Who we are & why we are

Welcome to the gallery site of Broken Light Collective. We are artists of all levels and abilities who are affected by mental illness. We create and we share our work for the therapeutic benefits to us, as well as others who may be struggling and feeling scared and alone. Together we can move from disconnected to collective.

Photos taken by The Happy Mango, a 28-year-old woman from Copenhagen. She was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder two years ago, which has meant a lot of soul searching, practice in self awareness and endless medicine adjustments – all of which made her get even worse before she got better. But the past couple of months she has actually begun to take pleasure in the things she used to again (it comes and goes in waves), one of them being photography. So she started her blog “The Happy Mango,” to give her a sort of purpose and a gentle push to do more of the things that make her feel better, and also share the good parts, because she believes that they are a big part of the healing process.

About these photos: “I had a strong and decisive moment last year when I was eating all raw for about a month and a half, and I have to say, I haven’t felt THAT good before or after. It was a good experiment and it taught me that diet is a huge part of mental health. I don’t suggest that a 100% raw diet is the answer but that introducing lots of fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet will do wonders for your mind and body, mental clarity and physical energy. Plus, it’s absolutely delicious!!


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5 responses to “Raw {Food} Energy”

  1. timethief Avatar

    Wow! Delicious and nutritious eye candy.


  2. luro97 Avatar

    Nice! Colorful and delicious.


  3. lmarea3070 Avatar

    Those photos look delicious!


  4. bipolaronfire Avatar

    These are beautiful!! The colors are fantastic.


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