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What’s Your Mental Wellness Potion?

How many ways are there to get well? You can CBT your way to wellness by combating negative thoughts, find the pain in your body by doing gestalt therapy, analyze your childhood in the psychodynamic model, find the deep root of your pain in psychoanalysis, face your fears in exposure therapy or do all of [...]

By | 2018-04-22T15:53:02+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mariah Warren

"I'm just beginning to see, now I'm on my way."- The Moody Blues Merriam-Webster offers several definitions of the word “shock.” Two, in particular, stand out to me: 1) “a sudden or violent mental or emotional disturbance/something that causes such disturbance, and 2) sudden stimulation of the nerves and convulsive contraction of the muscles caused [...]

By | 2018-04-22T14:43:35+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , |0 Comments

Underneath She Can Hear Me

Underneath she can hear me. After every performance, I went backstage, downed a beer and shut off my feelings. It was easier that way. Music was and is my way to cope with pain. I could sing my anger and pain out. I've tried everything to get in touch with her, from writing, therapy to going [...]

By | 2018-04-21T15:03:02+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Wasn’t a Bitch; I Was Schizophrenic -Michelle Hammer

I Wasn't a Bitch; I Was Schizophrenic -Michelle Hammer I didn't want to speak. I didn't want to be noticed. I didn't want to be bothered. I wanted to be completely ignored. It was high school, and I was an undiagnosed paranoid Schizophrenic. I remember thinking, “What's the point?” What was the point of doing [...]

By | 2018-04-19T04:01:20+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Schizophrenia, Stigma Fighters|Tags: , |0 Comments

Stay in my body – *Trigger warning – sexual abuse

*Trigger warning - sexual abuse Stay in my body. I don't want to. I wish I could float above it like I used to when it started to happen. I want to check out. I want to be free. I don’t want to remember what happened to me. I don’t want to recall hands on me. [...]

By | 2018-04-18T01:45:18+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Why I Waited Too Long To Feel Better

Why I Waited Too Long To Feel Better The top 10 places panic attacks have hit throughout the years of my life: Under a table in California. In a movie theater. In a restaurant after worrying I’d eaten too fast. In a meeting at a huge, round table where I couldn't hide. In my bed, [...]

By | 2018-04-17T20:57:06+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , |0 Comments