Tag Archives: Mental Illness

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

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Mentoring Is An Overlooked Resource For Fighting Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Mentors are a support system like no other, and I am wondering if they could be more powerful than any other resource being used today, when it comes to supporting people with mental issues, and their family and friends who … Continue reading

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A Small Mentoring Group Shares Memories of Robin Williams…And Their Own Struggles

I belong to a small group of ladies who all suffer from severe depression, are bipolar, or have a family member or friend with serious issues. We meet regularly and discuss whatever we need to talk about. Our recent meeting … Continue reading

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Yesterday My Mental Computer Crashed….An Example of Bipolar Depression

Yesterday my brain was hacked by the wiring and chemistry that is  imbedded in my brain, and I could pay no ransom to a  hacker or call any help line to straighten out the problem.  I was completely disabled. I … Continue reading

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An Unasked Question Answered….A Surprising Gift From a Friend.

A friend’s guidance showed me my current purpose.  Purposes change over a lifetime. God sees the big picture of why we are here on earth, but we only see a chapter at a time as we amble through life.  I … Continue reading

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The King of Computers……The Brain

My heart keeps me alive, feeding nutrients throughout my body. The geometry and elasticity of my bones and muscles allow me to move. AND MY BRAIN RUNS THE SHOW.  I have been thinking, obsessively I might add, about the brain … Continue reading

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My Secret Closet…..Bipolar Disorder

“I never connected your being Bipolar with mental illness”.  That was what my son said to me yesterday. He said he knew I had extreme highs and lows, because I had told him that years ago when I was formally … Continue reading

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