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Mental Illness Mental Brilliance

Mental Illness Mental Brilliance

By Te-Erika Patterson
Maybe It's not mental illness, it's mental brilliance.
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E49- The End
Thank you for exploring mental health with me! Visit Te-Erika.com to follow me to my next adventure!
08:42
December 21, 2018
E48- Motivate Yourself
Feeling a little disheartened by my lack of progress so I decide to motivate myself.
19:57
December 18, 2018
E47- Am I Open To Love?
Seems like I have been blocking love from my life lately. Is there ever a good reason for that?
27:42
December 18, 2018
E46- She’s Teaching Me About Love
I have a friend I have nothing in common with. Loving her is easy but conversation is not.
10:25
December 15, 2018
E45- Overtime On My Couch
All of this pushing for my goals is driving me crazy. Breaking down today.
21:04
December 14, 2018
E44- I’m So Delusional
My reality may not be as great as my life in my head but that’s okay.
14:15
December 14, 2018
E43- I’m Stuck On This Planet
I can’t get off this planet and it’s so lonely here.
12:52
December 5, 2018
E42- When I’m Out Of Control
I have a standard for excellence which isn’t always a good thing.
17:28
December 1, 2018
E41- Mental Illness is Normal for Me
Accepting that every part of my life is normal for me, including mental illness. And it’s okay.
10:43
November 30, 2018
E40- Mommy’s Mentally Ill
My kids help me through my mental health issues. Everything turned out just fine.
16:29
November 30, 2018
E39- I’m So Obsessive
Excessive. Obsessive. Crazed. All adds up to one accomplished woman.
10:48
November 29, 2018
E38- So Angry With My Past
After reading Michelle Obama’s memoir I am even angrier with my past.
20:28
November 25, 2018
E37- Here Comes My Peace
I stopped focusing on my mental health issues and I found my peace in an unlikely place.
26:15
November 23, 2018
E36- I’m Not Suicidal But...
I am not suicidal but I have an interesting appreciation for death.
13:43
November 18, 2018
E35- Does Your Mental Illness Define You?
You get to decide if your mental illness defines you?
07:21
November 13, 2018
E34- Is My Mental Brilliance Standing in the Way of My Success?
I’m wondering if my mental brilliance is standing in the way of my success.
08:04
November 13, 2018
E33- 5 Mental Illnesses Every Great Leader Needs
How can a mental disorder help you on your path to greatness? Listen to 5 mental illnesses every great leader needs.
07:53
November 8, 2018
E32- Considering Suicide
Going through a depressive episode at the moment. Trying to think of reasons to live.
22:06
November 5, 2018
E31- She Uses Hypnosis to Treat Mental Health Issues
Michelle Dowell-Vest is a Clinical Hypnosis who says hypnosis is a viable treatment for mental health issues.
14:10
November 1, 2018
E30- Accepting the Pattern of Your Mental Illness
It’s that time of month again. The time when depression hits but I won’t let it overwhelm me. I know the pattern.
12:46
October 30, 2018
E29- My Father Says He Is a Targeted Individual
I am reading excerpts from an article by Jean Guerrero who shares the story of her father who was believed to be a paranoid schizophrenic. This article appeared on Wired.com in October 28, 2018.
23:31
October 30, 2018
E28- Will Someone Love Me & My Mental Illness?
Saw a great example of love for a woman who was mentally ill and it made me wonder if it could happen to me.
17:38
October 29, 2018
E27- I Live a Solitary Life
I live in isolation. I am basically a recluse and that’s alright with me.
15:21
October 27, 2018
E26- He Won’t Allow Bi Polar Disorder To Turn Him Into a Victim
In this interview with Justin Peck, author of Bulletproof, he explains how he manages his bi polar disorder.
24:29
October 25, 2018
E25- What Is My Anxiety Telling Me?
Today I realized that there is a pattern to my anxiety attacks. I can stop them but it will take some dedicated work.
16:01
October 23, 2018
E24- It’s Not Mental Illness, It’s Mental Brilliance
Are you feeling hopeless about the fact that someone has told you that you are mentally ill? What if they were wrong?
12:04
October 20, 2018
E23- The Ocean Really Does Relieve Anxiety
My anxiety returned this morning. I went to the beach and was healed.
11:15
October 19, 2018
E22- Why Would You Consider Suicide?
I have considered suicide many times in my past. Here is why and what I do to move past it.
28:54
October 18, 2018
E21- Anxiety Now
Another anxiety attack forces me to recognize a pattern. Can I stop it?
11:39
October 17, 2018
E20- Harriet Tubman Saw Visions of Freedom
Harriett Tubman was a slave who escaped and became free. She is noted by historian to have mental health issues that led to seeing visions.
09:55
October 15, 2018
E19- Nikola Teslas’s Weirdness
Nikola Tesla was weird but no one can deny his brilliance.
09:58
October 15, 2018
E18- When You’re Not Normal
I am not normal and I decided that it's the best way to be.
07:35
October 15, 2018
E17- A Break from Anxiety at the Beach
After a severe anxiety attack I head to the beach for self care and examine my limits in relationships.
23:17
October 15, 2018
E16- Anxiety Now
Currently in the midst of an anxiety attack with depressive thoughts.
13:37
October 14, 2018
E15- Is it Mentally Healthy to Have A Work Personality?
One of my weaknesses is fitting into work environments. My college friend said that I must change my personality at work in order to succeed.
10:59
October 14, 2018
E14- Selena Gomez Hospitalized After Mental Breakdown
Singer Selena Gomez is in the news after reports of a mental breakdown leads to hospitalization.
12:32
October 14, 2018
E13- Can I Live a Simple Life?
I read an article that argued that it's difficult for smart people to be happy. Seems that those who live a simple life can.
19:04
October 13, 2018
E12- Fired On My Day Off
When you can't keep a job does it mean something is wrong with you Mentally?
22:27
October 13, 2018
E11- I Talk To Myself
I talk to myself out loud. Do you want to listen?
10:00
October 12, 2018
E10- Managing Anxiety & Depression with CBD Oil
Interview- Robert is a freelance writer with severe anxiety and depression and he uses CBD oil to reduce his symptoms.
08:14
October 12, 2018
E9- Managing OCD Symptoms Successfully
Alyssa Patmos shares her history with OCD and how she is managing life and success.
15:48
October 11, 2018
E8- Alternatives to Collaborating with Mental Health Issues
Interview- I chat with Dave about the model he created that eliminates collaboration issues with people who experience mental health issues. Learn more at 4sightmodel.com.
15:17
October 11, 2018
E7- Sometimes Depression Is Comforting
Since reducing the number of depressive episodes in my life I have realized that Depression used to be comforting to me. Not anymore.
15:57
October 7, 2018
E6- 10 Ridiculous Signs of Mental Illness
I found these 10 Signs of Mental Illness and I think they are wrong.
18:13
October 6, 2018
E5- My Anxiety Lasts All Day Long
My anxiety attacks dont go away. I have found a remedy but it's not easy to find.
08:21
October 6, 2018
E4- Is Lorna Byrne Retarded?
Lorna Byrne claims she sees and speaks with angels every day. As a youth she was labeled retarded. Is she?
07:19
October 5, 2018
E3- Understanding Why People Hurt You
How do I gain a sense of understanding about why people have hurt me in the past?
17:24
October 5, 2018
E2- The Beginning of My Mental Illness
Looking back, when did I first notice signs of mental illness? Explore with me.
25:40
October 5, 2018
E1- So What if I Am Mentally Ill?
I am a Mentally Ill Black Woman who also happens to be creatively brilliant. Get to know me.
07:18
October 4, 2018