Book Review – Managing the Depression Puzzle
For the past several days I spent the better part of them reading the book, “Managing the Depression Puzzle” written by Ashley L. Peterson(blog: www.mentalhealthathome.org). On the first night I decided to write a review, this is something I have not done. ***I have not received compensation, or was asked to write an review of…
Suicide Myths – #3
Being suicidal isn’t about wanting to die. It’s about quieting the pain inside. –Unknown Source: Psychology Today – People often commit suicide for rational reasons. – False! I write this post with some ache in my heart. It is about a young first nation man. I had begun to know the family and also him.…
Suicide Myths, Selfishness
“Did you really want to die?”“No one commits suicide because they want to die.”“Then why do they do it?”“Because they want to stop the pain.”― Tiffanie DeBartolo, How to Kill a Rock Star ***Warning, could cause triggers! This post has taken the better part of three days to write. I had to stop many times because of…
A Re-blog: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 2020 — My Brain’s Not Broken
*** I have tried several times to write a post about the subject of “suicide” but I deleted them because of the affects it was doing to my mental health. Below is an excellent article, timely, and informative.*** Suicide is a public health issue, and we’re here to talk about education, prevention and resources. Suicide Prevention…
Advocate, The Best Person For The Job
Have you ever listened to a child who is going through cancer treatment? I have and it breaks my heart. That child when he/she talks speaks as what an adult would say. Their knowledge about the cancer and treatment is deep. The disease demands for a child to grow up too fast.
Have you ever had a pair of jeans that you just hate to put in the trash bin. I mean you have them broke in, comfortable, soft, and yes, almost down to nothing but white thread.
The Other Side Of Healthy
It was early part of the nineties where I found myself out of work living in a bachelor apartment where I just was totally burned out.
What’s In A Name?
I have been thinking about this post for several days. I hope I can put it in writing like I am hearing it in my mind. There are names that when they are mentioned you have a distinct definition of what they are. Cancer, Diabetes, Arthritis, Blindness, all these we at least have a general…
In 1999 I received a phone call with news that my mother was gravely ill. It was the Christmas season and had just lost all of the joyous attitude that was in me. Hanging up the phone I started making plans for a long bus ride from my home in Saskatchewan, Canada to Ontario….. …Thus,…
It Is The Mind & It Matters
These mental health issues are treatable. I take prescriptions and they have done a world of good for me. Gone are the extreme mood swings, days of not talking to anyone, to feeling like a could conquer the world. Those around me never knew which I would be.