mental health. However, today I want to do something different. Today I want to use Medication Monday to call out the stigma surrounding mental health medication […]

Demon Dreams

  A couple nights ago, I had a dream I was being chased by an amorphic shadow monster, one that tortured and killed anyone who got in its way. I’ve had this dream before. And while I am no expert in dream reading, I can’t think of a more accurate nightmare that depicts the darkness […]

Struggling for Power in the Darkness

There are terrible things about having any illness, mental or physical. And while the struggle of those suffering physical ailments might be obvious, the battle of mental health sufferers is silent, a battle with demons only we can see. And who has the power in that internal battle can determine a lot about how the […]

When Mental Health Gets Physical

Mental illness might be a chemical imbalance in your brain, but given how connected your brain and body are, mental health can often become physical. This is that story. The first chapter of the story is a look at some of the physical symptoms of mental illness. But before I can get into those, I […]