When you look at a tree, what do you see? When I look at a tree, what do I see? I see a structure of strength and resilience. What stands … Continue reading Tree Roots
It’s been three years since I was officially diagnosed as having Bipolar 1 with mixed episodes. The last three years consisted of numerous ups and downs, and many lessons learned. … Continue reading Living with Bipolar: Tools for Success
I was reminded of a number of things when I met with my psychiatrist last Thursday afternoon. One thing that she complimented me on was how I was in tune … Continue reading A Full Time Job: Managing Mental Illness
Sunday I jetted from teaching a Wreath Making event to an early dinner with my spouse (The class was a success). I have never been to the eatery before alone, … Continue reading What’s Meant to Be
It’s amazing how quickly time flies by when you are engaged in day to day battles that are ever consuming of your life. Nothing astronomical has happened in my life, … Continue reading A Ship out at Sea
Have you ever wondered who you are? Or been asked, who are you? Much like the caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland asks Alice while blowing smoke rings. I am in … Continue reading Who Am I?
It’s been a bit since I have submitted a piece for publishing. Previously, I wanted what I submitted to be a great, awesome piece that touches the heart of millions. … Continue reading Maintaining a Positive Mindset
I walk into the playground and stop. I look to the left and then to the right. The playground is empty. I am alone. I walk towards the equipment that … Continue reading Bipolar and Seesaws: Up and Downs
I have suffered from depression on and off for much of my life. Some episodes have been worse than others. But with each one, in time they passed. While I … Continue reading My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?
So, there is this thing called chaos. It’s a noun that is defined as complete disorder and confusion. And I am drawn to it like a moth to light, like … Continue reading Chaos: My Best Friend
Insecure, an adjective, is sounded out as insəˈkyo͝or… is defined as: (of a person) not confident or assured; uncertain and anxious… Not included in the dictionary is a picture … Continue reading Insecure
On a nice, warm, spring day, what is better than enjoying a sweet glass of lemonade? The only thing that could make that better could be adding a little bit … Continue reading Lemons and Lemonade