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.

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Photo taken by contributor Morgan, a 21-year-old woman living in California. Morgan has suffered from bipolar depression and anxiety for many years. She experienced her first anxiety attack at the age of 10, and it has been a battle ever since. Her mental health improved greatly after the birth of her daughter, when she felt true unconditional love and acceptance from someone. Morgan thinks very passionately about photography. It’s so much more than just taking pictures to her, it’s a coping mechanism

About this photo: “I took this photo while waiting to watch fireworks with my daughter on the Fourth of July. The sun is a beautiful thing and it seems to go so quickly.”

Find more from Morgan at her blog.

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3 responses to “Waiting”

  1. Sonyo Estavillo Avatar

    Bravo to Morgan and thanks for sharing her story!

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  2. sorryforthescribbles Avatar

    Much love to you Morgan, you are an inspiration:)

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  3. erotesque Avatar

    Very beautiful and moving to read. I also suffer from similar conditions and having loved ones and art has definitely helped me through my depression. -DV

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