Health Without Mental Health: A misunderstanding

As an adolescent, I could explain what physical and social well-being was perfectly. I was however as lost as a needle in the ocean when it comes to explaining what mental well-being is. Physical illness was not new to me. After all, I have been down with fever at several times. Even though the evidences [...]

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Lo Potter – Alexithymia in 2020 America

Alexithymia in 2020 America We bring in each item: one at a time wipe it down with a Clorox wipe Shadows crossing the threshold My throat tightens My stomach turns My face remains the same Northern winters subside early Plans to landscape the yard Keep Busy Find joy in connecting with the earth My enthusiasm [...]

By |2020-05-17T18:59:08-08:00May 17th, 2020|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Josh Grant-Young – Tell Me A Story

Tell Me A Story: Introduction ----------------------------------------------- Telling one’s story is complicated. Often, the stigma and uninformed or deeply ignorant opinions someone with mental health conditions display precisely why storying is crucial. To give an account of one’s first-hand experience with various aspects of our day to day lives gives a new life to issues that, [...]

By |2020-05-12T12:58:57-08:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments