We're in the earliest stages of a new world for people living with a mental illness. Slowly, the topic is becoming less taboo and people are opening up about invisible illness in a way that reduces stigma and increases understanding. As such, you're likely to be on the receiving end of someone sharing they have … Continue reading 5 Things You’re Saying to People with Mental Illness Vs. What They’re Actually Hearing
My list of things I'm committed to doing without fail for continued growth and health
The church is standing on the front lines of a mental health crisis and has no idea what it's doing.
You're never going to embark on an uncharted chapter, if you haven't acknowledged where you are in the story.
In order to view bad days rightly we need to see them in the context of an overwhelmingly positive narrative.
In waiting for these stories to come to us, we're at the mercy of the benevolence of others.
The light that overcomes the darkness, even where the darkness may never know that it has been overcome.
People who never give themselves the chance to heal, will always deny others the same.
We're in the final stretch of the holiday season, and you've been invited to a thing. Here's the thing about things though. Things are often scary to go to, especially if you're one of the 7% of Americans who are living with social anxiety. For the socially anxious, the life-cycle of party participation goes something … Continue reading The Socially Anxious Person’s Guide to Partying
Most people are trying to go from a one to a ten, when they're not even in the positive numbers.