Tags » Mental » Page 2

Failing at Failing Forward by Succeeding Anyway?

Another blogger, with a much bigger following than mine, has a contact me notice that you can request she review your blog. She’s a professional editor for her day job. 1,009 more words


A Thought About Stigma

The issue of stigma involving mental illness is alive and well, but who is responsible to stop it? How can it be stopped? I’ve been thinking about this a lot. 815 more words


Why Is Everything So Damn Hard?

It has been forever since I posted here. That is not for lack of trying. It’s just that I have been down more than up over the past few years and every time I sat down to write there was just nothing there. 325 more words


The Proudest Achievement Of The Modern World Should Be How We Break Down The Walls Of Inequality

If ever there was a period of time where it’s possible to believe that genuinely bad people do exist, it is probably right now. With daily mass shootings in the US, terrorist bombings all over the world, the ongoing abuse of women and the surge of a far-right movement – it is hard not to believe that nature is as guilty as nurture in the production of the “bad seed”. 877 more words

Midlife Observations

Life is getting better

Therapy is one of the pillars of my recovery. I have been in therapy for the majority of the past 30 years. I was even in therapy for some of the years I lived abroad. 320 more words

Mental Illness

My Mental Health Brain Dump Part 3

Part 1 and Part 2


My OCD relates to routine, things have to be done on the same day, at the same time. It can be a mission to change this, it will cause me massive anxiety when things don’t go as I want. 263 more words


Roy Moore's alleged pursuit of a young girl is the symptom of a larger problem in evangelical circles - LA Times

It’s hard admitting, even to yourself, when something isn’t quite right in your own family. But my truth is that my grandmother was 23 years old and my grandfather was 49 years old when they married but they had been together since my grandmother was 18 or 19. 450 more words