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David Stein

California
Struggling with the Elephant in the Room is an intense and emotional journey through what it is like to suffer from Manic-Depressive Illness. Each post provides the reader with a window into the author's mind; sometimes it's short informative posts, while others are long, intertwining pieces that... Full Bio
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When Drugs and Mental Health Mix, An Analytic Approach by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Former Senator George McGovern once said the following in regards to his daughter Terry’s death: she “…was dealt a double cruel hand: the companion demons depression and a ... Read on »
Computer is Back Online, But my Mind is Clouded by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It’s weird writing this post on a computer instead of a phone. For the last few months (maybe more, as time seems to be “off”) I’ve been using my phone for everything. All ... Read on »
The Weird and Confusing Life of David Stein by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It’s been awhile since I last post. It seems this has become a habit of mine. I get overly obsessed about posting and social media, spend a few days filled with manic ... Read on »
Introversion Saturday- A Retrospective on Introverts Struggling in an Extroverted World by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Today’s post is going to be short, as I’m preparing for my next major piece: an examination of introversion in today’s society. As such I wanted to point everyone towards ... Read on »
Connection between Dehydration and Depression- My First article Published on Answers.com by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Well I did it, i got my first article published on answers.com entitled, How Dehydration can Cause Depression to Worsen . An examination of the impact dehydration has on ... Read on »
Success by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Although it hasn’t been published yet, I finally submitted my first article to answers.com!!! This is huge it’s my first step towards my dream of becoming a professional w ... Read on »
The Cautionary Tale of a 28-year old Introverted Virgin by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health As the title states this post will be about a 28 year old introverted virgin: me. This is a problem I’ve struggled with for a long time. For whatever reason I’ve never bee ... Read on »
Another New Beginning by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It’s been quite a few months since I’ve said hi, and it bums me out that I had forgotten what my greatest passion is: writing. I’d given up on my dreams, my hopes, my futu ... Read on »
It’s a New Day, I’m feeling Slightly Better- Today’s Post is on Ways to Deal... by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A New Day, A new Beginning So far today has been a lot better then yesterday, I guess writing out my frustrations helped to ease my mind, I still feel the same way ... Read on »
Why Do I Spend So much Time Avoiding My Life and Responsibility?? Why Am I So Confused??? by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I don’t know what’s wrong with me. I spend quite a bit of time procrastinating and avoiding my responsibilities. My heart is racing right now because I’m supposed to be ou ... Read on »
Manic Depressive Illness: Looking at the Root of My Mental Health and Examining My Past by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Root of Life I hope everyone has been having a great week and hopefully things haven’t gotten too bad…I wanted to start this post by saying how hard it’s been this ... Read on »
Domino Demands: Can I haz Ur Blog Post by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health As I’m sitting here falling asleep in front of my computer, I realized I hadn’t posted today. I don’t want to break my promise of writing everyday for 30 days, so this eve ... Read on »
Withdrawal Hell Consumes Me by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Today started out so promising, but as the day wore on my withdrawals got worse. Now I’m just a pile of nerves looking for various things to do while I wait for the pain t ... Read on »
Life Is Confusion and My Mind is Filled With Broken Memories by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health ( www.empowernetwork.com ) I really don’t know how to start this post so I will just write whatever comes to my head. The reason is that I’m scared to write. I ... Read on »
Even When I’m Stable, It Feels Like I’m Lost in a Dark Hole by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Right now I’m going through hell. As usual I ran out of my subutex and now I’m experiencing horrible opiate withdrawals. Every month I do this, and every time I want to di ... Read on »
Tomorrow I Start my 30 day posting challenge by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I finally decided that I want to write a post every day for a month. This will be a great way to get me back into writing as well as build my confidence. I’m really lookin ... Read on »
Hope for a Better Future or Am I Just a Confused Mess? by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. -Albert Einstein Does hope really exist? Can we learn from ... Read on »
Is Life Hopeless? My Time in the Shower Confirmed this by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Isn’t it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never fi ... Read on »
Sorry I haven’t Posted Much by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It’s weird, every day I start by signing into my wordpress dashboard, look at the stats, look at the comments and then think about writing a post, but that is usually wher ... Read on »
As Quickly as Life Took a Positive Turn, It can Collapse into a Confused Mess by David Stein Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health How does one break through a confusing situation? Just as the title indicates, my life seems to fluctuate at a rapid pace. Although my depression and mania are in ... Read on »