In 2000, I was diagnosed with an adjustment disorder. I wondered if it was something that I should talk to my Chiropractor about. I had never heard about it before, nor did anyone I knew. Even today, 18 years later, it is still a disorder that we rarely talk about. In 2000, I was diagnosed … More Adjustment Disorder: The Unnoticed Mental Illness
The courage to be raw about our mental health is under attack ____ Guest post by Joseph Rauch For more than 14 years Natasha Tracy has been writing about her experience living with bipolar disorder. Early on in her career, a reader criticized the tone and language of one of her pieces about her condition. … More How Political Correctness Has Changed the Language of Mental Illness
Toxic hope is “good at being good.” Empowering hope is not good nor bad, it is how we live through what feels like the mud and guts of our reality. To learn more about how empowering hope can make your load a little lighter, click on photo.
Having hope can empower you, but there are times when hope can be toxic. To learn more about toxic and empowering hope, click on photo Photo by Matt Anderson
All across our country, families, partners, sons and daughters and friends are heartbroken. People who use substances or alcohol at times can be distant, self-destructive and may create chaos that can be nearly impossible to resist. At times the substance use can fuel destructive conflict and even violence. Empowering hope accepts our genuine effort and … More When is it Toxic to Hold Out Hope for Change?
Your “Butts” are your minds way of taking the easy way out ___ You have one life to live. How much of your life do you spend thinking about your “Butts?” .1 Butt I’m broken. Realize that you are stuck, not broken. .2 Butt my mind is so hard on me. Your mind will criticize … More The 7 “Butts” that Will Rob You of Your Well-Being
For article on how The Most Important Think About Your Recovery is Knowing What Recovery is Not, click on the photo above. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if … More Are You Waiting for a Better Day to Begin to Change?