It’s #TimeToTalk – Suffering In Silence

Our first guest post for this year's #timetotalkday blogathon is from Neha. Today on Thrive in Chaos, she is sharing a personal story of her and her family's experience with mental health and mental illness and it has an important message. Mental Health – A personal story Mental health – such a big word and [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Silence

I wrote this particular post for last year's #TimeToTalk blogathon but I felt it was still pertinent today so I wanted to reshare it. Staying silent about the realities of mental health and mental illness massively contributes to the ill effects of mental illness and perpetuates the stigma and shame which is, unfortunately still so [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk, Now

It's easy to be too busy Or say It's not the right time To worry that you'll make it worse So you accept their fumbled "Fine." It's hard to find the moment For hearing truth And depth But really we're just finding excuses To keep ourselves Deaf To all the pain that gathers When people [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk Silence

  Why is it so difficult to talk about mental health? Why do so many people stay silent? How have we ended up with a society that seems to encourage this silence? Although mental health has increasingly been in the spotlight in recent years - in the media, literature, entertainment, schools, and politics - it [...]

Silence.

Today I don't really have words. There seems to be a lot going on, and somehow not very much at the same time. There is both chaos and silence behind my eyes. I tried to think of something to post, something to share, something to write. But all I kept getting was a buzzing in [...]