2016/12/27
carrie Fisher, bipolar, addiction, Princess Leia

Carrie Fisher the Warrior Princess who Gave Me Hope

Today, in some bizarre twist of fate, the moment Rogue One began to play on the screen, my Apple watch flashed the breaking news, Star Wars […]
2014/10/20
Amanda bynes, mentally ill, mandatory psych hold

If Amanda Bynes is Mentally Ill She’s in Danger of being Locked Away and so Are You

Last week, I read in the Daily Mail that Amanda Bynes‘ doctors are seeking to have her held in a psychiatric facility for up to one […]
2014/08/11
Robin Williams, parkinson's disease, 1-year anniversary,robin williams, suicide, bipolar, manic depression, depression

I am Robin Williams

As I sit here, I am saddened no I am devastated by the suicide of Robin Williams. I am, however, not shocked. I want to scream […]
2014/01/13
No, How to say no, Saying No

How to Say No & Not Feel Bad about it

You know what no one teaches us as children? How to say NO! Sure we may say “no” for a few years in obstinate defiance as […]
2014/01/10
keith Vidal, Throat Punch Thursday, mental illness, Schizophrenic teen, Schizophrenia, Bryon Vassey

Mentally Ill Teen, Keith Vidal, Shot & Killed because Officer Had No Time for That

The family of 18-year-old, Keith Vidal, called their local police for help when their son was behaving erratically during a schizophrenic episode last Sunday night. The […]
2013/11/12
ash beckham, closets, truth. honesty, being yoru authentic self

Coming Out of the Closet & Having a Hard Conversation

I watched this TedX video of Ash Beckham and she reminded me that hard is hard and we truly all do have our closets that we […]
2013/10/22
women's issues, body image, self-image, expectations of being a woman

Why No Woman Will Ever Be Good Enough

I read a post written recently by Petra Collins titled Why Instagram Censored My Body. You need to read it. Petra’s instagram account was for the […]
2013/08/26
Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, VMAs, MTV, Blurred Lines, We Can't Stop, twerking

The Problem with Miley Cyrus is Robin Thicke

Okay, Miley Cyrus, I get it you are not Hannah Montana. After last night’s VMA’s everyone is wondering just what the hell went so wrong in […]
2013/05/30
mental health awareness month, mental illness, bipolar, depression, OCD, PPD, Eating Disorders

When Mental Health is Marginalized

You’re crazy! Oh My God, she is acting so bipolar! I can’t go shopping this afternoon, I am so depressed! Get over it. Take a chill […]