“You have a mental illness, you can’t succeed”

Ouch! That one hurts. I've heard that line so many times, and it never gets easier to hear. I've been told I wouldn't be able to do the things I want to in life because my borderline would stop me. Doctors have told me I would never be able to keep a job, that I …

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Guest Blog: Megan’s story about how misdiagnosis almost ruined her life

I've decided I want to start having guest bloggers on Non Solum so we can hear more stories from amazing, strong people. Today we have our first one! Megan and I got in contact with each other on Instagram and she told me her story. It's truly amazing, and I find her incredibly strong and …

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The fear of being honest

Okay, this post is going to be about something that makes me really uncomfortable, and me admitting something I thought I would just keep to myself, which is: I'm so unbelievably scared! So scared! I'm not scared like a girl running away from a man in a mask in a horror movie, or like a …

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Changes are coming!

I need to make some changes! And I need to make them now! As some of you may know, I'm always trying to find new ways of dealing with my mental health, and I again found myself getting some new ideas. It's all part of my way to recovery, and I love sharing these ideas …

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“Just be positive”

Before I start off, I just want to say that I'm not trying to make anybody feel bad about the content of this post. People who never dealt with mental illness have a hard time understanding it, and that is totally fine and very understandable! But I need to say something that actually kind of …

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Who am I?

That is a question I've asked myself a billion times. Throughout my life, I feel like I've tried different personalities almost, and I was never quite sure which one was actually me. Previously in my life, I was always the crazy one. I tried my hardest to be the funniest, the loudest, and the wildest. …

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Am I healthy yet?

Man.. I'm probably the most impatient person on this planet. I always expect things to happen quickly otherwise I give up or get bored. It's something I really need to work on! I started my journey to a healthier life almost a month ago, and I'm not seeing any huge changes yet. In my head, …

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