Entries by Jenni Elyse

Rising from the Ashes

I shared this on Instagram a few days ago and shared this on my blog pre-new direction. I wanted to share it again because I wrote it during another low-point. It helped helps me remember three very important things: 1) I’m not alone, 2) life has a purpose, and 3) to never give up. Rising […]

Living with Depression

Depression is hard. It’s unbearable at times. On a good day, I feel like I’m running through waist-deep water. On a bad day, I feel like I’m treading water. On a really bad day, I feel like I’m drowning. A year and a half ago, I felt “normal.” I thought I had found the ultimate […]


An Introduction

Hi! I’m Jenni Elyse. I’ve decided to blog about what it’s like to live with mental illness. I know there are many people who live with mental illness like I do. I also know there are many people who don’t. And, I know there are people who think mental illness is something to be ashamed […]