Things I Wish I Could Explain to the People Who Love/Care for Someone with Severe Mental Illness

Hi lovely readers, Happy Tuesday. Things are beginning to return to partial normalcy here in Canada, though of course businesses require that you wear a mask and we still aren't supposed to gather in groups larger than 10. It is hard for me to remember a lot of quarantine, because some of it was very … Continue reading Things I Wish I Could Explain to the People Who Love/Care for Someone with Severe Mental Illness

How to Feel Like You’re Getiing Your Shit Together (& Actually Do It)

Hi lovely reader, I feel as though my last few weeks have been utterly chaotic, and as though it is finally lifting now. I am still not sleeping well and my moods have been shifting frequently, and although I am a big advocate for trying to keep some semblance of structure and balance during tough … Continue reading How to Feel Like You’re Getiing Your Shit Together (& Actually Do It)

A How-To: Managing through Periods of Instability, Depression, Insomnia, or Episodic PTSD Symptoms

Hi lovely readers, The last month and a half or so has been very challenging. Sobriety has brought me a lot of ease in many areas, but mental health related issues tend to become more apparent, at least in my case, when I am not coping with drugs. The first 3 months of being clean … Continue reading A How-To: Managing through Periods of Instability, Depression, Insomnia, or Episodic PTSD Symptoms