Is it ok to Hate yourself? Most would say NO. This was a lesson I learned later in life but many us struggle with self worth and value on the account that society dictates our value and we believe it. This is how I am overcoming this.
Suicide prevention continues to be a topic we should all care about as I at one point struggled and even attempted many years ago, thankful to be here today. It's important to have an open discussion about struggle and stop making those with depression a stigma. There is hope for all who suffer, I am proof of that and here is my story.
The holidays can be one of the most difficult times to get through lasting two long months of November to December starting as early as October for some as the reminders start to come earlier each year. Thanksgiving and especially Christmas can lead to many to fall into depression and even many leading to suicide. … Continue reading Dealing with Stress, Depression and Aniexty Durning the Holidays Amist COVID
Where it All Begin Throughout my life from a wee lad I have always been someone who felt I had no value in this life as I grew up with a mother, father, sibling, aunts and uncles the whole nine yards. But early in my childhood after Mom and dad divorced and we moved in … Continue reading Why I Have so Much Trouble with My Self-Worth
For some feelings of inadequacy is something we tend to carry around throughout our lives, even though many will say you should not. Yes, we are all different have different talents, strengths and weaknesses. As an instructor to college-age students I have had my share of teaching students from all walks of life which has … Continue reading Why I Never Feel Good Enough, You Can overcome these Feelings Too!
I often look back on my life and think to myself how I have changed over the years, what milestones in my life help create who I am today. Some of those major life events include getting my college degrees, getting married and having my daughter. These were some of the happiest moments in my … Continue reading How self-reflection helps my mental health
Recently I had the time and urge to watch the television series Homeland on Hulu. A show that has been off the air for a few years now but one that I truly missed out until now. The main character Carrie Mathison a CIA agent who fights to keep America safe all while carrying around … Continue reading Why We Continue to Stigmatize Mental Illiness?
Art many times imitates life and vise versa, as a film love I always tend to look for the meaning behind the action, drama and love. Over my lifetime I have tried to look at a films message as not every film as a message, some are just pointless and fun. Pointless and boring and … Continue reading How The 2019 Film Joker is a Case Study for How Not To Treat the Mentally Ill.
Happy Easter everyone on this somber time in our lives as we celebrate at home. What a strange time this is as it's hard not to think about last Easter and previous Easter's. It's quite amazing how the times change so quickly. As a Christian I need to remember that GOD is in control of … Continue reading Happy Easter From My Family to Yours!
The world as we know it is in chaos right now due to COVID-19 as many living in fear of catching this terrible virus the orientated from China. During these times many are forced to work from home, something that can be great for many but lack of interaction we tend to lose in the … Continue reading Fear is Taking Hold, Don’t Let It Take Hold of you!