We urgently need to talk about mental health, but let’s also give each other the gift of having our stories and experiences be truly heard, through the practice of deep, active listening with radical acceptance.
When I first told my psychiatrist about my plans to travel to Taiwan to perform in a new music theatre production, I thought she might be a little concerned but otherwise supportive. To my surprise, she instead advised that I scrap the idea, and not go at all! She then told me about another patient […]
Sometimes, when we are finally thriving, we occasionally forget about our mental health condition, and blissfully slip into what I call “pre-diagnosis mode.” While feeling “normal” is often what we yearn for, one problem can creep up: we can forget to manage our mental health condition. It can be easy to forget that remembering our […]