Living with Mental Illness

By Steve Austin | Mental Health

Apr 20

Living with mental illness colors everything in life.
It is often extremely stressful and exhausting. Sometimes living with mental illness means wondering what it would be like to be happy–to be free.

It’s hoping for someone to hear you say, I’m okay,” but squeeze you tight and call your bluff. You long to be happy, but life with mental illness is a constant inner voice that whispers, “You don’t deserve happiness.”

Mental illness has a million different faces, but this is my experience.

Join me on Robert Vore’s site for the rest of this story.

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About the Author

Steve Austin is an author, speaker, and life coach who is passionate about helping overwhelmed people learn to catch their breath. He is the author of two Amazon bestsellers, "Catching Your Breath," and "From Pastor to a Psych Ward." Steve lives with his wife and two children in Birmingham, Alabama.

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