Colors of my mind.
Summed up in one word, this week is 'crap'!
The tragedy is not about mental illness.The tragedy is our general misunderstanding of our own ability to respond. The tragedy lies in our lost hope and dreams for a future that we still navigate.
Survival requires surrender. Surrender requires courage in letting go, and moving on. Get to know the warrior you are!
Imagine my surprise in learning it was common for bipolar and anxiety to affect individuals simultaneously. However, they forgot to explain this fact until I collapsed in the bank. Whoops!
My ultimate victory didn't come from wielding swords. No, my victory came through complete surrender.
When you begin to feel captured and held hostage in your own mind, you know you have a problem.
Yesterday, as my loved one attempted suicide, I had no choice but to finally face my fear and to be strong enough to step forward in faith of the unknown.