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Come and join us in helping to reduce stigma around mental health by sharing your story #thisisme #losethelabel pic.twitter.com/56QeeKVYHx — Leeds & York NHS PFT (@LeedsandYorkPFT) October 7, 2016
This is an example of blatant and condescending stigmatization of mental illness. Fox business commentator tells caller that her bipolar disorder is imaginary. It is the most ignorant, uneducated, condescending I’ve actually heard. This guy’s arguments are so flawed that I can’t even…ahhh! Please, you have to listen to this!
What I find confusing about being Bipolar is that I don’t know which is the real me? Am I happy or hypomanic? Am I sick (low thyroid?), grumpy or am I depressed? Where on the spectrum do I lie? Where am I? Which one of these moods represents the real me? Or am I justContinue reading “Who Am I?”
Yesterday I was feeling down. Then I realised that I have cold AND HOT running water and I was happy again. We are blessed. There are countless little things that we are blessed to have access to. We do not have a right to anything, we are just lucky to live where we do whichContinue reading “Epiphany”