If you were to meet me in the street, or at a party, or maybe at work, it’s unlikely you’d suspect anything. I’d seem like a bit of a hipster, … Continue reading The Difficulty of ‘Normal’
C.M. North is a trained musician, coffee addict and author of 22 Scars, a young adult novel about teenage depression and growing up with tragedy and trauma. He lives in northern New Jersey with his wife, son and cat Pia, who insists she take precedence over writing.
I did not have a pet growing up. My mother hates animals, and my father knew how to keep the peace. Not having a pet growing up, I didn’t know … Continue reading Creature Comforts
I dream a lot. In fact, I dream almost every time I sleep. I also sleep a lot. Sleeping used to be the way for me to escape the awfulness … Continue reading Memories and Dreams
I read a post recently that made reference to the idea that mental health is not just something for the mentally ill to worry about, any more than physical health … Continue reading The Mutations of Mental Health