Anhedonia (the inability to feel pleasure) typically manifests itself in two ways: physically and socially. Social anhedonia takes the joy out of spending time with people you would normally like being around, while physical anhedonia can make your favorite foods taste bland and this fun one, can make sex unfulfilling. This condition will make you a real blast … Continue reading Definition Friday
Recently I was over taken by the idea that I should become a full-time advocate for mental heath and requested assistance. I will not be needing this assistance, I will be making it happen. Donations are great, but not for this. I am very capable of making enough money to pursue my interests. Thanks for … Continue reading An Epiphany
If you are new to the blog When it Rains... is an autobiographical novel that I'm working on describing life with Depression/PTSD. Excerpt from When it Rains... Survival Guide (SG) Not manufactured pulp. The SG may be used before any kind of outside help is available. Critics will call this an oversimplification and they are correct. But most of those … Continue reading A taste of Rain…
When it Rains.... anxiety, fear, hopelessness, worry, angry, fatigue, guilt, trust, perception, substance abuse, stress, psychosis, family, violence, philosophy, paranoia, victim, panic, insomnia, self-blame, social skills, depression cheapens life worthlessness, stress, bi-polar, PTSD, medication, psychosis, determined victim, sensitive in an empathic way, trauma (the loss of self) reconnecting with the body is the cure, letting go, … Continue reading Working on Rain
Mental illness contaminates the air. The choking and coughing stir fear in those rendering our care You know of this illness? I say, you do not. Stroll with me for a glimpse into this most disturbing plot.