Stigma Fighters

Sarah Fader Mental Health, Non-Profit Organization 0 Comments

What is Stigma Fighters? Stigma Fighters is a non-profit mental health organization. I am the CEO and Founder, Sarah Fader. We have been featured on The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, The Wall Street Journal and Good Day New York. It all started with a glimmer of an idea I had. I wrote an article for The Huffington Post about living …

Supporting young people suffering with self-harm and eating disorders – three key lessons

Pooky Knightsmith Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Self-Harm, Treatment 0 Comments

Pooky Knightsmith is a specialist in student mental health and emotional well-being, and author of Self-Harm and Eating Disorders in Schools. Through her company In Our Hands Ltd, Pooky works with schools, parents and organisations to promote awareness of and provide training on topics related to mental health. She is also the Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Advisor for the …

Who Is In The Driver’s Seat?

Faye Kitariev Inspirational, Mental Health 0 Comments

Facebook. I am on it again. How did this happen? I was writing intentions, meditating…suddenly I am on Facebook… I can’t even tell how long it’s been: two minutes? Five? Ten? What am I doing here? What am I looking for? Back to my writing and meditation… Setting the intention. I intend to catch what gets me off track and …

Don’t Be Afraid To Shine

Sarvasmarana Ma Nithya Inspirational, Mental Health, Spiritual 0 Comments

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~ Anais Nin Being our true self takes tremendous risk and courage. By being our self we have to stand alone in our power without any fears or doubts. We have to have the audacity to trust …

Realization

Jason Insalaco Bipolar Disorder, Inspirational, Mental Health, Spiritual, Writings 0 Comments

Today I had a thought. I think it comes with awareness. I realized, I complain about life sometimes. I complain about my mental illness, silently. I complain about money. I complain about my job. I complain about people who complain. It’s a weakness. It can become a sickness, if you let it. But, there is a bigger picture. Have faith. …

Defeated?

Jason Insalaco Bipolar Disorder, Mental Health, Recovery, Writings 0 Comments

Defeated? What do you do when you feel defeated? I don’t mean losing a game or a bout with someone. I mean when life seems to kick you around when you’re at a low point and leaves you at the curb. This might sound abnormal, but is this feeling “normal” for someone living with a mental illness? Living with Bipolar …