Rant: Religion is Not a Cure for Mental Illness

Originally posted on This Bipolar Brat:
Disclaimer: I am an atheist. I’m out and loud about my atheism. However, this post isn’t about my beliefs or your beliefs. It’s about some’s ignorant beliefs when it comes to mental illness and mental health. ? This rant is about a type of toxic positivity (Check out the…

My Retort

I chose yesterday of all days, to turn off the feature that had me pre-approve all comments on my posts. I chose to do this because of the way my mind was working at the time. My mind very forcefully said, “Who cares if someone disagrees or doesn’t like my post, or says something negativeContinue reading “My Retort”

Confession Time

Listen Up Confession time. Recently, I broke up with my boyfriend, many of you know. What I haven’t been talking about is everything he has been doing to get me back. He has been busting his ass proving himself worthy to be with me. The bad part in all of this, is his standing withContinue reading “Confession Time”

Fighting Mental Health Stigma

The Problem There are so many issues as a result of mental health stigma. At the most basic, stigma discriminates and alienates people who are pretty rough on themselves already. On a national level, we have a fragmented healthcare system which further alienates the mentally ill. We lack adequate mental health care professionals, and theContinue reading “Fighting Mental Health Stigma”

The End

Well it’s official. My boyfriend and I have broken up. He thinks I should be happy because I won’t have his controlling ass looming over me constantly but he just doesn’t get it. In fact, men in general, just don’t get it. Why can’t men realize that all we wanted was you? All we wantedContinue reading “The End”

Write Out Loud-The Choice

The Choice by Brooks Schwartz The decision was made long before the line etched in dirt was reached. A journey of dissolution and compromise had turned black and white to grey. It was not a matter of the two choices and their consequences. It was war between guilt and selfishness. Justification of sin. Fingers pointedContinue reading “Write Out Loud-The Choice”