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About Kitt O'Malley

Bipolar Writer & Mental Health Advocate

May is Mental Health Month and I’m Hypomanic

You may wonder: "How's Kitt?" Well, a bit high on hypomania, but sleeping well with the help of meds, and titrating off my SSRI (at least during these longer-day seasons which trigger my [...]

NAMIWalks Support Free Mental Health Programs

  As you may already know, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has played an essential part in my mental health recovery. Thanks to their programs, I live a full meaningful life [...]

Listen More Podcast with Paige Krystal Wilcox: Kitt O’Malley

Paige Krystal Wilcox honored me by having me as a guest on her podcast, Listen More. I had a fabulous time talking with her about how to represent characters who, like me, live [...]

Self-Love and Self-Care Tips

Thank you, author Bash Sarmiento, for contributing this guest post of self-love and self-care tips. Posting Bash's article in no way promotes the products he linked. Self-Love and Self-Care Tips Photo by Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels [...]

2022-03-21T02:18:14+00:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Health, Mental Health, Self care|Tags: , , |2 Comments

It’s A Wrap Podcast with Ron Rapaport

Many thanks to Ron Rapaport for featuring me on his podcast, It's a Wrap with Rap. Ron is a male breast cancer survivor and an advocate for the Male Breast Cancer Coalition. Ron's podcast [...]

In My Own Voice

Back in 2016, after my local NAMI Orange County office hosted an In Our Own Voice (IOOV) training, I recorded these videos on my YouTube channel. In Our Own Voice (IOOV) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqXC7zuASBA   [...]

Overwhelmed by Grief and COVID19

Why Have I Been Quiet? Shortly after my mother died last year, COVID19 hit. My energy is sapped. Staying home during this horrific pandemic, I've cocooned with those I love most: my husband [...]

Guest Post: Aliona Kuznetsova > Recovering from Bipolar Psychotic Episodes

"I went mad twice, and twice I came back." --Aliona Kuznetsova Photographer Aliona Kuznetsova "You really shouldn't be afraid to go to them. They won't do anything without your consent [...]

#Grief, #COVID19 & Fever

Grief Reading this post, I fear that I come off as self-centered, concerned more with my physical health than grieving my mother's death. Perhaps that's denial. It's hard to properly grieve when dealing [...]

2020-09-08T18:40:38+00:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Grief, Health, Mental Health, Self care|Tags: , , , , , , |16 Comments