What happened to You is not your fault. You are healing. You are getting better. One step at a time. Hold on, Pain Ends. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy state of mind. Love, Francesca.
Dear lovely parents, Stop motivating us by comparing us To people our age. You’re tarnishing Our self-esteems - by doing so. Stop using us as A container for Your own rage. Rage caused by things You had to endure in life. We ask only for Your love and support.** Thank you for being with me. … Continue reading A Letter To All Parents
And the Moon Said to me - Darling, you Do not have to be whole in order to shine. We can disagree And still love each other Unless your disagreement Is rooted in my oppression And denial of my humanity And right to exist. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy … Continue reading The Moon And Us
It's been three months since I lost my grandfather. I took time to contemplate about him and came across a passage in a book I'm currently reading. It goes... No matter where I am born, whether it is in fortunate or unfortunate states of existence, I will definitely have to die. Whether I am born … Continue reading Death Is Certain
I have been living with bipolar disorder for about 4 years now. It was initially misdiagnosed as Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Since Bipolar 2 disorder is characterised mainly by severe depressive episodes and hypomaina (which can be hard to detect and diagnose - since most, if not all people exhibit hypo-mania as extreme happiness). Whereas, … Continue reading The Dark Side of Bipolar Disorder
Certain Chronic illnesses are linked to mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Symptoms of Depression are as follows: Persistent SadnessInsomnia or sleepinessIncreased or decrease appetiteSuicidal thoughtsLack of concentrationSocial isolationExcessive cryingRepeatedly going over thoughtsWeight gain or weight lossSlowness in activityFatigue Symptoms of Anxiety are as follows: Hyper-vigilanceLack of concentrationExcessive worryFeelings of impending doomRestlessnessIrritabilityNauseaPalpitationsTremblingRacing thoughtsSweating … Continue reading Chronic illnesses That Are Linked To Mental Health
When I was silentI heard the universe.Strangelyor maybe not so strangely,it sounded a lot like my heart. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy state of mind. Love, Francesca.