Dissociative Identity Disorder: Villain or Victim?

It is very easy to use mental health concerns as intriguing plot twists or character faults in today’s film, television, and literature the same way it is very easy to kick someone who is already down. Physical illness is also used to bend a plot arch and blindside viewers, however it isn’t quite the same….

7 Medication Myths

There are so many myths and distortions surrounding psychiatric medication. Let’s tear them apart, shall we? Myth: Psychiatric medications will turn me into a zombie.  Some medications can make you feel fatigued, decrease your appetite, or even lower libido. This doesn’t make you a zombie, these are just regular side effects of a lot of medications. However, everyone is different,…

Self Care: More Than Just Cucumber Slices On Your Eyes

When we think of someone practicing self care, we often get an image of someone with a charcoal face mask on, relaxing in a bathtub, drinking herbal tea, and reading a book about “not sweating the small stuff”. Which is all great, don’t get me wrong, reader. I’d love to be soaking in a lush…