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What People are Doing for Mental Health Awareness Month

  May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Below are some some things that I have come across that people are doing to recognize this.  Many of these things you can do very easily to help raise awareness about mental health … Continue reading

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March Madness: Basketball vs Candidates

March Madness usually refers to college football. I think this year it will refer to the madness   of how the candidates can’t prove what they stand for and the campaigns all rely on mudslinging. March Madness usually refers to … Continue reading

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40 Celebrities who have Bipolar Disorder

  There  many actors, actresses, mathematicians, scientists, athletes, musicians, artists, poets, authors, and politicians who have bipolar disorder. You will be surprised as to how many there are.  Right now, there are almost 300 of these celebrities I have included. For … Continue reading

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To the People who are Embarrassed to know me

Note: Look for the red writing if you want to just skip to actual letter. I have often wondered if people distance themselves from me when they find out I have bipolar disorder and/or have a manic episode. I have evaluated … Continue reading

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Brandon Marshall and the Super Bowl

  Brandon Tyrone Marshall (wide receiver with Jets) won’t be playing with the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl this year, but if he was I would be rooting for him. (not Brandon Marshall, linebacker, who is questionable in today’s game.) I … Continue reading

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Black History Month and Mental Illness

Please note: I, in no way have meant to disrespect anyone. It is merely to point some things out about mental illnesses. I hope that no one takes offense to this blog in any way.   If for some reason you … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Reality of Mental Illness “They Say” by Allen Minor

Warning: This could be triggering  Check out this poem on Youtube They say… -They say that everyday above ground is a good day. They say when life gives you lemons you’ve gotta make lemonade. They say that when things don’t … Continue reading

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Tom Sullivan: Does Fox discriminate against people with mental illnesses?

I am starting to wonder if Fox does not like people with mental illnesses. The recent story of  Fox news host, Tom Sullivan, telling a caller that her illness is made up  is not the first time that Fox has added … Continue reading

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Finding Your Purpose and Going After Your Dreams

I have been a mental health advocate for over 25 years. I have been in and out of psychiatric hospitals so many times that I have lost count. However, I also have accomplished a lot before going on disability. For … Continue reading

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