After days of feeling as low as only mental illness can bring you, this morning suddenly something hit me. There was no way I could simply eliminate the negative energy that was filling me. I could have waited for it to pass, but I wasn’t able to read or do anything with it, it had becomeRead more
Today I feel like I can’t take it anymore. Depression is hitting hard, anxiety and panic are pretty quiet. I never thought I would say it, but I miss anxiety and panic now. At least they made me feel alive. I still saw a light at the end of the tunnel. I felt that evenRead more
Sometimes it gets really hard for people suffering from mental illness to explain what we are going through, even to the people who matter the most in our life. It can be because we are afraid of not being understood, or being judged, or we just can’t find the right words.Read more
It’s eating me alive. I have no more strength to fight back. My stomach is empty, and yet I can’t eat. I’m so tired, but I can’t sleep. I don’t have anything to do during my day, but I can’t focus on anything. I don’t know what I like. I don’t know what I wantRead more
Continuation of the The Difference of Awareness. My dad went out to go to work, I stayed in bed with my mom. Soon my mom would have to get ready for work, too, but my symptoms were worsening. I started feeling pins and needles in both my arms and my legs, the nausea was stronger, theRead more
Today I want to introduce a series about awareness. I’m noticing that many of the people populating the blogosphere have suffered from some mental disorder. Actually, all over the world, one out of four people meets the criteria of some mental disorder at some point of their life. Then why do most people not know what mental disorderRead more
Namaste! I'm Mariachiara, a 25-year-old who always carries a pen and a notebook in her bag. I write, drink tea, do yoga, and find myself over and over again.