Idaho snow and mental health woe. These are a few of my least favorite things!
I've been thinking a lot about selflessness lately. Is this the missing piece?
Ted Talks that I've been enjoying lately and visiting Mount St. Benedict Abbey in Trinidad.
It's been nice taking a break from mental health for a little while. I've long been obsessed with the topic, especially after being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder in 2012. Beyond that, psychology is simply fascinating isn't it? Why do we silly humans do some of the stuff we do--at times amazing, at times deplorable.
Last Monday I said goodbye to a relationship of six years--we lived together for nearly three. It was an emotional decision but I do believe it was the right one. Go figure, it was rainy and overcast as I was driving away that last day but I was amazed to see a rainbow ahead of … Continue reading Moody Monday: When I left there was a rainbow
Be the driver, not the passenger, of your own life.
On striking a balance between being selfish and selfless.
I wanted to offer these beautiful roses to all the people who are hurting tonight... and all those who are struggling with something... anything... in other words all of us. Oh well, this is indeed what makes us human isn’t it? Our sense of smell is sometimes forgotten when it comes to practicing self-healing measures. … Continue reading Memo at midnight: Just stop and smell the roses 🌹🥀
How to really help someone in pain.
Is there something within us that drives us toward death? This theory was proposed by Sabina Spielman and made popular by Sigmund Freud. It's often interchangeably called the death drive or death instinct and it works in direct opposition to the life instinct or that which drives us to want to live.... Read this story … Continue reading The death instinct: Some thoughts on suicide, violence and God – Medium