Mental Health and Recovery Blog

Mental Health & Recovery Blog

Christina Bockisch

Christina Bockisch
When others are silent, I am loud. I'm a passionate advocate for mental health, and I believe that sharing my story is the best way to break the stigma surrounding mental illness so that people can get the help they deserve. My strengths are my dogs – Hendrix, Khaleesi and Benny – and my hope is that tomorrow can be different.
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Recent Posts

May 24, 2019
“I’m the happiest I’ve ever been, yet something still isn’t right. And I can’t figure out what it is.” Those are the words I said to my coworkers and manager before I left for a one-month leave of...
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April 12, 2019
“Recovery is terrifying when you don’t know who you are without your sadness.” My bipolar 2 disorder, anxiety and eating disorder control my life most days. They lie to me, make decisions for me and...
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April 5, 2019
Hey you, I know you’re hurting. And I know you’ve been hurting for a while. You’ve taken it day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute for a long time now. And you’re tired. So tired. Tired of...
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March 12, 2019
It’s been four months since I walked through the doors of HubSpot for my first day, and I’m honestly shocked at how quickly time has flown by. It truly feels like yesterday that I was sitting in the...
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March 5, 2019
Depression is not an easy thing to live with. It can be immobilizing, messy, lonely, unbearable and exhausting. Not to mention, it’s a rollercoaster of emotions. One minute, I feel fine, like I may...
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February 28, 2019
WARNING: If you have a history with self-injury, this post may be triggering. After moving to Florida when I was 13, I found myself slipping into a dark depression. I didn't realize that it was...
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February 21, 2019
I’m just going to jump right in and say it. I struggle with a mental illness and an eating disorder – more specifically, depression, anxiety, Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) and...
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February 14, 2019
I’ve been going through a rough patch lately, and I’m experiencing one of the worst waves of depression I’ve had in a long time. I didn’t even realize it was depression at first because it wasn’t the...
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October 12, 2018
For 14 years, I thought I had major depressive disorder. That’s 14 years of being treated with antidepressants and dealing with medications that made me feel worse along with constant suicidal...
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