The Dark Side of Bipolar Disorder

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, [...]

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Overcoming Fear

Fear can be real and it can also be an illusion. Sadly enough the fear that keeps people in the prison of their minds is an illusion. Fear of success. Fear of rejection. Fear of change. You should confront your fears and see what life has to offer on the other side. Being aware of [...]

Reclaiming My Body Part 1

This article may be sensitive for certain readers. Please take notice of this. It contains content regarding sexual assault. Whilst Growing Up When I was younger, I was always an extremely reserved and introverted kid who felt comfortable in her own skin. I grew up in a sheltered household that was full of love and [...]

Remember This

Remember... Remember who you are. Remember how you got here. Remember what you love. Remember what happiness is. Remember your friendships. Remember where you're going. Remember to accept your diagnosis. Remember that you are not your illness. Remember to have hope, to love and have aspirations. Remember to allow yourself to feel and to live. [...]

Silent Sands of Illness

Spheres be fed the blackened beast, For long to fill his gluttonous feast. Not life itself could escape its grasp, For death to all the plague they clasp. Yet random the beast, it toyed its prey, Amused with game of chance to play. Ally of time, its patient was astound, Stomach growls the best around. [...]