Mental-health stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Non-Fiction

October 10, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

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The Booksie Classic House

You know that feeling of falling you get when you drift off to sleep? That one that frightens you back awake? Well I get that every day. Every. Single. Day. It's not just when I am falling to sleep. It's when someone says hello to me in the street,… Read More
So from about the tender age of 4 or 5 we begin to realize there are some things not quite right. Sure, we’re all different but also mostly the same – we negotiate a relatively well understood series of developmental stages. We start to question the tooth fairy fantasy, Santa… Read More
Here's some advice to my suicidal friends, family, classmates, teachers, co-workers, and everyone else. NOTES: This will NOT work for everybody, these are simple things used in therapy that help support depressed and suicidal patients, and things that helped me overcome my suicidal thoughts while I was being bullied, and… Read More

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Wondering what it's like to live with depression? Well, that's all this is. A day in the perspective of someone with depression. Read More
Poetry from the many internal standpoints of the love life and mental health from a brief, yet intense time in the author's life. Though his perspective has changed, this snapshot in his life was needed. Read More
Her Gorgeous Mind Never Left by: Aliesha Phillips (excerpt from my book) Read More

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TRIGGER WARNING - Please do not read if you feel you'll be negatively effected by a mental health condition related poem. Exploring my thoughts as I am currently recovering from anorexia. The lines and stanza's are intentionally various lengths :) Inspired by "Therapy" by All Time Low. Read More

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A very short piece of writing about my mental turmoil following a breakup. Read More
Very short piece of fiction depicting a husband with depression. It is meant to be a small example of an experiment where I try to blend my poetry with my fiction (i.e. attempting to find my "voice"). Read More
Frederick suffers from borderline personality disorder. He is blind to his effect on others. He's practically unaware of his mood swings. His therapist is even starting to find it hard to work with him. She suggests attending a support group at 7:00PM the day after their appointment to gain some… Read More

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People tend to judge... Read More

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Losing My Mind is a story of struggle and survival. It chronicles my entire life up to age 34, but the main premise of this book focuses on the 13-year period following my bipolar diagnosis. I was diagnosed in 1995, at age 20. Subsequently I experienced numerous manic and depressive… Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 16, 2017

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Being Bipolar Read More
it was said that this town became sinful without the prescence of god in his church, so sinful that for a whole month, the moon never appeared. when the church was rebuilt the start of the next month, there she was in all her opal glory, her craters defined and… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

April 30, 2017

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Recently in my English class, we had to write about questions that we regard as "stupid" or annoying. My first thought went to this topic, but I was hesitant about my teacher reading something like this. Since I vent here and I was inspired, this was written. Maybe somebody can… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 29, 2017

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The Contently Deranged Travelers House

A poem about wishing the pain back after becoming numb from the storm's waves. Read More
A short story told entirely in letter format. Read More

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At the time of my writing this, I'm nearly 10,000 words into my first novel. I realize this is a lot to sit through, but please, please give the entire thing a read and leave your thoughts. I'm on the fence about continuing this project and your honest input might… Read More

Book / Romance

March 16, 2017

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Vince is a noble prize winner living in England, known mainly for his greatest achievement-making life out of thin air. Not just any humans, these humans all have unique special abilities but each one holds one in common. Crossing into different universes. These special humans, Vince calls ' emergence' have… Read More

Short Story / Other

March 14, 2017

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just some small ideas but happy with the flow that comes from the inspiration Read More

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Drug Addiction Treatment If we talk about the human nature, we will come to know that the addiction of anything can be hazardous to human health and nature as well. When we talk about the addiction to the drugs, it is very much clear to everyone that this addiction is… Read More

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