Struggling with Depression- Reblog

Ok guys another reblog.
this lovely girl shared this post specifically on MHA post so I am reblogging this one. but I read her other content too and it’s like she is speaking for so many of us, very relatable.
Go check her blog please.

My Life with PTSD, Bipolar & Bpd

I’m struggling with my depression. To cope I am saying my affirmations out loud three times. Along with a lot of deep breaths. But this depression is getting to me. I’m feel as if my consciousness keeps repeating negative thoughts. At the moment I’ve been obsessing over the messages I read. They oh so nicely end my relationship of a year and some. I just thought you would better, understand my state of mind. In the beginning I felt numb. I felt nothing. I can’t think straight. I can hardly write without negative thoughts. I’m glad I’m working a lot lately. The key is staying as busy as I can. Any help tips?

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Blinding screaming chaos!

I feel like a molecule bouncing here and there voilently. A lost confused molecule. I am crying and I am laughing. It's too much happening at once. When I saw the daily post leaving the hardest feeling that hit me was fear. Fear of loss. Something that has successfully crippling me throughout my life. Fear... Continue Reading →

Re-Admitted – Reblog

Next I am reblogging a post by our lovely Barb. I won’t say a lot here just that..I just love her!
There is so much honesty in her writing it will make you feel every syllable of it.
Please go pay a visit at her blog.

Bipolar Barb

Thank you all for your support, love, and encouragement during what has been a difficult time. Much love to you all. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

IMG_0680 Being admitted to Behavioral Hospital. Photo provided by author

As some of you know, I was in the emergency room on Friday, March 23, because I couldn’t stop self-harming. I was there from 4:00 PM until about 6:30AM the next day, when I was transferred to, I’ll call it, Behavioral Hospital. It’s a mental institution, but calling it that would be self-stigmatizing.

I was transferred because they didn’t have any beds at ECT Hospital, which devastated me. I like the psych ward at ECT Hospital, and know what to expect, especially because I was just there in the beginning of March. I was scared when the ambulance arrived at Behavioral Hospital.

IMG_0681 Just got home. Photo provided by author

But I ended up loving many of my fellow patients…

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~ 🌼 ~ Working on Me ~ 🌼 ~ (Self-Help) – Reblog

Aaand a post by Beckie, one of my favorite people around here who is always supporting fellow bloggers especially friends with mental health issues.
Do check her blog if you haven’t already.

Beckie's Mental Mess

Image result for image of reading a bookGood Afternoon, My Friends.  Happy Hump Day to you all!  Hope your week is going well so far.

As some of you know, I just started this segment of working on me last week.  Reading self-help books and trying desperately to keep my anxiety at bay, as well as my emotions intact.  To be honest, I’m realizing this is not an easy task, but I have no other choice but do this on my own at the moment.

Back in March, I learned that my Medicaid Insurance cut me off with no warning.  The reasoning was that I earned too much through my Disability.  In my opinion, “That’s a load of shit.”  One sum per month, with expenses taken out in order to survive, and they just cut you loose without evening knowing what the individual is going through.  I’m without my therapist and my psychiatrist now since that time.  

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Poem; Difference. – Reblog

a poem that I just have to share by our friend Lawrence, who blogs about his struggles with bipolar disorder with honesty and eloquence.

Being bipolar.

difference

Difference scares

Facing a different person

Is facing the unknown

The unknown scares

The public wants “different”

But they cannot handle it

They cannot understand it

They want an outside the box view

Yet they live inside

Where they are comfortable.

For us, it’s a bit reversed

We don’t know or don’t want to know

What is inside the box

As we are living and operating outside of it.

Until we find a level playing field

We will never be accepted

We are different

We scare.

Peace and serenity

Lawrence Copyright© June 2018

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“It’s all in your head” is as real as it gets – Reblog

Here’s something we all wan’t want to scream at the whole world so that maybe somebody would understand.

I am reblogging a post by Ashley about anxiety and misconception around it. I see her actively helping around fellow bloggers please do check her blog.

Mental Health @ Home

brain depicted as computer chip

Your chest feels so tight that it’s making it hard to breathe.  Your heart is racing, and a quick check of your pulse confirms this.  Your partner says “relax, it’s just your anxiety”, and that only makes you feel more agitated.  Your body feels like it’s ready to explode, you have no idea what’s going on, and the pain is only getting worse.  You feel terrified and powerless, and for lack of a better option you decide to go to emergency to get checked out.  They run some blood tests and do an ECG.  The doctor comes in, gives you only the briefest of glances, and says “everything came back normal.  Looks like it’s all in your head.  Go home and get some sleep”.

If you’re anything like me you’d probably feel like slapping both doctor and partner upside the head.  But before we run off in that direction, let’s…

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Negative grandiosity – Reblog

Here I am reblogging post of the very first person who joined me on my mental health awareness mission. Can’t thank her enough.

Please feel free to reach out, read, talk and be there for each other.

SophiesWisdom7

A lot of us claim to be humble.  Humility is the idea that we are not the best.  We are not the only one out there.  There are many like us, many better than us.  We can acknowledge our skills, but not brag about them.

But at the same time, a lot of us (without telling others) act as if others are more important.  It seems to be related to humility, but off in a self serving way.  Contradictory, I know.  I’ll try, but no guarantees I’ll get it out right.

Humility is a spectrum.  One one end, you have the “not humble.”  That person who says they are the best and acts as if they are the only person on earth who can do or say or think that way.

Then on the other end is the “humble” person.  This person will serve others needs or ideas before themselves. …

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Author’s Note- MHA

Before I lose my confidence and get all Awkward and get lost into procrastination tunnel.. lets proceed to phase two of the Mental Health Awareness Mission/Drive/Champagne/Project. I have straightened the post a little. But I still need to fully update its content. And drafted this author's note to attach with the post when forwarding it... Continue Reading →

WE JUST HIT A 100 MARK!!!!!

Now we have stories of 100 beautiful souls on our Mental Health Awareness post. Now I might just go and look outside the window what day and time it is… Umm..ok..later! Thank you everyone..would never ever EVER be able to do this on my own !!   Kindly visit my post Warriors Invited To Raise... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk- it’s important.

Last 15 days I have been on an emotional rollercoaster ride that I cannot just put in words. Reading about people struggling with vicious demons within their own bodies gives you shocks and shudders literally. I made MHA post on 27th April and since then all my energies are directed towards its success. Now a few... Continue Reading →

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