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How Far Out Are You?

I’d like to de-mystify agoraphobia a bit by discussing the various manifestations of classic panic disorder. I think most civilians equate agoraphobia with hiding in the house, but that’s not true all the time or even at all for everyone who suffers from this mental illness. 413 more words


Can Anyone Help Me?

You know I ask that very question often. I had people tell me I really need deep therapy. I fired the therapist I had. I had text after I got my new phone and she called me. 329 more words


13 pounds and counting.

I used to be 10 stone 7 pounds. I am now 9 stone 8 pounds and I’m happy with that. I’ve dropped a size in clothes (which now means I have 3 completely different sizes in my drawers) and whilst I am happy about the weight loss, I’m also not. 1,365 more words


The aftermath Nursing School leaves

When I sent in my application to nursing school my goal was to help people. See them through their worsts times, and feel amazing as they walked out that door knowing I had a hand in helping change their life. 428 more words


A Vet's Testimonial on PTSD and Cannabis

My last post discussed a current bipartisan bill to change federal law and allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to returning veterans who suffer from… 52 more words


Inside and outside

Yoga has lost it’s initial allure for me. I was taking all of my yoga classes from the same yoga teacher, Anna, a vivacious thirtysomething gal with long brown hair and a penchant for for eschewing the typical “yoga music” in favor of songs like Van Morrison’s “Moondance” or Kenny Chesney’s “You and Tequila.” Her music choices are odd, but they strangely work. 1,114 more words