Tag Archives: Mental Health

Some Thoughts on the “March For Our Lives” Marches And The Kids Being Used as Pawns

I see a huge difference in the protest marches between Martin Luther King Jr and the ones for ” March For Our Lives”. King’s followers were informed and were marching for freedom. Today’s marchers are uninformed on many facts, and are … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention: When Someone Reaches Out…. Take Action

This past week-end I read two posts, from a Facebook friend and veteran, that told me he was in a dark place. I reached out, and here is what transpired. My friend, Jack, posts  truthful stories on FB, that upset them, … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2017: Part 1… Comparing Christmas to Other American Holidays

When New Years rolls around little time has probably been spent relaxing since mid November. Beside day-to-day living and working at jobs outside the home, hours have been spent on special planning for Thanksgiving. Then the Christmas season swings into … Continue reading

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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,…

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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 Spot Problems And Conquer Suicide?

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

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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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