The Magic Of Ignorance

Hopefully you could feel the sarcasm I put into that title. If not, Welcome to Out Of My Mind, a Blog where I literally write my thoughts, and try to make them relevant to mental health! So anyways, you have probably (hopefully not) dealt with a lot of ignorant people in your mental health journey,…

One Reason

I often find myself sitting on the couch watching tv, or laying in bed scrolling through my socials, and I am ALWAYS reminded about how awful people are. I think it has to do with how connected the world is these days. It seems I can’t go a single day without something reminding me about…

Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

I know I said on Twitter that I wasn’t going to write a post today, but I can’t help it when creativity strikes. Yesterday, my mind felt blank, which is something I’m getting used to, slowly but surely. I also am trying to avoid some mistakes I made with my prior blog, namely writing when…

Flipped Upside Down

A reader recently brought this up to me in a comment on a guest post of The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Blog. I never was really able to put it into words until they did it for me. I have live nearly my entire life depressed. My mother doesn’t believe that I was depressed during my…

First Day Jitters

So, if you’ve read my article I Got a Job!, you know that I have been unemployed for about 7 months now, since January. However, I can, once again, happily proclaim that I have been hired by a company in my field. Yet, yesterday, which was the day before my first day (today) I was…

Admitting You Have a Problem

Yep, I am going to bring up one of the most talked about parts of recovery. The thing is, I haven’t talked about it yet, and you haven’t heard my spin on it. So, a little back story, as you may or may not know, I was thrust into the mental health world in 2011….

Why Choose ECT

I want to say first, that ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy) should not be your first option. You should try therapy and medications first. Yeah, I know meds come with a ton of side effects, but they often take away that “weight” of depression. You know the weight I’m talking about. It makes it so that…