Why Consistency is the Key to Mental Health Success

What time did you get up today? What time did you get up last Sunday? What time will you get up tomorrow? Does it affect mental health? It may seem a little odd to start a blog post with questions about what time you get up. There is a reason, though. Consistency, especially for mental … Continue reading Why Consistency is the Key to Mental Health Success

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling

Why You Should Journal Everyone should be doing it. The benefits are numerous. Journaling is an essential tool for a healthy mind. Dear Diary. Ha! There’s no need to ever use those words. Unless you really want to. They have been a trusted prompt for many a teenage girl, and likely more than a few … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling

12 Signals That Point to Bipolar Disorder

Frequently hard to diagnose, bipolar disorder tends to be a moving target. While a physician only gets a brief look into the life of the patient, it is often up to family and friends to provide the necessary context that can help lead to a proper diagnosis. If you or a loved one have been … Continue reading 12 Signals That Point to Bipolar Disorder

Why Men Don’t Get Help

You know one. You probably know more than one. If you really thought about it, you might know a dozen or more, and wonder why men don't get help. Who are they? Men suffering from depression or another mental illness. If you know me, that’s one you know right there. Except I got help. Disclaimer: I … Continue reading Why Men Don’t Get Help

Speaking Bipolar – A Mental Illness Translator

Bipolar is a cruel illness for so many reasons. Perhaps one of the worst is the fact that you often cannot trust the way you perceive the world around you. Hence the need for a Bipolar translator. I have joked about writing a book with this title for years. Those of us with bipolar know … Continue reading Speaking Bipolar – A Mental Illness Translator