Mental Illness: You are not your diagnosis.

I’ve never really had an issue with diagnoses. For the most part, I’d say they’re useful to understand and give the proper treatment to what you have. Although I can get why some people don’t like labels, which is fair. However, the issue I have is when diagnoses are used as a means of judgement, … Continue reading Mental Illness: You are not your diagnosis.

The difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness.

That’s where the difference between mental health and mental illness lies. MH is mental wellness, your consistent mood, thoughts, behaviours, beliefs, emotions. Mental illness is the disruption of that equilibrium the brain tries to keep day to day. When all those components knock against eachother and have a mind of their own. When they create … Continue reading The difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness.