Surviving 2019

It’s the end of 2019 and with the new year quickly approaching I’ve been spending time reflecting. I’ve been thinking about all of my accomplishments from this year. There’s one that stands out more than all the others; I survived. Since 2012 I’ve had at least one suicide attempt each year. 2019 was the first […]

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Calming Your Anxious Mind

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with anxiety. Both generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety. At one point, my social anxiety was so severe I couldn’t even leave my house and when I did leave, I obsessed over how I looked and felt like everyone was looking at me, judging, and talking […]

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How to Cope With the Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications

When it comes to taking medication, there are usually a plethora of side effects associated with the medicine. It’s no different when you’re taking psychiatric medications like antidepressants and antipsychotics. I’ve been on medication for my mental health since age 11. I’ve stopped and started so many different meds that I’ve lost count. That being […]

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