by Michelle Montoro

The world is your oyster.

Have you ever hear that phrase?

It is one that I have carried with me for many, many years.

There once was a very influential man in my life…when I was in my mid-twenties.

I was going through a divorce. I was…

by Michelle Montoro

I spent the first 40 years of my life being a “yes” girl.

Craving to be popular, to be liked, to become the friend my friends could rely on.

Always.

To the point that I exhausted myself. Overwhelmed myself. Literally made myself crazy.

But I had only…

by Michelle Montoro

Twenty-one years ago, I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder after a lifetime of struggling within the darkness of my own mind. It has been a disturbing history but one that I survived.

Through countless hours of therapy, endless cocktails of psychotropic medications, measureless pools of tears, and…

Shelbee On The Edge

Michelle is a passionate scholar and a lover of words with a driving desire to help others in the pursuit of becoming the best possible versions of themselves.

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