The Restored Holiday Spirit While Suffering With Depression

This post is a part of Nicole Carman’s mental health-related holiday post series, “Taking Care of your Mental Health during the Holiday Season.” To see the post line-up for the previous and remaining posts in this series, please visit “https://www.navigatingdarkness.com/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-during-the-holiday-season …” this page on Nicole’s blog, Navigating Darkness. If you enjoy this post, please comment and […]

Do What You Like, Not What Others Like

About a week and a half ago, I finally handed over the completed applications at the Social Security Office for my disability benefits. I feel no shame. It will be a long time before I find out if my information qualifies according to them, but I am glad I finally gave them the papers and […]

My Bipolar Experience

The last few months have been scary beyond belief. I have always had ups and downs with my mood going from very upbeat to an extreme feeling of despair or anger. But I have always managed to only have this happen when things get really bad. But lately this is far more frequent and it […]