Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Exploring mental health in the public eye; celebrities and the spotlight that has been placed on their personal lives and their mental health.

Ana Rodrigueza year ago
Depression & Getting Over It
Lately, I've been in touch with parts of me I have ignored for years. Some of these hidden in corners, memories that I wish I could forget. Past lives I wish I hadn't lived and self-destructive cycles...
Natalie Chaideza year ago
A Galaxy Still in Reach
I don't remember exactly how old I was when my dad first popped in the VHS of Star Wars: A New Hope. It was my siblings, my cousin, and I all in the large bonus room of our house, while my parents, my...
Andrea Guytona year ago
Fighting Back!
Think about it. If someone walks up to you and tells you that they have a cold, you wouldn't really think anything of it, right? You might take a few steps back and cover your mouth, but there's no sh...
Chloe Urquharta year ago
Symptoms of Dyspraxia in Adults
There are different types of dyspraxia such as oral, global and physical. Someone with dyspraxia can have one or more of these. I have oral, global and physical dyspraxia. I wanted to write a post tha...
S Pa year ago
Please Stop Saying Everyone Is a Little ADD
As I was sitting on the bus coming back from the gym yesterday, I overheard a conversation about this topic. How people think they have anxiety and other mental health issues because they had a bad da...
Carol Townenda year ago
Coping With Loneliness
Some days, I wake up and the clock just ticks on. Time goes by so slow and drags on, or so fast leaving me just how productive I really was during that day. My husband works and my daughter is out mos...
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Breana Warea year ago
Stripes: A Ten Year War Against Me 2
In "The Rice Experiment" demonstrated by Dr. Massey Emoto, three jars are filled with cooked rice and labeled either Good, Bad, or Ignore. Each day Emoto would speak positively to the jar labeled 'Goo...
Bullying We Are Surprisingly Okay With
So, I was watching this Cracked video on 4 types of bullying that we're surprisingly okay with and I remembered the way that bullying is something that I had to work through throughout my life; both as it was happening and dealing with its after effects. Bullying, for many people, can be a catalyst that sparks a spiral of bad mental health episodes that can traumatise anyone for the rest of their life. William Copeland, Ph.D. of Duke University, did a study on the effect of bullying and it turns...
Carol Townenda year ago
The Stigma Attached to EUPD and PTSD
When I tell people that I have Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder, they look at me as if I am crazy and often avoid me like the plague. They assume that I am violent or dangerous to be around. ...