Setting Boundaries and Saying No #AnxiousHomies

You got this, and I believe in your ability to say "I can't right now" because that means you are truly taking care of yourself. To all my #AnxiousHomies out there: say "no."

I'm a Client and a Clinician

There are times I don’t have answers for clients, and when that happens, I don’t fabricate, nor do I allow anxiety to convince me I’m stupid for not having one.

My Depression Needs a Dog, But I Can't Pay

It's the same pain, the same disappointment and heartbreak that I can't afford a dog.

Anxiety En Route to Orlando

I thought, what better place to go than Orlando, Florida. There are so many attractions and fun things to do for kids.

#ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike

Please join us by using the hashtag on Twitter #ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike.

I'm Sorry to Bother You, But Please Don't Leave Me

One of the biggest lies anxiety tells us is that everything is about you or because of you.

A Collaborative Book on Schizophrenia

Seeing Her Ghosts is a book with contributions from people who have a connection with schizophrenia in any way.

Boundaries and Power

It is recommended that in order to have a strong YES, you need to say NO to the peripheral, annoying, low priories in your life.

Rejection is a Blessing

When you start to get down about being rejected, remember that there are new and exciting things to come.

Being Okay With Not Being Okay

If you are feeling depressed right now, I hope that you can find a way to express your feelings.

I Believe in the Power of Vulnerability

Today, speak your vulnerable, raw, real truth to someone. Even if it scares you to the core. You deserve to be heard

My Pain Is as Real as Your Pain

We can learn from the XOJane article. There are people out there who think human beings who have mental illness are damaged, fundamentally flawed, broken and beyond help.

Stop Calling People With Anxiety Needy

You deserve to be loved. You are important. Ask for what you need until you get it. You are not needy. You are a beautiful human.

557 Block - Where Writers Speak About Disability

Allie Burke uses disability and mental illness to inspire writers to speak their truth.

The Day I Almost Died Taught Me I Wanted to Live

The irony of this story is that I did not want to die when my hand went through that window.

3 Steps to Acknowledging Your Perfectly Hidden Depression

These steps are a beginning. They will get you out of hiding and into plain sight, where healing begins.

I Have a Disability But I'm Afraid to Check The Box

I believe it starts with being candid with your diagnosis in every day dialogue. Until that day, I don't feel comfortable checking that box.

My Suicide Attempt Doesn’t Make Me Unlovable

Regardless of any mental health struggle you have experienced in your lifetime,you are still worthy of love and belonging.

Raised By Wolves

Growth and maintenance requires a great deal of introspection and self-awareness, and sometimes I am not sure that all my Light can outweigh all my dark.

When I Stopped Fighting

When Depression heard my words it pierced its essence and the large black demon began to shed a singular tear.

My Facebook Detox Helped Me

I’m not sure if I will be returning to Facebook anytime soon. I will keep my business pages active, but I feel healthier not having Facebook in my life.

I Survived Panic Disorder—My Story

Mental illness is real. We need to be just as empathetic and sensitive to those who are managing depression as we are to people that are dealing with physical ailments or diseases.

F*ck Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is an inauthentic holiday. We don’t need one day to make our partner feel special.

The Key To Healthy Relationships is Safety

In due time, if you create a safe environment, that person will feel comfortable enough to share their feelings with you.

I Gravitate Toward People Who Don't Like Me

People who love and appreciate me know that I'm sensitive, caring and passionate. Those are the people that I will work harder to appreciate in my life.

#HumanLikeUs Tim-Can Werning Says We are All Human

No matter what we experience, what our diagnosis is, we are human beings and we deserve to be treated as such. That’s why I started the hashtag #HumanLikeUs.

The Science Behind Why Cats Pee on Things and Hiss at People

The next time that your cat pees on something, try not to get too “pissed” back at her. She is just communicating with you.

You B*tch - How Dare You Write About Me On The Internet

It's my life and my story- I have the right to tell it. I'll be mindful of the feelings of others, but not to the point where I can't express myself.

Altruism - Give Without Getting Anything Back

I know that helping other people makes me feel good. What can you do today that is an altruistic gesture?

Guest post - Why Jesus Couldn't Save Me From Depression

"Depression isn't something you can pray away. I needed support. Unfortunately, the stigma is so strong in black communities my cries went unheard." - Christy Lynn Abram

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