The Challenge of Staying High-Functioning While Battling Multiple Mental Illnesses

Recently I was attacked by several people online, saying I must not have “real” mental illness since I am able

Psychology Around the Net: December 9, 2017

Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at what “self-care” actually means for

Coping with Bipolar Disorder & Depression Around the Holidays

The holidays bring a special challenge to people who live with bipolar disorder or depression. The challenge is a combination

Is Your Internet Use Killing Your Productivity and Making You Depressed?

We’ve expanded our minds. It’s no longer contained inside our heads — it now includes our devices, social media, and

Your Diagnosis Does Not Define You

I’ve been diagnosed, at one point or another, with depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD. It’s an annoying characterization of myself because

Running from Our Problems

Running away has always seemed so much easier than facing the problems we have in life. We believe that, if

It’s My Birthday Again; Still Bipolar

Long time readers of mine know that I do two things on my birthday every year: Write a blog about

The holidays can easily trigger trauma

  Halloween is over. We fell back an hour and the sun is setting sooner. The holidays are upon us.