I even keep a gratitude journal now and I meditate every day – it feels a little gross, to be honest.
You will know what it's like to be in awe of yourself, startled but not afraid.
Being happy makes me a little crazy. And if you've ever thought you were the only one, I assure you – it's actually a really common thing.
Even when depression keeps me in bed. Even when anxiety has me bailing at the last second. Please don't give up on me.
Your mental health is more important than ever, and if there were ever a time to be vigilant about keeping all your marbles in the jar, it's now.
The unspoken truth: There is a particular kind of agony that comes with the realization that you could be good in every way, and mental illness will still chew you up and spit you back out.
In a society that tells us we're broken if we have one mental illness, what happens when you have six?
To be clear, being transgender is not a mental illness. But I absolutely believe that mental illness can impact our experiences of being transgender.
It's true that I don't know your story or your struggle. But I hope that, by knowing mine, you'll feel less alone.
When I lost "bipolar," I lost more than just a label – I lost the story that helped me make sense of it all.