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Mental Health

The Morning After

"There's got to be a morning after 
If we can hold on through the night 
We have a chance to find the sunshine 
Let's keep on looking for the light"  Maureen McGovern 

I remember my college days in the fraternity when I was a lost soul seeking the solace of alcohol every day of the week. I would spend the nights intoxicating my brain, self medicating myself struggling to endure through the intense pain of life. But thank...
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Mental Health

Defining Self

If you could choose only one word to define yourself, what would it be? 

I would refuse to answer such a question. I am a complex human being with multiple facets of my being. However in my past, when I was in the midst of my most difficult time of my mental illness, that I would have a ready answer in my mouth. That would be "I'm crazy". Please don't do...
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Mental Health

Courage To Continue

If you try I can't guarantee you will succeed but if you don't try you've failed already.

What is your dream? Everybody has some kind of desire even if it is a fantasy. If you could wish for anything what would it be?
A Dream Verses A Fantasy
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Mental Health

The Reality Of Evil

"I'm the Devil and I'm here to do the Devil's business."  Tex Watson.

I am sure the recent mass murders in Sutherland Springs church has disturbed you to some extent. Personally I feel a great deal of sadness. The killer came with the intent of killing everybody in the building. Twenty six precious lives perished at the hands of one deranged and evil man, named Devin Patrick Kelley. None were spared his venom, not the young children...
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Mental Health

The Mature Me, Myself & I

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil?

I heard a lot about Hillary Clinton's book "What Happened?" Apparently she covered a lot of reasons why she didn't win the 2016 presidential election. She blamed the , Bernie Sanders, the Russians, being a woman, the emails, why the list went on. From my understanding, everybody and everything got scrutinized except herself. That is the biggest mistake that a person can make!
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Writing

On Being Insane

"On Being Insane- In Search Of My Missing Pieces" is a book written by Elliot Gavin Keenan. It is published by Dreaming Big Publications. Dreaming Big has published two of my books with a third one coming. I felt obliged to say that because it is both relevant and necessary. I initially read the book and reviewed it back on August 4, 2017. So to make this interesting I am going to break this down into...
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Poetry

Mother- A Poem In Remembrance

Publishing Caitlin Walsh's poem yesterday made me think about my own mother. My mother passed away seven years ago.

I went through a lot of pain and heartache when I was a child. When one is young you have nothing to reference your experiences with. Once a person becomes acquainted with the world one can begin to say how good or how bad one had life in their youth. But the process of growth doesn't stop their....
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Anxiety

How to Play Therapeutic Jenga

You may have heard of the popular game “Jenga.” Jenga is the classic block-stacking game made by Hasbro, where each person in a group takes a turn removing a single block from a tower and then balancing it on top of the tower until...
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Poetry

Tell It To Me- In A Poem

Opening up my page for your poems.

I am very thankful for our friends at Psych Central for allowing me to have this blog. I appreciate the trust they have given me, that they believe I can live up to the high standards of their fine institution. As one who believes in sharing the wealth I am opening up this blog to you the reader. Just tell me your story in a poem.

What Am I Looking For?


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Writing

Dreaming Big- A Focused Publisher

If you're going to dream you might as well be dreaming big!

Dreaming Big Publications is a small independent publisher which has a focus on publishing books on mental illness. They certainly don't limit themselves to this type but it is their preference. The owner of Dreaming Big, Kristi Morgan, has a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in social work. She is also a very nice person and good to work with!

Here is a...
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Mental Health

The Law Of The Lemons

The Law Of The Lemons

When life gives your lemons there’s one thing to do of course,

Pick them lemons up and chuck them back at the source!

Welcome everybody to my new blog!

Let’s face it in life success takes hard work and dedication. It doesn’t matter what profession or vocation one is in, you got to put the hours and hard work in to succeed. We only go through life once so we should make...
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