Falling Off Its Axis. A Trip through Anxiety

Anxiety makes me scream inside my head. I have created an anxiety end zone in my home. There are gem stones, journals, homemade signs with positive affirmations, books about healing and combatting anxiety, meditation books, yoga cards, buddha heads, and meditation beads. Anxiety doesn’t make sense. Its antics are illusive and odd, the sort ofContinue reading “Falling Off Its Axis. A Trip through Anxiety”

SIP Sessions: Innovative Way to Start the Conversation and Meet New People

“I’d love to see SIP sessions build a population that can do something about the state of Connecticut,” said Brent Robertson of Fathom. “I’d love to see Connecticut take responsibility for its own future. I think we spend a lot of time finger pointing about why things turned out the way they did or areContinue reading “SIP Sessions: Innovative Way to Start the Conversation and Meet New People”

Mental Illness in Music: From Haunting Ballads to Anthems of Recovery

Halsey has bipolar. So does Mary Lambert—she even says so in her song “Secrets.” Musicians have embedded the theme of mental illness into their music for decades. Remember the anthem of every depressed teen? The Rolling Stones “Paint it Black” carved its way into the adolescent language and landscape. The Stones also wrote “19th NervousContinue reading “Mental Illness in Music: From Haunting Ballads to Anthems of Recovery”

Gabe Howard ; Author, Speaker, Podcaster, Mental Health Warrior

  Gabe Howard is an award-winning podcast host, speaker and writer who lives with bipolar and anxiety disorders. He hosts the Psych Central Show and Not Crazy. He is the author of Mental Illness  is an Asshole, a collection of his observations and blog posts on living well with a mental illness, mental health advocacy,Continue reading “Gabe Howard ; Author, Speaker, Podcaster, Mental Health Warrior”