There are many foreign words that do not have an English translation. One example is the Japanese word mushaburui. It translates to shaking or trembling with excitement. Musha is the Japanese word … Continue reading The Japanese Word for Panic Attacks
Some time ago I took myself to the cinema to watch Lars von Trier’s film Melancholia. Three quarters of the way through the film I got an attack of claustrophobia … Continue reading Days when life scrolls across the vision…
The first time I saw this film, I enjoyed it but I always wondered why they never explained the shaky hand that Tom Hanks’ character Captain Miller had in a … Continue reading Why Saving Private Ryan (1998) is My Favorite War Film
As a kid, a teenager, and even as an adult I have always felt like a no-name slob, an outsider in social situations. I can still connect to Holly as a character, and it makes me understand a part of myself. In my eyes, Holly is fighting her own struggle with mental illness as she tries to find herself in the chaos of the battle.
I have been so serious lately with writing my blog. I have shared my struggles and my love for writing. My fellow mental illness community bloggers have seen the best … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer’s Top 10 Favorites Lists Pt. 1
My husband and I enjoy old movies. My favorite movies of all time are Casablanca and It’s a Wonderful Life. In fact, we have a jumbo canvas print of an original … Continue reading I need my Sleep