Joshua Walters was born in Berkeley, California. In 2001, while attending the San Francisco School of Arts, Joshua was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after hallucinating he was Jesus (who hasn’t?!) … Continue Reading Joshua Walters: Just Crazy Enough…
Brainstorm is proud to launch Mental Ideas: an irreverent, witty, unashamedly provocative non-profit film and media platform promoting awareness of mental health issues, all forms of artistic expression, innovation and social enterprise. … Continue Reading Taking The World By Brainstorm!
After being invited to discuss suicide on RTHK‘s Backchat in response to the suicides of Anthony Bordain and Kate Spade, I penned this stream of consciousness article trying to rationalize the … Continue Reading The Importance of Doing What We’re Bad At – Sadie Kaye
Calling All Moody Foodies! Brainstorm wants your original recipes, mental ideas, provocative theories and entertaining stories of bold culinary experimentation for publication in our magazine and charity cookbook: The Moody Foodie, … Continue Reading WANTED: Moody Foodies for Cookbook!
Meet Mat Ricardo: Mental Ideas Ambassador & Showman Extraordinaire! Fast Hands. Smart Mouth. Nice Suit. The Gentleman Juggler, leading speciality act of the British Cabaret Revival and the UK’s most … Continue Reading Featured Artist: Mat Ricardo
Ever since I was a teenager, for periods of months at a time, I have led an exhausting double life: My Life Awake and My Life Asleep. One of my … Continue Reading My Life Asleep – Sadie Kaye
This week I’ve been mostly feeling empty. All my energy bars depleted. Desperately in need of a powerup. Veering wildly between panicky and desperate, and “oh, what’s the point of … Continue Reading ‘Woof’ by Mat Ricardo
Bipolar Hong Kong is Hong Kong’s first peer-led bipolar support group. Established in 2015 by Sadie Kaye, it’s since grown into a large collective of Hong Kong-based professionals, students, writers … Continue Reading Support Groups: Bipolar Hong Kong
The Bipolar Express is an irreverent 30-minute roller coaster through the euphoric highs and debilitating lows of the bipolar mind. Produced and presented for RTHK by Sadie Kaye, guests include … Continue Reading The Bipolar Express on RTHK
There are a number of ways you can be featured on Brainstorm‘s Mental Ideas platform: as a featured artist/ writer/ author/ poet/ comic/ filmmaker/ social entrepreneur or non-profit organization, as … Continue Reading Submissions
Like many of us, I felt the bruises of my mental health issues before I could put a name to what was throwing the punches. Occasionally, when I was at … Continue Reading Ambassador Mat Ricardo’s First Brainstorm Column!