Buried Alive

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and she developed intrusive thoughts. For CJ, these thoughts were highly distressing as the content was related to harming herself and others. She was diagnosed... Continue Reading →

The Depressed Bunny

Photo taken by contributor autisticaplanet, a woman in her thirties who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog to pass along lifelong lessons to help those, adults in particular, dealing with Asperger’s. She hopes to help neurotypical people better understand the “complexities within... Continue Reading →

Aimless Wanderer

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and she developed intrusive thoughts. For CJ these thoughts were highly distressing as the content was related to harming herself and others. She was diagnosed with... Continue Reading →

Solemn

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and she developed intrusive thoughts. For CJ these thoughts were highly distressing as the content was related to harming herself and others. She was diagnosed with... Continue Reading →

Of Hurt and Hope

Photo taken by contributor Jaeda DeWalt, a conceptual self-portrait artist in her forties from Seattle, Washington. Her battles with mental illness hearken back to her earliest memories, at age 4, when she became obsessed with the number four and performed exhaustive rituals in patterns of four. During her teen years, she began noticing extreme mood swings, manic one moment and depressed the next, and... Continue Reading →

Obsessive Thoughts

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and she developed intrusive thoughts. For CJ these thoughts were highly distressing as the content was related to harming herself and others. She was diagnosed with... Continue Reading →

Refuge

Photo taken by contributor Ben. Ben suffers from an anxiety disorder that manifests itself as OCD and Depression. He also experiences especially low moods during the winter months. About this photo: “This is a picture from a walk I took with my family over winter.  It’s from the Magog Hills in Cambridgeshire.  There is an old settlement on top of... Continue Reading →

Tranquility

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and she developed intrusive thoughts. For CJ these thoughts were highly distressing as the content was related to harming herself and others. She was diagnosed with... Continue Reading →

Spoon

Photo taken by contributor Ben. Ben suffers from an anxiety disorder that manifests itself as OCD and Depression. He also experiences especially low moods during the winter months. About this photo: “This picture is of a spoon which I carved earlier in the year, and spent some time finishing last week.  The wood I believe is cherry, and was taken from a friend's garden... Continue Reading →

The Child Within

Please welcome first time contributor Michelle Beckett, a 43-year-old from Vancouver, BC. Michelle was recently diagnosed with PTSD. She also has a history of depression, OCD and anxiety. After struggling for years to adapt to the pressures of a work environment, and never managing to stay in one place very long, she left and vowed never to... Continue Reading →

Beautiful But Toxic

Photo by contributor Ben. Ben has an anxiety disorder manifesting itself in OCD and Depression. He also experiences low moods during the winter months. About this photo: “I often used to enjoy getting out on my road bike to enjoy the light, countryside and the exercise.  Earlier in the year, I pushed myself a bit too hard and have endured a... Continue Reading →

Mystical Forest

Please say hello to first-time contributor Patrick O'Connor, a 45-year-old nature photographer from Colorado and New York.  Patrick suffers from bipolar disorder, and accompanying anxiety and OCD. He enjoys planning photography trips to try and find the most beautiful things on earth. These adventures have enabled him to utilize his passion, strength and resolve. His photos are uplifting, and represent a... Continue Reading →

Into the Unknown

Photo by contributor Anjum Singhania. Anjum suffers from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. His challenges often lead him to feelings of anxiety and an inability to concentrate on things that are important to him. He is trying everyday to overcome his inabilities. Writing, music and photography give him solace. About this photo: “Shot last year, this is one photo that I am very... Continue Reading →

Absorbing Life

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Ben. Ben has an anxiety disorder that manifests itself in OCD and Depression About these photos: “These were taken in Bedfordshire by myself during the summer of 2014. I was driving past these fields and the clouds were amazing, I pulled over to take a shot and also noticed a... Continue Reading →

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