depression

5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Divorce

5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Divorce

Divorces and breakups are some of the most traumatizing experiences that we can have. However, there’s almost always life lessons associated with them if we’re willing to look. Here are 5 of the biggest things I’ve learned a few years after my divorce.

The Pitfalls of Social Media and Mental Health: A Personal Story

The Pitfalls of Social Media and Mental Health: A Personal Story

The dangers of social media on mental health has been abound in the news lately, but recently I discovered them the hard way. Of course, I’d experienced the frustration and angst that goes along with some interactions over the internet, and I’d had some disparaging remarks thrown at me in the past, but never have I felt my mental health deteriorate so rapidly and from such an onslaught.

Mental Health and The Stigma Within Ourselves

Mental Health and The Stigma Within Ourselves

Though society has come a long way, the stigma surrounding mental health is still very real, but what role do we, as those dealing with mental illness, play in keeping it alive?

Pokemon Go and Its Effects on Mental Health

Pokemon Go and Its Effects on Mental Health

Pokemon Go has not only been a tremendous blow in the fight to end childhood obesity, but it is a giant leap in helping mental health.

"It's Not That Simple" - Behind The Scenes

"It's Not That Simple" - Behind The Scenes

If you deal with mental health issues and take medication, then you might understand what I'm talking about. This is my inspiration behind that specific poem.