To Conform or Not to Conform Throwback Thursday, originally posted November 6, 2013: Kitt O'Malley2014-12-18T09:16:02-08:00December 18th, 2014|Categories: Acceptance, Bipolar Disorder, Mental Health, Stigma|Tags: #ThrowbackThursday, authentic self, conformity, honesty, nonconformity|4 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedInTumblrPinterestEmail About the Author: Kitt O'Malley Bipolar Writer & Mental Health Advocate Related Posts September 30th is International Podcast Day! Gallery September 30th is International Podcast Day! September is Suicide Prevention Month Gallery September is Suicide Prevention Month Self-Care and Acceptance of Bipolar on WebMD Gallery Self-Care and Acceptance of Bipolar on WebMD In My Own Voice Gallery In My Own Voice There Is Hope – Call or Text 988 Gallery There Is Hope – Call or Text 988 4 Comments Christmas Day | Kitt O'Malley December 25, 2014 at 11:38 am […] copied and pasted from year-end emails sent to me from NAMI and NIMH, or – in the case of To Conform or Not to Conform – content I wrote and posted earlier. Not much to share in terms of original content. […] Kitt O'Malley December 22, 2014 at 11:51 am Indeed. bruno4eva December 22, 2014 at 1:57 am Its our differences that make us specially unique. Faces without freckles or winkles are like skies without stars. dyane December 18, 2014 at 9:44 am Hello mindreader – I needed to read this today. I’m grappling with these concepts. (Isn’t grapple a good word?) I’m nowhere near as compassionate as I’d like to be. A lack of enough compassion is something to be aware of, and my challenge is to not freak out about or judge myself for this lack too much – I simply need to breathe and reframe my way of thinking. Simple? No. Possible? Yes. Leave A CommentComment Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.