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Recovering from Hypomania

Recovering from hypomania and fatigue. Need to relax, slow down, and heal.

New Year's Resolutions

Love more Worry less Exercise more Eat better Laugh more Stay stable Finish my memoir

I do not whisper. I ROAR.

Motherhood transformed me. My identity changed. Now it changes again. I have constantly reinvented myself over my lifetime. As a pre-med biochemistry major at UCLA, I was miserable and suicidal. Then I studied part-time [...]

NAMIWalks, Conferences, and Fatigue

This summer I've been recuperating from caring for my parents, going to the BlogHer16 women's blogging conference, and training for NAMI In Our Own Voice. This upcoming weekend, I'm attending the Southern California Writers' Conference, [...]

In My Own Voice

The weekend after I attended BlogHer16, my local NAMI Orange County office hosted an In Our Own Voice (IOOV) training. In Our Own Voice (IOOV) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqXC7zuASBA Hi, I’m Kitt O’Malley Mother of a teen [...]

Please Support Me – #NAMIOCWalker – Thanks!

Please support me and team STIGMA SMASHERS as we walk 5K for NAMIWalks Orange County 2016. NAMI Orange County has been instrumental in my mental health recovery. NAMI Peer-to-Peer introduced me to the concept of [...]

Connecting With Others #Online

Guest Post: Connecting With Others Online – by Fliss Baker for NewLifeOutlook Connecting with other people is vital to surviving, living and enjoying life. It is imperative in managing our mental health; we are encouraged to [...]

Early Dating Dialogue

Setting: Southern California beach town. Newly dating couple on a casual date. Female Protagonist: 31 year-old female former psychotherapist recently moved back with parents after a mental breakdown, now working as a temporary [...]