The Logic of Mental Health

Introduction We are meant to live healthy lives. In confidence can we suggest that we were placed on this earth to be satisfied, happy, sensitive, loving people? The argument could be that no truer statement is meant to be applied to the human condition. We were given the tools to be able to delineate throughContinue reading “The Logic of Mental Health”

A New Hammock

I was outside in my hammock all afternoon. My dog hung out with me. I am on this holiday, and my grief or self-reflection has been creeping in all afternoon. I stopped posting on my more public site because there is a person I don’t want to hurt with my expression of pain. I haveContinue reading “A New Hammock”

Peace of Mind

A friend has always said to me, you have to put yourself first, find your peace of mind, discover who you really are, and allow yourself to be. This coming from a person who willingly beats herself up psychologically to such a degree I sometimes fear she may no longer see the compassion I willContinue reading “Peace of Mind”

The Circumstance of Abandonment

A close friend of mine said to me one time, you have a serious case of fear of abandonment. I hadn’t really thought about it as significantly as her words caused me to imagine, but ever since that day, I have paid close attention. Throughout my childhood, I can remember specific events all the wayContinue reading “The Circumstance of Abandonment”

These Are Darker Nights

Tell people you are ok, look outside, it is all normal, the passing day, tomorrow will be the same, the next, the next, next time, flowers will begin to bloom the only simple truth is normal will remain, these are darker nights, lived with them, embraced them most of my life, my longest line ofContinue reading “These Are Darker Nights”