I have a lot of thoughts about body positivity. The current “trends” in the movement are difficult for me to support. This is a long critique of how body positivity makes me uncomfortable. There are four aspects to this social stance that make the movement feel like another unattainable standard for me.
What happens when mental illness is bad and difficult to manage? What are signs that my mental health needs to be improved or treated? I discuss how my personality and moods can change when my mental illness is bad and I can negatively affecting the people around me.
My bullet journal has become an essential tool for maintaining my well-being and actually improving my mental health.
For September, I made in-depth spreads to help track my mental health and wellbeing. They go beyond a checklist to take my meds. // Word Count: 440 // Photo Count: 3
It’s been almost 3 months of medication, building a tolerance and getting accustomed to the dosage. Here’s an update on how I’m doing! // Word Count: 324
I started taking medication for my mental health on June 29, so it’s been 1 week on ~*~mind-altering drugs~*~ Here’s my experience. // Word Count: 788
An overview of my core mental illness: posttraumatic stress disorder. // Word Count: 610
A quick round-up of December. I honestly don’t remember much about it. // Word Count: 428
Some information on my experiences with the birth control pill and why I’m no longer taking it. // Word Count: 602
I talk about dissociation, which is a common aspect of my mental illness. // Word Count: 316