We're human and we all make mistakes, but please don't say these things to someone with a mental illness. We'll try our best to think before we speak, we ask that you do the same. Thank you. Words Can Hurt | Embracing Balance.
One of the many things that I admire about Jacqueline is that she embodies real compassion and humanitarianism. As a Stigma Fighter and advocate, Jackie shares her own personal stories, spreads awareness, and shines light where ignorance would prefer it remain dark. Jackie has experienced so many different and fascinating adventures in her life, some haven't been [...]
My kids will be nine and eleven this summer - this is an oldie. I wrote this blog for The International Bipolar Foundation in 2014. It explains how I first told my children about my bipolar disorder. Trying to explain Bipolar Disorder to a three year old and a five year old was one of the [...]