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,…

The Popular Kids

Almost everybody remembers their high school years. For me, mine weren’t that long ago, under 10 years as a matter of fact. However, I couldn’t care less. For me, high school was basically torture, as I imagine it was for most of us with undiagnosed mental illnesses. Yet, there is one thing that still bothers…

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…

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…