May has been such a nightmare. Between COVID, my late mother’s birthday, and the senseless murders of black people, it was a tough month for so many. I feel so many strong feelings, especially in the wake of the protests. All of this alone would be a lesson on perseverance: persistence in doing, in living, …
Did you know that one in five Americans will experience a mental health condition in a given year? That is approximately 46.6 million people in the USA alone. That is a HUGE number!
I want to normalize the discussion around Mental Health, so for the Mental Health Awareness Month, I’m running for my Mental Health.
A gamer-friendly analogy for describing and understanding Mental Illness, such as depression and anxiety. This gamer theory is meant to provide readers an understanding of the impact that having a mental illness in a way that is understandable through an already known context. Based on popular terminology for role-playing games (RPGs), this theory also provides common terminology for communicating state of mind with others.