“…the sound of silence on mental health problems hurts. It devastates, and sadly, in some cases it kills.”
Thanks to Karen of The Life and Times of Lady Karen Blog for her amazing review of my book Living the best life with Fibromyalgia!
C.S Lewis knew what he was talking about!
I had to share this old post with you. The message is still timely.
Hi there! I hope you're doing well. Today was a very trying day. I woke to the news of Shamaai el-Shabbagh's murder. I wondered what they'd tell her 5 year old. She had after all, only gone to lay flowers in respect of the dead. Now she is among them. Every day we fight battles
Merry Christmas :) I promise I'm not being a Grinch. Christmas is just a tough time of year for me, as it is for many people who live with depression. From talking to friends and support group members, many people experience an increase of depression related symptoms this time of year. 12711
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your
I had my skepticism about therapy. It remains, mostly as the sessions unravel. And not just psychodynamic therapy. But group pyschodynamic therapy. (Forgive me if I spell one of the 'therapies' wrongly. It is going on day three or so without sleep and the fibro fog is properly clogging my brains.) Anyway, I was just
Sometimes we feel so much yet there are no words possible to convey what we live. The burdens we suffer silently, trying to overcome. It bothers me that so many people are hurting, feeling suicidal and being driven to suicide. It distresses me because I know what drives one to the edge of that precipice.
I am a dreamer. A dream chaser. I chase them without ceasing. But dear God I am weary. For everytime I think I am closer to snatching up that dream, to making it happen, it eludes me once again. It is not easy with fibromyalgia. I am in pain, and my mind is