Thoughts Are Not Facts, a Mindfulness Truth

So, when you really think about it, you will recognize that thoughts come to you in a pretty random way. They appear seemingly out of nowhere, and only stick around in your head if you ruminate upon them. As a wise person recently pointed out to me, think of your thoughts as neither good nor…

Art is a Valid (and Meaningful) Form of Therapy

Creating something beautiful while you are suffering is cathartic. Making meaning out of chaos is satisfying. Having something tangible to show for your nebulous pain is meaningful. Throughout my battle with Bipolar I, I get that many times I have allowed my illness to keep my spirit down. I have wallowed. I have cursed Fate….