Right now I feel like I’m standing on fairly level ground looking back over the past several months of spiraling anxiety and depression like a rocky, brambly, dark, deep canyon I just traversed. Things are slowing down now and seem a bit brighter. All the sleepless nights and nightmares, the headaches and stomachaches, the loss [...]

By |2016-11-30T12:17:22-07:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Jess Landwer

Bipolar has destroyed me. I suffer from a mental illness known as Bipolar disorder. Most people know it as the "happy and sad disorder". Most people know it as one stage you are elated, and the other, you are depressed. Yes, you are right about the "sad" being depression. But the "happy" spectrum, you aren't [...]

By |2016-11-28T09:40:27-07:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: Bipolar, Stigma Fighter's Poetry, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Beth Moore

It Shines By: Beth Moore I’m quick to reflect on high school glory days. It’s pretty silly, seeing as how I’ve not even reached the 10-year reunion mark. Flipping through my old yearbook, I noticed one of my favorite teachers wrote “Dear Beth, calling you a delicate flower would not give justice to your violently [...]

By |2016-11-20T18:37:54-07:00November 21st, 2016|Categories: Bipolar, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Erica Roberts

“Give it up for adoption,” he said, waving his hands as he spoke. “I’m sure there’s options other than a traumatic surgery if you don’t want a child.” He grinned and sipped his coffee. “But really,” he continued, carelessly setting down the cup and nearly knocking it over, “I have zero say in the matter, [...]

By |2016-11-09T08:27:46-07:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: Depression, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Arslan Akhtar Ali

My name is Arslan Akhtar Ali and I am from Islamabad, Pakistan.I was having left eye ptosis by birth. My life went painful when my father started beating my mom on daily basis at that time I was only 5 years old.I started suppressing my emotions but I was unaware of the upcoming more extremely [...]

By |2016-11-01T08:57:49-07:00November 4th, 2016|Categories: Depression, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments