Category Archives: Mental Illness

Depression, Isolation, Suicide, helplessness, despondent, hopelessness,

BIPOLAR EPISODE IN REAL TIME : Right now!

Originally posted on AHUELON NEWS JOURNAL:
Yes I am in the mist of an episode right this minute. I have been manic most of the last few days. This blog will probably not be my best writing, because I am…

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Mentoring Is An Overlooked Resource For Fighting Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Mentors are a support system like no other, and I am wondering if they could be more powerful than any other resource being used today, when it comes to supporting people with mental issues, and their family and friends who … Continue reading

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A Small Mentoring Group Shares Memories of Robin Williams…And Their Own Struggles

I belong to a small group of ladies who all suffer from severe depression, are bipolar, or have a family member or friend with serious issues. We meet regularly and discuss whatever we need to talk about. Our recent meeting … Continue reading

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Educating The Masses Is The ONLY SOLUTION To Getting Mental Awareness OUT OF THE CLOSET

It is my belief that educating the public is the ONLY way to get society to understand the importance of the epidemic the world is facing with their collective biases and stigmas they place on the subject of MENTAL HEALTH. … Continue reading

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An Unasked Question Answered….A Surprising Gift From a Friend.

A friend’s guidance showed me my current purpose.  Purposes change over a lifetime. God sees the big picture of why we are here on earth, but we only see a chapter at a time as we amble through life.  I … Continue reading

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Tough Winter: Surprising Cause

I have not blogged in a long time.  Here is why. I usually have challenges during the winter months because of the darkness and rain.  This past year from December until May was particularly bad for me. I ended up … Continue reading

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WHY I BLOG and WHAT MOTIVATES ME

I want to help bring mental illness out of the closet, into the open and into everyday conversations. I want to promote understanding that anyone can be effected, and that because of the stigmas attached to having mental problems we … Continue reading

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