It Was A Pleasure To Burn

It was a pleasure to burn away all of the memories associated with this house. As I sit here in awe, watching the fire smolder in the door frame of my childhood. So many disturbing memories surround this stack of metal and wooden fragments. Fragments of the humiliation and torture breaking down in to ashes … Continue reading It Was A Pleasure To Burn

One of The Most Avoided Relationship Questions

Relationships these days are hard enough. And in recent generations there's so much non-communication going on that none of us really know who we're even dating anymore. We know their face and a few cute quirks - but we're still constantly walking on egg-shells...

Mental Illness, It’s All In Your Head

...Stigma is the misconception that something is disgraced and can't be talked about, therefor; making it near impossible for someone to talk about their issues for fear of being misjudged...

How well do you know yourself?

Personally, I choose not to take anything at face value. So naturally I test, and analyze everything - A born searcher and seeker of truth. My life is devoted to investigations into the unknown, and to finding answers to the mysteries of life. Human Behaviors, are beyond fascinating to me. For example; why we as … Continue reading How well do you know yourself?

Unbreakable Porcelain Dolls

All of our stories have a purpose. I never knew mine until recently, but I only wish I’d had the courage sooner to share it. Like many people, I was born in to an indigent family, my parents were young and very far from in love. They were also step siblings… In case you’re wondering … Continue reading Unbreakable Porcelain Dolls

Where has my life gone?!

Here is a story... The story of me. Not all of me, but me right now. The me I hate! The me I can’t even look at anymore without wondering where it all went wrong. The story of my struggle.   “Where did my life go?!”    I ask myself this question several times a … Continue reading Where has my life gone?!

What we all want, but can’t seem to get.

What is the one thing that you want most out of life? For most people in a recent survey of 700 people, it was Happiness. So I ask you this, Why is it so impossible to sustain something that should come naturally? Well, from the time we're born to wherever you are now, we're told that … Continue reading What we all want, but can’t seem to get.

Escaping Anxiety

Anxiety, It’s the voice inside my head, memories mix together with my insecurities that leave me feeling so alone. I sit alone within my thoughts, fighting with myself tooth and nail trying to determine which losing side I should chose. On one side is logic and reason. “Think about your family” it says. “Are you … Continue reading Escaping Anxiety

What MandiMai is all about

Why we do, what we do - Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Although the symptoms of mental illness can range from mild to severe and are different depending on the type of mental illness, a person with an untreated mental … Continue reading What MandiMai is all about