Category Archives: Family

I See You

Originally posted on A Mind Divided:
Sometimes it takes a shock to wake up. Yesterday I was slapped into a deeper appreciation for all the kind, generous and courageous people in my life.  I see you, and I’m so very…

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HOLIDAYS ARE NOT ALWAYS WARM AND FUZZY

Originally posted on AHUELON NEWS JOURNAL:
Holidays change over the years depending on age and circumstances.  I am a senior and Bipolar, and those two thing color my emotions and feelings of well-being. My extended family lives in TX, CO,…

Posted in Bipolar, Blogging, Cause & Effect, depression, Emotional Health, emotions, Family, Grief, Growth, Holidays, Human Nature, Humor, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Social Media, Society, Therapy writing, Writing as therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

There is Never an Upside to Recreational Drug Use

The Negative Impact of Drugs outweigh the revenue they bring to a community. Here are two stories that make that point, and these stories are repeated time and time again, all across America. Recently I was made aware that 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Cause & Effect, Child Rearing, Common Sense, Drugs, education, Emotional Health, emotions, Family, Life Process, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Recreational Drugs, Robin Williams, Society, Stories from the heart | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Things Mom & Dad taught me in the 1950’s

Originally posted on Atridim News Journal:
Photo from the 1950’s ‘Father Knows Best’ sitcom starring Robert Young and Jane Wyatt 1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE . “If you’re going to kill each other, do…

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WHAT IS THE REAL COST OF BULLYING CHILDREN

Originally posted on AHUELON NEWS JOURNAL:
Bullying equates to raping the spirit and soul of every victim, in my opinion. Being bullied changes the child, youth or young adult forever. I wonder how many adults have mental issues because they…

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How Do We Unpeel And Conquer Sucide?

I recently read about a businessman and politician in AZ who committed suicide this week. He was only in his mid 50’s. I felt compelled to write about depression and suicide after reading about his death. Here is what I … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar, Blame, Cause & Effect, Child Rearing, Common Sense, communication, depression, Drugs, education, Emotional Health, emotions, Family, Fear, Friendship, Generation, Grief, Hate vs Sanity, Health care, Human Nature, Medical Profession, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Mentoring, Parenting, Pharmaceuticals, Problem Solving, Responsibility, Robin Williams, Society, Suicide, Support for Seniors, Therapy, Therapy writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Thoughts For A Newly Diagnosed Person With Bipolar Disorder

I think by the time a person receives their diagnosis of being bipolar they might be feeling overwhelmed. Figuring out what has been the cause of their experiences can be a relief, but there must be a million questions exploding … Continue reading

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