Self Care

I realized that I have discussed a lot about coping mechanisms, but haven’t really addressed self care. I think the reason why I haven’t acknowledged self care is that there aren’t a lot of positive connotations that go along with self care for those who struggle with mental health. We can be seen as “selfish”…

Strawberry Ice Cream

Do you ever get anxiety leading up to a certain date or time because of a past traumatic experience? Anniversaries, birthdays, and holidays always make you think of the one person you want to share them with who you can no longer do that with… Well today, 31 March 2020 marks the five year passing…

Hide Away

In this new chapter of my life with my new job, I found myself hiding my bipolar diagnosis from everyone I have come in contact with. I feel as though I am living a double life and it is exhausting. In my last job, I made a point to publicize my bipolar status via Facebook…