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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.

A Mirror and Its Reflection - A Look Inside Bipolar Disorder

A Mirror and Its Reflection - A Look Inside Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a widely-known mental health illness, but it's still often misunderstood, and the stigma surrounding it is very real. Using a two-part spoken word piece A.S. Minor attempts to shed light on it in this article. STAND UP TO STIGMA.

5 Realistic Expectations When Dating My Mental Illness

5 Realistic Expectations When Dating My Mental Illness

What is it really like to date someone with mental health issues? Here are 5 realistic expectations when dating my mental illness.

Mental Health Fuels the Faithless: A Personal Journey

Mental Health Fuels the Faithless: A Personal Journey

"At a young age, I lost my faith, I gained an addiction, and I've been searching my whole life to reverse the two." This is a short glimpse into my journey of mental health and religion.

"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. 

"You Are Not Alone" - Behind The Scenes

"You Are Not Alone" - Behind The Scenes

I wrote "You Are Not Alone" for me as much as I wrote it for you. Mental illness can be a very dark place for some people, and it helps to know that, even if you can't see them, there's someone else in the darkness with you.

"They Say" - Behind The Scenes

"They Say" - Behind The Scenes

If you weren't aware, one of my poems was selected to be featured on Upworthy.com. It's entitled, "They Say," and is on the subject of suicide awareness. This was my inspiration behind that poem.

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