Pretending To Be A Genius

So you all haven’t heard from me in a while, I apologize. I’ve been going through a inexplicably difficult time recently, and I was fearful that my depression was returning. As you all can probably imagine, that fear was debilitating on its own right. Add to that fear, the increasing pain in my back, and…

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…

Reason To Live

It was recently, scrolling through Twitter, that I stumbled upon a fellow that was asking for reasons to stay alive. (P.S if you haven’t followed me on Twitter, my handle is @AlanWolfgang, just sayin) Now this obviously is a red flag for mental illness sufferers, in more ways than one I might add. It unfortunately…

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…

Hiding Behind Humor

So this is a “coping” skill that I used back when I was depressed. Whether or not it is a good coping skill, I have no clue. What I do know, is that it worked for me, especially with my social anxiety. If you read the title, you probably already know what I’m going to…