Bipolar Disorder: Why I’m Stuck on Medication for Life

Bipolar Disorder: Why I’m Stuck on Medication for Life

I had a rocky start to life. Colic, sleep dysregulation, separation anxiety, utter fear and unrest, all before the age of 5. I saw child psychologists, school psychologists, and even had meetings with teachers. Nothing helped. My moods were unstable since square one,...
How to Cope with Family Members with Mental Illness

How to Cope with Family Members with Mental Illness

Dealing with a someone with mental illness can be difficult. You can now imagine how overwhelming it can be when dealing with a family member with mental illness. It is not any easier than dealing with one’s own mental illness. Most times, mental illness is not...
Ways to Cope with Loneliness During the Holiday Season

Ways to Cope with Loneliness During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here once again. This time of the year is always full of excitement, togetherness, and love. It is the season to be jolly and to spend time with friends and family. However, not everyone celebrates merrily during this holiday season. This festive...
How To Cope With Depression

How To Cope With Depression

When we think about the issue of depression, we often picture a sad and socially withdrawn individual struggling to cope with basic everyday life. Our North American culture tends to view those suffering from this condition as being weak-minded, mentally...
7 Easy Tips to beat depression

7 Easy Tips to beat depression

Every human, at one point or another, has experienced some form of depression. Depression makes you question the purpose of your existence; it wins if you cannot answer this question and completely engulfs you.  It drives a wedge between you and the rest of the world,...