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…

Why Compare?

This is a point that my mother brings up rather often, but rarely follows herself. My siblings and I are constantly comparing ourselves to one another. None of us like to put in hard work, me because of my depression, my sister because of her BPD, and my brother because he’d rather spend his time…

When Depression Fades

Y’know, from my personal experience, there are a lot of things people don’t talk about when it comes to depression. First things first, as I always say, depression is a normal human emotion. Depression takes over when just sadness isn’t enough. However, severe depressive disorder is not the same as depression. I was diagnosed with…

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…