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

August 3, 2018
I didn't always hate my job. In fact, there was a long period of time where I was head over heels in love with it. During that time, I would've done anything for the company I worked for. I'd stay...
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February 13, 2018
February 13, 2017. My first day at Clariant Creative. The decision to accept the job offer with Clariant Creative was – at first glance – just another job with a HubSpot agency. But boy was I wrong....
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September 14, 2017
I’ve been there – locked up in my room, sitting up against the wall, cradling my head in my hands as the tears continue to flow. Bright red face, runny nose, shaking hands and a headache that just...
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September 10, 2017
Today – September 10th – marks World Suicide Prevention Day. For most people, it’s just another day. But to me, it’s a reminder of where I’ve been, where I am and where I still have left to go. It’s...
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August 5, 2017
On February 13, 2017, I started a new job at a fully remote marketing agency. It was a job that allowed me to do the type of work I was passionate about – like copywriting, project management and...
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August 1, 2017
The hardest thing I’ve ever done was admitting I wasn’t okay and the emotional pain I was feeling wasn’t normal. It was calling a psychiatrist and asking for help. It was showing up to my first...
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July 22, 2017
  When I was first diagnosed with depression (now diagnosed as bipolar 2 disorder) and anxiety, I had absolutely no idea what to make of it. I knew I was sad all the time and had absolutely no desire...
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June 18, 2017
I’m at the point in my current battle with depression where I’m tired. Tired of not sleeping. Tired of feeling awful every single day. Tired of feeling like I have to be strong all the time. Tired of...
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May 26, 2017
Christina, I know you’re going through some stuff right now. And I know you don’t know how to take it, what it all means or what the future holds for you. I know you feel lost and scared. Hopeless...
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