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Contradictory Canopies

I feel like I’m lost in a forest, that I’m not bothered I’m lost because everything around me us so beautiful. Then every once in a while I stop, look around mea panic rising at the back of my head, under the skull, you know the feeling. 703 more words

Personal Entries

Tired and worried

I’m tired. I’m happy with things, mostly, but so very tired. Colt has decided he’s not going to sleep at night anymore. We send him to bed early each night so he can play a little while as he unwinds. 1,326 more words

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Article: Is Fast Food Making Us Depressed?

This is an outstanding article on BBC which explains the connection between food and mental health in very clear and compelling terms. I have been a long time supporter of nutritional and natural therapies for treatment of depression and anxiety and made them a key part of my own recovery program, along with marijuana, of course. 102 more words

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The Element of Self care

If I’m honest insomnia has been heavily present recently,  it just hasn’t been surrounding negative thoughts so I’ve just been going with the flow. 
When this happens it’s important to take extra care of your body giving it the right kind of energy and relaxation to prevent long term damage to the nerves,  organs and systems. 769 more words

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

If I’m honest insomnia has been heavily present recently, it just hasn’t been surrounding negative thoughts so I’ve just been going with the flow.
When this happens it’s important to take extra care of your body giving it the right kind of energy and relaxation to prevent long term damage to the nerves, organs and systems. 830 more words

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

A small sliver of hope

Well now. I’m feeling a tiny bit (dare I say it…) hopeful. ? Maybe. I’m terrified to admit this in case I jinx it all and kick myself later, even if there is no such thing. 789 more words

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The New York Times "likes" me... and I haven't even finished writing my memoir :D

Okay, I’ll admit it, saying that the New York Times likes me, when all they did was “like” my comment about the horrific way we treat mental illness in this country, is a bit of a stretch. 423 more words

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