The Dopamine Flux

Living A Full Life With Mental Health Issues

The short answer is: Yes The longer answer is: It depends, because for some it may not be possible. I was very ill for the good first five years of my twenties. I was put on many medications, including injectables. Which the injectables helped short-term, but beyond that, they were a bit of a catch-22 …

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Life doesn’t always turn out how you want it. Although, that’s the beauty of life, right? Something doesn’t go the way you want it, and then some opportunity comes along that is much, much better. This applies to my life. I got rejected for wanting to blog for a website online recently. At first, I …

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I have finished my video pitch for my TEDx nomination. So, just have to wait til mid to late January to see if I’ve been chosen for 2020. Thanksgiving was good, at max. I didn’t realize how drained people made me. I’ve been all about people for a couple or years now, growing out of …

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I should’ve seen it coming a mile way. I’m know myself better than anyone, right? Better than any doctor, psychiatrist, therapist, right? But I thought I would be fine. I’m late posting this, very late, because today (see: this morning) I went through a grueling emotional rollercoaster, and physical turmoil. I didn’t have my medication. …

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Hey guys! I’m excited to say that I am partaking in an art project out of New York. It’s called the Brooklyn Art Project. You buy a sketchbook from them, it’s already decked out with a barcode and instructions. You send it back to them, and they put it on file for other people to …

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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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