The Moon And Us

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 [...]

Advertisements

Death Is Certain

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 [...]

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, [...]

Chronic illnesses That Are Linked To Mental Health

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 [...]

Rose Petal

Let everything happen to you. Beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final. Let that last rose petal fall. I promise you will bloom again. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy state of mind. Love, Francesca.

Focus

Focus on your strengths, Not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, Not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, Not your misfortunes. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy state of mind. Love, Francesca.