Still I Rise

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Dear Dr. Angelou-You may have not intended your poem to be about my struggles with mental illness, but without knowing it, your “Still I Rise” has been my battle cry for many years.  I remember reading the first part, which said the following:You may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may trod […]

Talking the talk, running the walk

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“Sitting is the new smoking” and complications due to obesity are one of the reasons that persons with serious mental illness die 25 years ealier than the general population.  So, as a person with bipolar disorder, who sits at her computer or in her car for a large portion of her 9-5 gig, my health is […]

Pam’s Prohibition of Perfection (and how it’s going to drastically improve women’s mental health)

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Pam Grossman is many things.  Beautiful, strong sassy, irreverent, and forever true to who she is, my “little sister” (I use this in quotes because I’ve always seen us as equals) has truly made her way in this world.  Currently Getty Images’ Creative Planning Manager for North America, let’s just say that she’s been getting […]