I have struggled with fear my entire life. I've let it consume me. I've let it eat me alive. I've let it control me. I'm scared of my fear. I'm fearful of my fear. It's redundancy that is another fear of mine, and there I go again. I'm scared of doing the same thing over and over and … Continue reading Fear Is Complex
Trigger warning... stay safe, friends. We absolutely have to. Innocent people are dying because of mass shootings, more in the United States than anywhere else, because we're simply not doing anything about it. Are guns the issue? Yes. But do I believe mental health is more of the issue? Yes. It's so difficult to find … Continue reading We Have To Put An End To These Mass Shootings…
I saw a post on Facebook recently that showed a picture of nature with the title "This is an antidepressant" and next to it was a photo of antidepressants with the title "This is a lifelong addiction." I can't tell you how wrong this is in one blog post. Because of ignorant people making this, … Continue reading Stop Spreading The Stigma!
cra·zy ˈkrāzē/ informal adjective 1. mentally deranged, especially as manifested in a wild or aggressive way. I hate the word crazy when it comes to mental health. It's the epitome of mental health stigma. People believe that just because someone has a mental illness, that they are "crazy and will kill someone." While obviously that … Continue reading We’re Not Crazy!