I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder II and anxiety when I was 19 years old. I am now 33 and to this day I still do not 100% understand it. I recently have had a challenge that I faced that was harder than I could handle with the coping mechanisms I have learned over the past decade +. I was required by my doctors to seek treatment in an intensive outpatient program.
Allow me to reintroduce myself. I go by many names but you can call me Selene. I have been super quiet and I’m always coming up with excuses. I’m also suffering from imposter syndrome. Like who the fuck am I to offer advice and help people.
Turning my phone off, on Do Not Disturb(DND) more accurately, has been really great for my mental health. I already started practicing limiting time on social media last year but during this process of learning how to care for myself again I realized my phone gives me anxiety as well. The phone rings, I have to answer. A text alert… View Post
I have spent my entire life feeling inadequate. Constantly feeling less than. Not good enough. Not worthy.
Well I am here to tell you that this is just the case. I’ve come to a place where I love who am and accept myself. But none of that fucking means that I can’t dislike my body. I love a lot of things but don’t like them. Weird but I can guarantee if you think hard enough you will… View Post