Posts tagged mental health
The Truth Behind Panic Attacks

I don’t know how to talk about “panic attacks” in general, since every single one of them seems pretty different, even for the same person, and even in the same period of time.

In my case, none of them was or felt the same.

They all told me a different story, they all taught me a different lesson, and I guess that’s why they are THAT hard, that overwhelming, that suffocating and that powerful and damaging at the same time.

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Why You Shouldn't Be Ashamed of Having to Deal with a Mental Illness

I hear this story many times, the story of people having to hide on a daily basis and even to their most loved ones that they are dealing with a mental illness, and I wonder: what could possibly be more draining than that? What could possibly be more challenging than having to hide something that is killing you inside?

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The Year I Survived Hell

I’m sometimes asked about last year and I rarely know how to respond. How could I possibly describe hell in a few words? How could I possibly look at someone in the eye and say what I’ve been through? But I guess its important to try to describe it just in case someone else is living the same, because maybe knowing that other people have also been there and have survived can make them feel less alone or less desperate, and it is only fair to share it to honor the journey of the courageous, tremendously valuable and fascinating humans that survive mental health issues every day. 

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