The Dopamine Flux

Living A Full Life With Mental Health Issues

I was so happy to be apart of changing the stigma of mental health in this country and around the world. I felt honored to be apart of the NAMI commercial that took place in Dallas, TX. It was absolutely freezing with 30 degree weather! Here is the behind the scenes look at the commercial …

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Extroversion eludes me. I’m not naturally extroverted. Is that ok? My parents have been divorced since I was about 15. My father works all day, and I’m home all day. Right now I’m in college, so I’m studying and I try to get out and try to keep myself busy but it’s not that easy, …

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Elastic Heart by Sia It’s 7am. I’ve been awake since 5am. Since my medication has been changed I can’t sleep. I’ve been listening to this song since it came out. This is a good representation of how i’ve been feeling for awhile. The lyrics “And I will stay up through the night, Yea let’s be …

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I’ve been pushing myself to get out and do more things and push away my feelings. It’s really broken me down. I’ve not just had more episodes, but probably more episodes because of this, because of pushing myself to my limits. Past my limits. I’ve been pushing myself to go to college, socialize, take criticism …

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This issue hasn’t exactly got me tossing and turning yet, but I’m almost there. It could be called something of a “Quarter-Life Crisis”. Not sure if it applies to me. I am though going through some sort of existential crisis. I am 24 years old. I will be 25 in some number of months (not …

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