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 Being
This guide (from When it Rains...) may help when your life has come off the rails. 1. You have to want to be helped. If you don’t, stop reading, you will never get better, might even die. You have to stop fighting yourself and open your mind for any type of improvement to take place. Don't … Continue reading Mental Health Survival Guide
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
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
...with medication, those who are closest see the effects long before you are aware of it. Don't discount it.