Mental-health stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Other

January 21, 2021

Reads: 421

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a basic writing on different mental health issues and other aspects that I have had personal experience with, and the methods I have applied to make a change in myself. Read More

Short Story / Other

January 20, 2021

Reads: 17

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Fighting for air and your life. Read More
In this essay, I explore my experience with bipolar disorder and how the highs and lows helped me take more risks with my heart and open it more compassionately to myself and others. I also discuss the lyrics of the song "Heartliation" by the band AJJ. Anything I say about… Read More

Book / Other

January 07, 2021

Reads: 234

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The thing is life was falling down around you and you knew you would get through it. You just weren’t sure you wanted to. Some people have big stories, some people tell of their heroic deeds or the deep struggles that they've fought through. And some people are just there,… Read More
A story about my life with bordeline personality disorder and other mental illnesses. Read More
a simplified concept in dealing with struggles and find resilience Read More

Reads: 48

Comments: 2

The Review Chain House

There's not always one answer to a problem, and sometimes all you need is to not be alone. Read More

Poem / True Confessions

November 05, 2020

Reads: 83

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Many, many moons ago I wrote this when I was at my lowest. Read More

Reads: 70

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I wanted to originally create a poem akin to Paul Hunt's Night Diary, that used to be read to me as a child. If you have never read it before, I'd definitely recommend it. It is a short book but it is truly beautiful. The perspective of this poem is… Read More
A story of a young boy who is about to kill himself. Read More
A look at Covid-19's effect on our mental health. Read More
This short story is based on reflections from a real event. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 12, 2020

Reads: 60

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is about my life Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 06, 2020

Reads: 73

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

If you're ever feeling sad or like you want to hurt yourself please don't bottle it up, call 1-800-273-8255 Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

October 05, 2020

Reads: 87

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A Non-Fiction essay about my real life epilepsy, and mental health ordeal. Read More
A young man, Christopher Downing, is overwhelmed by a severe anxiety disorder that consumes his time, sabotages his relationships and threatens his life. By the end of the story, the snowstorm outside his window symbolizes his state of mental paralysis. Read More
A short paper I constructed on PTSD and its effects on the senses. Read More

Reads: 93

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem dedicated to my best friend, Boo She's always the best source of comfort through all of my toughest struggles. The picture is of her. Read More

Reads: 165

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Trigger warning: concerns suicidal thoughts. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
This is a short story/poem of what it feels like to be gaslit and the subsequent toll it takes when your answer is to dive deeper to help, but the woman doesn’t have to be a woman its anyone that ruins the peace of the ones around them by toxic… Read More
A poem about battling depression, anxiety and trauma and how a terrible start in life does not mean you can't have a beautiful future. Read More

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