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Devils Advocate

I have a lot of strange thoughts, most of which I am happy to entertain. It’s a bit like boarding a train to wherever my mind feels like going. Sometimes the train derails and sometimes it takes me to an interesting destination. You never know what you’re going to get. Lately I’ve had a lot […]

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Unpalatable.

I often wish there was a way for other people to understand what it’s like to live with a life altering mental illness. Every time I meet another person I am doing my best to lock up any and all personality traits that will seem too invasive, too upsetting, too frightening. I measure every word […]

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Sir Duke And The Armpit

So this happened today and it seemed too funny not to share it.  

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The Haircut

I’m a gal who’s been keeping a secret.  I have been pretending to be someone I’m not.  I’ve been sporting a long, drab pile of hair that isn’t becoming for too long.  I’ve been pretending to be someone’s granny, piling it all up in a neat little twisty bun and keeping it away from the […]

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Let’s talk about how i went off on Twitter.

I have been on twitter for years, but only use it sporatically until recently. I’ve been following some interesting people, and they have been saying some interesting things. I’m not sure why I’m so late to the party, but it seems like a place where people are having real time conversations about things that matter. […]

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Emotional Math

energy doesnt lie.  it has a signature, a feel similar to a colour.  some energies are harmonious, some are not.  some are neutral. energy can be faked, but not effectively if you are attuned to your body.  bodies can’t lie unless they are being sedated in some way.   once you achieve an equilibrium your […]

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Reverse engineering your mental illness

What are your triggers?How do they manifest?   Are you able to begin to desensitize y0ourself by merely considering the worst case scenareio.  then figure out what you would do to find the maximum beneficial solutions for yourself and others where balance is maintained, and  eqquilibriuj is only upset with good reason. desensitization ability to […]

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Medication Speculation

One of the most challenging aspects of having psychiatric symptoms is the search for a medicine that can offer some relief to the sufferer, with the minimal amount of side effects interfering with the enjoyment of life. Meds come in different categories and target different parts of the brain. For example, this is an infographic […]

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Hello From Inside

There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. ~ C.G. Jung The first time I consciously remember experiencing the effects of PTSD, was […]

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I’m Sorry Too.

It has always been my policy to walk away from difficult relationships without making a scene, and see what happens. It’s a win-win strategic move. If the person doesn’t notice your exit, or doesn’t seem to mind, you know the time to move on has arrived, and feel no guilt or doubt for your exit. […]