7. Not so Fast “Is there no way out of the mind?” - Sylvia Plath Life can be extremely bitter when you career is in the shitter. With another gut punch from the world of employment I had to wonder what in the hell I’d done or who did I piss off to have this … Continue reading From the Memoir “Rain” 7
When I realized that I had manufactured blind spots in my psyche, I had to find a way to detect and correct them. My thoughts, resulting from the blind spots, kept triggering the fight or flight response which is a huge disservice because your body doesn’t know what is real and what is not. Shifting … Continue reading Blind Spots (Rain)
Always remember and try never to forget - the body is analogue, thoughts are digital, and the brain is the converter.
The carrot is preferable to the stick.
d Lost my head. It left me for someone who cares. I found it in the basement waiting instruction. Be well, do well.
There is no need to dine on fresh hell daily. Cut back on the news broadcasts by 98%. Find 3 trusted sources and stay informed. Get into a positive routine and stick to it. Resilience is key, remain still. Be well, Do well, Scarpoe
Fear is simply a lack of knowledge. Do not lose your capacity for logic and reason before gaining that knowledge. Please know that knowledge may cause you to lose your shit, but at least you didn't panic too soon. Be, well, Do well, Scarpoe
AUTHOR’S NOTE What follows is based on actual occurrences as I recall them. Although some content has been changed for personal purposes, it should be regarded in its essence as fact. Mental illness does not discriminate. Preface I didn’t notice any signs in the beginning, none. Admittedly, I could have overlooked a few negatives – you know … Continue reading When it Rains, A Surrender to Consciousness
...from the manuscript "When it Rains..." Think critically and creatively when thinking with consciousness engaged. Consciously process all other thoughts from a distance to stop any reaction. Be present and do not live in your head. Seek discomfort- physical, mental you name it.
Sometimes mental illness gets in the way of knowing the difference between facts and opinions. An opinion is a judgement not necessarily based on knowledge of all the facts. Facts are the truth. If either get a little fuzzy, ask someone. Any major dude will tell you. Pay attention to the facts and don't give … Continue reading Opinion vs Fact