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Therapy Shouldn't Be A Threat, And It Isn't A Quick Fix Either

You used to tell me a therapist was a great idea. That you saw one and that she really helped you. That she was someone you trusted. 567 more words


Breathing is a Good Thing

A faint sound pierced the cloudy haze.  An echo through a long corridor.

Darkness, but light sort of on the periphery.  A greenish glow that grew brighter at regular intervals.  1,691 more words


How Our Brains Respond to Gratitude

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which means that along with spending time with our families and overeating turkey and side dishes, many of us will think at least a little bit about what we are thankful for in our lives. 566 more words



My brain has a little button.

If you push it, you will see.

From 1 to 10,

Now and again,

I flip my shit loosely.

When Will We Solve Mental Illness?

Image CreditCreditJens Mortensen for The New York Times

Biology was supposed to cure what ails psychiatry. Decades later, millions of people with mental disorders are still waiting. 733 more words


Music...the essence of life

Hello reader and welcome to my another inspirational blog. Today I will talk to you about my greatest passion, music. Because, if you don’t know, I tell you, that music has the power to make, it is a true motivator. 334 more words


Acupuncture and PTSD

PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder,  has had many different names throughout  history, names such as shell shock, battle fatigue, and soldiers heart. Many of these names recognize trauma from war as a cause for PTSD, however, the current definition of PTSD has expanded to include trauma that comes from any other acutely shocking event, as well as complex and prolonged or repeated trauma that may come from child abuse or domestic violence. 640 more words