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...

No More Guns For You ...on the topic of Nikolas Cruz, CNN asked; How could a young man...House Speaker Paul Ryan said "As you know, mental health is often....

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

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