How I Deal with My Depression

I have experienced very severe Major Depressive Disorder. It lasted for years. I felt sad and hopeless most of the time during that period. I have thankfully been able to come out the other side of Depression. Here’s how I have managed to overcome it: Medication Medication can work by … Continue reading “How I Deal with My Depression”

The Difference Between Bipolar 1 and Bipolar 2

Bipolar disorder is categorized as a major mood disorder. It involves extreme highs and lows. In this major mood disorder category there is Bipolar 1, Bipolar 2, and Cyclothimia. Bipolar 1 Bipolar 1 involves full-blown manic episodes. Mania can include irritable or elated mood, spending more money than usual, hypersexualization, … Continue reading “The Difference Between Bipolar 1 and Bipolar 2”

15 Warning Signs Someone is Suicidal

1. Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live Someone can start talking like this when they think they have no other options left. They could have just either tried a treatment plan that didn’t work for them or haven’t reached out to treatment yet. 2. Talking about … Continue reading “15 Warning Signs Someone is Suicidal”

My Experience with being in a Mental Hospital

Everything started when I told my mom about my hallucinations on a Saturday night. This lead me to have a severe panic attack. I was hyperventilating and throwing up so my parents took me to a near by behavioral health hospital. At this point I was catatonic and don’t remember … Continue reading “My Experience with being in a Mental Hospital”

Depression- How to deal with lack of motivation and loss of interest

Depression can take a lot out of you. You can lose motivation and even lose interest in things you once loved. Here are some tips to help you feel more motivated and more interested in things: Have a morning routine Save things you enjoy for the morning, this will help … Continue reading “Depression- How to deal with lack of motivation and loss of interest”

My Partial Hospitalization Program Experience

I was in a mood track of PHP. I cross tracked with an anxiety group. I was also a part of the millennial group which was people aged 18 to 26. In order to cross track I had to fill out questionnaires and meet with a counselor from the different … Continue reading “My Partial Hospitalization Program Experience”

My GRE experience (general test – computer version)

I was at my testing site around 40 minutes before the test was scheduled to be taken. At my testing site we needed to present our form of id at the front desk then I was given a form where I needed to rewrite a statement and sign. Behind that … Continue reading “My GRE experience (general test – computer version)”