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A Song I Relate to My Healing of Bipolar Disorder

I sometimes feel hesitant when sharing music I love online because much of the music I listen to means a lot to me and I don’t want it to feel less special when sharing. It’s also about feeling understood.

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A Letter to Myself When Experiencing a Manic Episode

While I haven’t experienced a manic episode due to Bipolar Disorder in over a year and am being properly treated for it now, I wanted to write a letter to myself if I am one day in that place again.

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I Have Bipolar Disorder

It was spring 2019 when I began feeling not myself.

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Watching Taylor Swift’s Documentary as Someone in Eating Disorder Recovery

On Friday, Taylor Swift’s documentary, “Miss Americana,” premiered on Netflix. The film is bold, poignant and honest. 

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Review of “People Say I’m An Artist, But I Don’t Feel Like One”

Surrounded by sunlight streaming in from the window, I am sitting on my bed, propped up with fluffy pillows, reading Danielle Lowe’s People Say I’m An Artist, But I Don’t Feel Like One. 

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Shane Dawson’s New Video Is Full of Important Reminders About Eating Disorders

Friday evening, Shane Dawson’s video on Eugenia Cooney returning to YouTube after seeking treatment for an eating disorder came out. As a fan of Shane and someone who overcame an eating disorder, I watched it immediately. The video does start out with a trigger warning, and encourages those who are triggered by talk about treatment or eating disorders to be cautious when viewing the content.

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The Harmful Misconception About Demi Lovato’s Drug Overdose We Need to Stop Believing

I think it’s easy for many people to look at Demi Lovato right now, who sadly is in the hospital right now due to an alleged overdose (and is thankfully reported stable), and think, “Oh, just another celebrity.” It’s easy for people to not take this seriously because they see this celebrity who, in their eyes, is far-removed and not relatable. Reality shows a different side though, because in 2014, about 21.5 million Americans ages 12 and older struggled with a substance use disorder.