The Winter Of My Discontent

Finding The End of Unhappiness

I’m having a depress… Me Today I want to talk about Imposter Syndrome and very bad days. First, Imposter Syndrome is defined as a psychological pattern when one doubts their abilities, talents, skills, and accomplishments and has an internalized fear of being exposed as a fraud. I’m here to say it, my friends…I feel like …

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I have horrible anxiety. Lil Peep Hello, Readers! Welcome to my first ever blog series, The My Mental Health Series. My hope over the next five weeks is to educate, advocate, and to let people know that they are not alone. For 38 years, I did not know or understand myself because I didn’t have …

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“Now is the winter of our discontentMade glorious summer by this sun of York;And all the clouds that lour’d upon our houseIn the deep bosom of the ocean buried.” -Richard III by William Shakespeare Welcome to the Winter of My Discontent In honor of purchasing the domain for my site last week, I decided to …

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The more up-to-date the information, the more valuable it is. Katie Jacobs Stanton As we’ve already covered, the last week of September 2020, I was diagnosed with several co-occurring mental disorders (you can find my diagnosis post here). At 38 years old, I was finally getting the answers I had been seeking my whole life. Most …

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At any given moment, public opinion is a chaos of superstition, misinformation, and prejudice. Gore Vital As in my last post, I would like to preface my mental illness blog series with another informational post about ADHD myths. There are a lot of false beliefs and misinformation about ADHD (and ADHD medications) that float around …

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Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Kofi Annan I’ve decided to do my first ever blog series and I felt like it would be a good idea to create a mental health glossary. The next few blogs will be an informative look at each of my mental disorders and what they mean for me. While …

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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca Has my brain health affected my friendships? I ran across an article the other day about how ADHD (and other brain illnesses and disorders) affect a person’s ability to make and sustain friendships. The article brought …

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The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. Thales Today, I want to talk about knowing. More accurately, I want to talk about what knowing has done for me. If you recall, in my diagnosis post, I recalled a doctor from 2 decades ago who once told me that having a diagnosis would not …

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“Little by little becomes a lot.” Anonymous It’s been an eventful, uneventful week. Lots to talk about, but also kind of boring. So, let’s dive in… I have a quick update! I finally saw a new doctor to manage my medications and things went better than I had hoped. I explained to her that, after …

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I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. Maya Angelou In May, I started this blog, hot and heavy. I was in the long process of telling my story and things just…stopped. I couldn’t write anymore. Honestly, the things that I was …

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