This post shares a story of a woman that has struggled with mental illness for the majority of her life. This story is also of a woman who has worked extremely hard to get to where she is today, through asking for help. She has struggled, but also persevered. If you would like for me to share your story with mental illness please fill out my google forum thought this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5ErMGf9zyJO95J-AkkpWMJHp411mpklaoS0qYUIMuISf1Pg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1 Please remember to challenge your loud mind.
A post about my story and thoughts on sexual and emotional abuse, in light of sexual assault awareness month. I have been wanting to share my story for a long time now. I have felt that sharing my story will allow for me to get some sort of closure but I have been afraid for … Continue reading The Time Has Come
Despite everything that has been happening, I started thinking about where I wanted this blog to go. I was thinking about the purpose of this blog. Over the past few weeks, I have been approached about a different way to empower people to share their story. I can only talk about myself so much, and … Continue reading MyLoudMind: It’s Your Turn
The spread of COVID-19 has been happening so quickly, and it has been very hard for me to grasp. I had no idea what to even talk about in this post because I did know how I could relate COVID-19 to mental health. It turns out that COVID-19 affects our mental health. Not the virus … Continue reading COVID-19 Anxiety
I got Facebook when I started grade 7. I remember starting off posting silly things about my day not realizing the number of people that would be seeing my posts. I would message insane amounts of people. I would text them all saying “Hey.” When they wouldn’t respond, I would message them the next day, … Continue reading Social Media Hurt My Mental Health Part 1: The Effects
Has your roommate been sleeping through all of their midterms? Is your child suffering from horrible panic attacks? Is your sibling not eating? Are you concerned about the amount that your friend drinks and you don’t know what to do about it? No matter whether you are concerned about family, friends, or partner you have … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts for Supporting Your Friend or Family with Mental Illness
A human brain from my neuroscience class. This is a picture of the frontal lobe. Look at how complex that is! What do you do when you are sick? Usually, I have a difficult night where my nose is stuffed and my throat is sore. I begin the next day with dryness on the outside … Continue reading How is Brain Health also Mental Health?
The sunset in the beginning of spring seen from a library window. Have you ever been cliff jumping? Standing on the edge of a cliff and looking down at the clear turquoise water. The view is beautiful, the sun is shining bright and the wind is blowing in your face. You want to jump with … Continue reading Anxiety
Frida Kahlo's book shelf in the Frida Kahlo Museum One thing I always remember from my darker days is the effort it took to move. I remember waking up at 6:00 am, trying to go back to sleep because I didn't have class for another two hours and I just couldn't. I would lay in … Continue reading Depression: The Silent Screams