Today I was over taken by the idea that I should become a full-time advocate for mental heath. My reaction was "fine" but how? Here it comes, with your help of a few dollars a month I will give back by publishing When it Rains.... a story of survival, lecture on behalf of mental health, do whatever … Continue reading An Epiphany
Sleep was his way of removing himself from where he didn’t want to be. He went to bed at 6 or 7 pm, well before dark and didn't care. He slept most of the time.
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.
...with medication, those who are closest see the effects long before you are aware of it. Don't discount it.
I think I know what’s going on, but don’t. I strive for a higher level of understanding, but fail. I don’t know a damn thing and I’ve tried a lot of ways to educate, but have missed. The mind-body connection has me confused. When I believe I’m moving forward, there’s trauma and I backslide. … Continue reading When It Rains…