Book Review: Birth of a New Brain by Dyane Harwood

Birth of a New Brain is a memoir about being a mother and wife with postpartum bipolar disorder. It chronicles the development of her bipolar disorder, as well as the narrator “stumbling through [her] new reality of chronic mental illness.” She takes us through her childhood growing up with a father who had bipolar disorder …

Reminder: Depression IS Real

It’s easy to say that someone has “the blues” or they are just “lazy,” letting the world pass them by. It’s easy to look at that person from the outside and think they lay in bed all day because they just don’t want to do anything. They let the dishes pile up because they don’t …