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Alienora Standing up for Alienora: Youth onwards!


Life lessons start in our youth. Actually, they start from the moment we are born. So, taking ‘youth’ to cover everything from babyhood up to adulthood, I would like to take one aspect of life-learning: Emotional Intelligence and the pitfalls which certain messages can cause it during its early evolution. 1,191 more words

Daily Prompt

Meeting Violet the Hyper-vigilant Rabbit

After 11 weeks of intermittent shaking and tremors which would settle with resting, the seemingly-constant resting tremors, uncontrollable jerky movements and inability to walk properly returned. 533 more words

Personal Experience Of A Functional Movement Disorder


While I often wish I did not have PTSD, it’s not all bad.  Let’s face it, having PTSD means we are survivors.  That’s a good thing, right?  382 more words

Tito Jackson performs during annual Family Reunion in Daffin Park

It’s been decades since The Jackson 5 held a concert in Savannah, but over the weekend, one of the original members of the legendary singing group made an appearance in Daffin Park. 55 more words


Moar Mental Health

I’ve been hanging out alone a lot lately (story of my life), thinking about a lot of things. Trying to dismantle my (incorrect) ideas of “success” and “adulting”. 448 more words


I was raised in a war zone.  I won’t go into detail here, but only will say that in my early 20s, I was diagnosed as having PTSD.  252 more words


When you’ve been diagnosed with PTSD, you suffer from a wide variety of symptoms including anxiety, depression, hypervigilance, avoidance, and emotional numbness. There are too many symptoms to list here, but the funny thing about PTSD is that it’s not like you go through the symptoms one at a time.  476 more words