Most of my life I was indifferent to politics. I considered politicians to be people who said what they needed to say to be elected, and then played word games to explain away their failure to keep election promises.
During a psychotic episode – or, in this case, a semi-episode, it is as though a great window opens up and the heavens pour through – with all the light and wind and song and thunder of a wondrous choir of angels. There is so much information – more than the mind can possibly process … More Least burdensome… most generous
Recently I asked two friends, “If I was an animal, which animal do you think it would be? What animal do I remind you of?” The first said, “A lion.” The second, who knows me better, said, “A lioness.” This is far from how I think of myself, but it is exactly how I think … More Lion, lioness… kitten
Each day, I get up intending to have a “normal” day. I think, “I will have breakfast, get ready, and go to work. I’ll have lunch, finish my work and come home. I’ll do some housework, eat dinner, enjoy some leisure time, and sleep… and then I’ll get up and do it again.” But somehow, … More A Wrench in the Works
I have so much to share, I hardly know where to begin. Should I continue to focus on mental illness and mental health? Should I tell my own story? What is most important? Recent events cause me to continually question my sense of priorities. Do I really know what’s most important for me to do … More YOU JUST HAVE TO LAUGH