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.

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Breana Ware2 years 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 Townend2 years 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. ...
Daniel Jacobs2 years ago
Genie, You're Free
For most of us, life is a series of challenges we must work to overcome. Whilst many are able to hurdle those obstacles, others find them increasingly difficult to negotiate. Some find them simply imp...
Isolation and Anxiety
Mental health transparency is becoming a more and more mainstream with each passing year. I know more about my friends’ mental health concerns than I ever expected that I would. I know who struggles w...
Aimee Dillard2 years ago
From Suicidal Thoughts to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
For the first time in the history of the iconic magazine, Sports Illustrated recently hosted an open casting call for their next big swimsuit model. Women submitted videos on Instagram to enter, and 3...
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Nathan Fox2 years ago
Calling Suicide Selfish is Disingenuous
So, Chester Bennington is dead via suicide. He was the lead singer of one of my favorite all-time bands. Chris Cornell was too and, in fact, if Eminem and RHCP went next that would probably be my all-...