Category: Mental Health

I have bipolar II disorder. That means, according to scientists, that my neurotransmitters do not work correctly. Specifically, according to Mental Help’s essay on Neurochemistry and Endocrinology in Bipolar Disorder, “dopamine,...

My wife and I were discussing our New Year’s Eve plans, and how I’d be going to bed long before midnight. She was obviously let down — once again....

2018 can leave now. 2018 was the year where OCD hijacked my daughter’s brain and took our family hostage. It was the year where everything I thought I knew...

A few weeks ago, I fell to pieces. As cliché as that sounds, it is really the only clear-cut way to describe how it felt when my soul quickly began...

When you think of the holiday season, you probably think of bright lights running along people’s rooftops, radio stations overplaying that horrid “Baby It’s Cold Outside” song that’s been...

A while back, I set a goal for myself to become a more self-aware adult. In other words,  I want to live authentically in all things that I do. But...

Dear Daughter, You’re sleeping peacefully next to me in your bed right now, snoring quietly. It’s so calm in here, with the fan blowing, the white noise machine whirring,...

Before I traded khakis for sweats and office mates for a cute dog at my feet to be a work-at-home parent, I worked as an office manager for a...

Everyone’s lives are different, and not everyone has the same routine. But, there are a few “everyday” tasks most of us do in order to live and function in...

“How are you?” Every day, without fail, at least one friend will send me a message to check in. Recently it has been one friend in particular who, if...