May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Last year I gave my recommendations for YA books that have to do with mental health, so this year I thought I would do the same, but for TV!Read More »
“It’s okay not to be okay.”Read More »
“Why is it that mental illness leaves its sufferers feeling guilty for something that is genuinely beyond their control?”
The more I read about mental illness, the more I understand about my own mental health. Whether its through memoirs or fiction, I’m learning that I’m not alone. I always thought that I didn’t become depressed until I started to have chronic pain. I contributed the two to one another; I have depression because of my pain, there is a direct correlation between the two. I can’t be the person I want to be because I’m limited by my illness. This causes me to be depressed. However, I’m coming to realize that I was showing some signs during childhood that weren’t exactly healthy or normal.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Over this month, I plan to do different posts about mental health and how it affects my life. To start, I present my story: