Tag Archives: Mental Health

Validation and Hope

A Season of Triggers This election season has been devastating. So many of us have watched as examples from our lives flash before us over and over and over again for the world to see. Times when we were always … Continue reading

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Signs That You’ve Been Abused by a Narcissist

Originally posted on After Narcissistic Abuse:
1. YOU DOUBT YOURSELF Do you recognize that you’re doubting yourself more than you ever have before? Victims of narcissistic abuse often appear uncertain of themselves, constantly seeking clarification that they haven’t made a…

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Flying Monkey Fever

Flying Monkey Fever Sorry, I’m feeling under the weather, I’m currently suffering from a bout of Flying Monkey Fever. It was a severe case and while I’m mostly over it, there are still flare ups now and again. It usually starts … Continue reading

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Preserving Organics

A good friend of mine forwarded me an article about the “myths of diet soda”  which began by suggesting that folks think drinking diet soda will lead to weight loss, stave of diabetes, and will reduce the risk of heart … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mr. Williams.

People call those imperfections, but no, that’s the good stuff. ~Sean (Robin Williams), Good Will Hunting As the first days of 1992 began I was sitting home alone in my apartment in NJ, wondering what to do next as a … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Today, as the sun begins to set and the final festivities for the evening are about to begin, I am reminded of a 4th of July many moons ago. I was having a discussion with a relative who was preparing … Continue reading

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What If

What if self-doubt was all you knew? What if you were always told almost, but not quite? What if you were taught that meant you were never good enough? What if that’s what you were taught?

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Philosophy 101: Introduction to Logic and Reason …. I think I need the Remedial Class

When I was in college I became jealous of my old high school friends who spoke of the “bird” courses they were taking for credit at their respective colleges. It didn’t matter what level college they went to, the artsy … Continue reading

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