Learn to Love Yourself in the Alone Time

I have spent the last several months going to work and going home. Not much socializing. Sometimes once a month I would go out if invited to something. I was … Continue reading Learn to Love Yourself in the Alone Time

My No-Medication Journey to Emotional Health and Well-Being

Going on about 40 years ago, I was diagnosed as bipolar.  Today, I don’t know whether that diagnosis was correct or not because I’ve chosen to live my life the … Continue reading My No-Medication Journey to Emotional Health and Well-Being

Hope for the best and prepare for the worst

My research suggests John Jay wrote “To hope for the best and prepare for the worst, is a trite but a good maxim,” in 1813. So I will credit him to this quote knowing I … Continue reading Hope for the best and prepare for the worst

Invisible Illness

Mental illness has been shaped as being invisible. The needs of people with mental illness being met has been invisible too. Stop making me invisible. You wouldn’t want it for you.

I Left My Anxiety in the Dust—a Poem

My brain matter does often scatter throughout my brain unable to drain unnecessary clutter that makes me shutter. My body trembles from my head to my toes filling me with … Continue reading I Left My Anxiety in the Dust—a Poem