A Look Back: The Mask We Wear in Mental Illness

I have learned to be better and more open to the world about who I am with my family, my therapist, at times by many psychiatrists. The blog that I write, and of course with my memoir, has been my way of shedding my masks over the years. It took me years after my last suicide attempt to get to a place where I could open up.

Signs of Hope and More

I am an Etsy shop owner. When I first opened my Etsy shop my goal was to make a line of gifts, cards, magnets, stickers and wall art for MENTAL HEALTH RECOVERY AND WELLNESS. I thought… there is not much out there that I am aware of–not many cards or gifts specifically for people with… Continue reading Signs of Hope and More

The Masks We Wear in Mental Illness

This is an in-depth look at a chapter in my memoir. I wrote a short post about this subject and I extended the post to really explore the subject. An in Depth Look at my Masks in my Mental Illness Life The masks we wear in our mental illness hide the real people that we… Continue reading The Masks We Wear in Mental Illness

The Masks we Wear in Our Mental Illness

The masks we wear in our mental illness hide the real people that we are inside. One of the most common themes in my life is the masks that I have had to wear throughout my diagnosis and even before my diagnosis. The mask, or even masks, were the result of trying to hiding the… Continue reading The Masks we Wear in Our Mental Illness