A lot of people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and other disorders come from a broken home and/or neglected childhoods. It's not a rule but that's exactly my case. My dad was an alcoholic and my mom has her own struggles with mental illness, she didn't have the means to raise me and my biological … Continue reading Raising my Parents: BPD and Parentification
A free compilation of interesting indie games to help you pass the time this week, enjoy! Emily is Away I remember playing it when it came out, I was pretty excited with the format at the time and it's still fun to play with the dialogue and see where the story takes you. Emily is … Continue reading 5 free indie-games to try this week!
"My Life With Bipolar Disorder" via ActuallyHappened "This is Daniel, and he has three personalities. One of them is the regular Daniel – the one who is talking to you right now. Another one is depressed Daniel. And the third one is manic Daniel. When combined, these thee personalities make him a patient with bipolar … Continue reading 3 Helpful Videos about Bipolar Disorder
They all have more than a couple things in common: extraordinary people with brilliant characters and talent, inspiration and the opportunity to look beyond what the eyes can see. A lot of these times are the moment when other things become clear: when mental health issues become clear. Check out this selection of 5 great … Continue reading From Marilyn to an Alien Boy: 5 Great Docs about the Struggle with Mental Illness
"How to Cope with Boredom and Loneliness: A Guide for the Isolated" Michel de Montaigne once said: "I study myself more than any other subject. That is my metaphysics, that is my physics.". More than 500 years later, young N.B. discovered the same obsession, which led to lots of existentialism books, an impressive amount of … Continue reading To be or not to be? 5 Free Indie Games about… being!
If you are into games, you probably came across more than a couple deeply disturbed psychotic "bad guys" - and for some time, those were the closest examples we had of games portraying mental illness of some kind. This led to a torrent of character-stereotypes when it comes to mental illness in general and for … Continue reading 5 Awesome Indie Games About Mental Health Issues
I can tell you my last nightmare in details, I could describe everything I felt, feared and hours after leaving the bed, believed. I can still feel the despair and confusion that comes like a wave of gelid water when I open my eyes gasping and shaking like a borderline leaf from all the cold … Continue reading I Don’t Know Where I’ve Been
Every year time feels the same. The start is a rehearsal, there isn't time to get ready but the next presentation will arrive before you know. And after September, all the things you expected already gained form and unless you are the luckiest son of a bitch alive, those shapes are different from anything you … Continue reading November the 3rd
From trauma to anger outbursts, from conflicted self-image to self-destructive relationships. With a quick search you can discover a sea of articles, research and discussions questioning Anakin Skywalker's troubled mind. A few years ago the scientific journal Psychiatry Research announced an upcoming piece that made the news before it was even published. The study titled "Is Anakin Skywalker suffering … Continue reading Darth Vader, the Borderline
Guess who's me? There's a young lady making fun of my unique style too! This is a picture from about a year ago. There was a wonderful Snapchat piece where I disappear in the background as soon as I see what's happening too but everyone "forgot" to send me this one. I imagine the reception … Continue reading A Bunch of Pictures! Overcoming my Social Anxiety