That which does not kill us makes us stronger. ~ Kanye West (…or Friedrich Nietzsche)
I started medication at the age of six for anxiety, depression and OCD, and I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 17. After searching for answers, following many bouts of depression and hopelessness, I decided to escape the emotional jail built for me. About eighteen months ago, I did a complete 18. Below are a few things from my “toolbox” that have helped me live a life I never thought possible. I spent all those years looking for someone or something to save me, all I needed was to look within myself.
It is important to be mindful of how events in the world and how we engage with them through media can affect our outlook and mental health.
Anxiety is something that many members of our society struggle with on a day-to-day basis. It often becomes this inescapable reality that is their life.