Dear Corporate America

What a powerful post especially with how the media always links “mental illness” to violence and crime. Thank you.

A Journey with You

Dear Corporate America,

I am writing to you to inform you of my desire to work for your company. Letโ€™s get one thing out of the way first, I have a mental illness. Why do I think you should hire someone with a mental illness? You say that you like people who can think outside of the box and that is a strength you are looking for. Well, those of us with a mental illness can easily and quite naturally think outside of the box. In fact, some of us have even experienced different realities and may be able to put a twist or a spin on that problem you are having that you never even imagined.

You mention that you value creativity. Most people with a mental illness are creative in one form or another. They havenโ€™t proven it yet, but there have been several studies conducted trying toโ€ฆ

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