Mental Health humor Earthquake & Tsunami in Japan depressing newspaper social mediaThis weekend I drew a cartoon about triggers in the post Earthquake, and Tsunami, and Meltdown Oh, My! With so much negative news, it’s hard to maintain our own mental balance especially if these events are triggers.

I’m NOT saying ignore friends and loved ones in times of distress!  Nor am I saying NOT to show fellow feeling for others! Nor am I saying, our fellow feelings should be selfishly based…(if we are going to feel good or bad–we choose to care or not!)  A Reader’s comment expresses it perfectly: “Happy should not come at price of caring.”  Rather, we (people living with mental health issues), need to know our triggers and how to avoid/deal with them. To some, that may look like we are selling out “caring” to just be “Happy.”

We are all human. Well, at least, I hope we are! We have the capacity to love and show love… I think it’s safe to say, many of my readers CARE about what people deal with…the many trials and tribulations…more than most. Why? Because we (my readers & myself: people living with mental health issues) don’t just have sympathy; we have empathy! We personally understand mental and physical suffering. We have the capacity to recognize it and share feelings deeply. 

While we do not presume to put ourselves (and our feelings) above others, most of the time, we tend to put others “above” us…and while thinking we are worthless!  Balance is a KEY to recovery (and successfully dealing with triggers.)


Title: Just Another Day…

The Last 6 Mental health Humor Cartoons

Silver Lining CloudMental Health humor charlie sheen winning stigma losing

Mental Health humor waiting in doctors office in Alaska with BiPolar Bearsmental health humor Falling asleep at the computerMental Health humor Tell me about your Dam Mare Horse therapy equine therapy

Do you need help with paranoia? Make a FREE Trust List sheet PDF file: FREE – The Trust List.

Mental Health Humor 2010 E-book by Chato B Stewart

Would you like a FREE copy of my 2010 Mental Health Humor e-book?

Sign up and confirm your e-mail address for my newsletter! Once you do that, you will be sent the link with the password to download your free copy of my first cartoon e-book. Once a month, I’ll send you a simple little newsletter. Keeping you updated; along with a few special features about recovery while trying to add a little humor to your day!

Join Mental Health Humor Free Newsletter
* indicates required