Only six months left in my 20s — Why does this make me anxious?

I was in the middle of interviewing a guy at work when I suddenly felt the color drain from my face. A thought had popped into my mind — &...

Sometimes I act like I'm drunk when I'm having a panic attack

Yesterday, I had a normal and productive workday. And I had these grandiose plans for when I got home – to iron my clothes (which have be...

Do mirrors trigger anxiety?

I have a rearview mirror attached to the upper shelf of my desk at work. Yes, a rearview mirror like you would have in a car. I do it beca...

Why I debated posting 'Me Too' on social media

In the last few days, you have probably seen several friends posting "Me too" across social media. It started with actress Alyss...

'Without Merit' by Colleen Hoover — a must-read for anyone affected by mental illness

"We're all a degree of f**ked up." No truer words have been said. Maybe I should get them tattooed on me (just kidding, Mo...

Saying this was a tough week is an understatement

One of my favorite books is "The Secret Life of Bees" by author Sue Monk Kidd. For those of you who have read the book or seen the...

Laying out some truth after kick-boxer Andrew Tate tweets, 'Depression isn't real'

Last week, kick-boxer and ex-Big Brother housemate Andrew Tate tweeted, "Depression isn't real. You feel sad, you move on. You w...

How one man is erasing the mental illness stigma

There's a battle, I believe, that happens in the mind of someone contemplating suicide — the battle between not wanting anyone to...

I can panic without having a panic attack

Within the last few weeks, my 8-month-old cat, Finn, has developed a newfound fascination of what's on the other side of my apartment do...

My opinion (rant) about the Sarahah app

There's a new fad this month — the Sarahah app, which allows people to send you anonymous messages. And I cannot even begin to tell ...