I almost took all my pills but I didn’t. Here’s why.
I was skeptical because semantics can ruin a case in the legal system. But, either way, Johnny Depp won whether you were a fan in the beginning or not. He put his life out there for the world to see and so many people are happy that he did.
They Say There’s No Such Thing as a Dumb Question Somebody lied. Listen, I have been sitting through this trial and contemplating going to law school. There is so much craziness in this case that I don’t even know how to explain it. HOWEVER, I will try because I like you people. Dos and Don’tsContinue reading “The Mad Woman’s View of the Johnny Depp v Amber Heard Trial (So Far….)”
Maybe writing about this will help me figure out what is wrong with me and why I am so invested in this case.
Just as there are bad days, there are good days. I appreciate the good days when they come and sometimes we have to focus on the positive to make it through the bad days.
I Don’t Know MUCH BUT… I do know that therapy should be a bit more tailored to the person that is receiving it. The last time I was at Southern Maryland, I wasn’t as knowledgeable regarding psychology. I was obtaining my Associate’s at the time but I just think that there is so much moreContinue reading “Tales from the Psych Ward (Part 3): “Therapy””
If you see someone doing something that isn’t right, don’t just assume they have a mental illness. There are some people with mental illnesses that do not act like this and it is not up to us to throw diagnoses out there based on ONE incident. Before obtaining a diagnosis from a PROFESSIONAL, there is a work up done, records reviewed, etc. Professionals don’t just walk up on someone and diagnose them and we shouldn’t either.
Sometimes it’s best that I don’t look at the traits or qualities of people that have bipolar disorder. I sometimes use it as a crutch or an explanation for some of my irrational actions or lack of motivation. But how do you tell when your actions ARE a direct result of your mental illness? BipolarContinue reading “Don’t Use Your Mental Illness as a Crutch”
A lot of people are making a lot of comments about this man, his life, his friends, his death, his trauma, and his addiction. People are literally out here claiming that no one cared about him while he was alive. That has to be a huge lie. But I’m getting ahead of myself. How DMXContinue reading “Think Before You Speak on DMX, Mental Illness, and Addiction”
First, let’s discuss what triggers are from a mental health standpoint: A trigger is something that sets off a memory tape or flashback transporting the person back to the event of her/his original trauma. Triggers are very personal; different things trigger different people. The survivor may begin to avoid situations and stimuli that she/he thinksContinue reading “Knowing Your Triggers”