Medication and Mental Illness

Taking medication for mental illness has always been a struggle for me. Not because I think it makes me weak, but because I know most of society thinks so. I'd like to raise the argument that taking medication isn't for the weak, but for the fighters, the people ready to battle the side effects, judgement… Continue reading Medication and Mental Illness

Staying Inspired When Struggling

When I wrote my first book Waves, a poetry book surrounding my experiences with mental illness, (Purchase¬†here) I found it incredibly hard to stay inspired and motivated. It took me years (more than 5...) to compile all of the poems, edit, format, hire an artist and get the books made. My problem wasn't that I… Continue reading Staying Inspired When Struggling