I Am Not A Good Person

There are few times when the veil I have created around myself begins to come undone. That may sound rather cryptic, because well, it is, even for me. However, I will do my best to explain what I mean, especially while I am in a moment of clarity. Ever since I was young, I’ve had…

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,…

Life’s Hurdles

The past few days, I haven’t really been writing, or keeping up with my socials. I also have felt the all too familiar “weight” returning to my life. Which honestly, as I’ve written before, scares the absolute sh*t out of me. Yet, through what I have learned in therapy, I think that I will be…

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…

Road Of Recovery

As you all know, I underwent ECT treatment, from January ’19 to July ’19 and it has essentially cured my depression. Although, I much prefer to say that I am in remission, because depression is a sneaky illness, and can pop back up without warning. The one thing that I wanted to bring up is…

Nothing To Lose

It’s funny, when people say that they have nothing to lose, it’s usually in a negative context, but I see it differently. If you know about me and my mental health, well…it was shit. I mean, when I left my job in January, I was at rock bottom. I was sucidal almost constantly. I really…

The Past is History

To start, I want to say that this is not an invitation or a promotion of permanent brain damage. It is however, a reframing of a normally negative health condition. So, after reading that little forward, you’re probably wondering where this article is going. Fear not, by the end, you’ll have a better idea. As…