Tag Archives: mental illness

Social Anxiety: The Hopeful Journey Toward a Panic-Free Life

Social anxiety plagues many people today. This is Derek’s story. “It started back in kindergarten. The heart palpitations, the dizziness, the shaking – the overwhelming panic associated with being line leader. Most kindergartners cherished the chance to stand at the … r

How To Find A Mother Figure When Your Mom Has a Mental Illness

My name is Ally Golden and I wrote my memoir, A Good Soldier, about my relationship with my mother, who suffered from Borderline Personality Disorder. Because of her disease, my mother and I never had a normal relationship. The love … r

What Happens When Productivity Meets Mental Illness?

More and more people nowadays struggle with poor mental health. This is an unfortunate outcome of the stressful nature of modern life. And what many of us don’t realize is that, when you suffer from disorders of the mind, it … r

7 Things a Person with a Mental Illness Doesn’t Want to Hear

In the United States alone, nearly one out of every five people is suffering with one or more mental illnesses. That means that when a person passes you by on the street, they have a better chance of having a … r

Do You Have An Eating Disorder?

There are different types of eating disorders and the situation is always different between two individuals. Similarly, the reasons causing eating disorder may be different from one person to another as well. r

10 Ways to Survive the Diagnosis of Mental Illness in a Loved One

You always knew in your heart that your brother/mother/spouse/child was not doing okay. But you had so hoped it would be stress, the flu lack of sleep…anything else than this…a diagnosis of a serious mental illness. What do you do? r