Today we’re talking brain meds! That’s right, pharmaceuticals, happy pills.. whatever you want to call them. I’m sharing why and how I decided to ditch the depression drugs with the 5-part system I use to maintain my mental health today. It’s called the 5 Bridges and it’s something that is the culmination of about, Read More
So, I ate an entire pizza by myself. And in addition to the shame and bloating, I also felt.. sad. Like, legitimately melancholy. But it wasn’t because of my guilt- my mood was seriously affected by the TYPE of food I ate. There’s a strong connection between food and mood. Specifically, dairy and gluten, Read More
A little bit about me and my background and why the heck you should be listening to me. It goes back all the way to when I was 6 years old. My birth father died by suicide and as you can imagine that gave a pretty rough start, a lot of questions, a lot, Read More
It’s my 35th birthday. Normally I hide the fact that it’s my birthday. You definitely won’t see it on Facebook. So, why is this year different? I never thought I’d make it this far. I lost my father to suicide when I was 6 and have lived with depression and panic disorder all my, Read More
People often ask my motivations for starting NoStigmas. Of course, losing my father to suicide when I was six has a lot to do with it. Living with anxiety and depression are also part of the equation. But it was a single phrase that showed me the reality of mental health stigmas.
Original post: I Am No Robin Williams by Jacob Moore | NoStigmas.org Like most of you, I never had the chance to meet Robin Williams. Yet so many of us feel like we knew him so well. I mean, I feel like I’ve lost my funny uncle Robin. By the time I was born, he, Read More
Part 1: Journey to Mental Wellness It began with a ton-of-bricks feeling in my chest and shortness of breath. I became dizzy and started sweating. It felt like a heart attack. I suddenly realized that I was going to die right there in the middle of European History. But I was 16 and an, Read More