This weekend I will be switching web hosts. I’m told the process will be quick and seamless. This is just a heads up in case it’s not. If my site goes down or shows signs of technical difficulty, rest assured I will be back.
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Today’s Throwback is a Continuation from yesterday and both were originally published August 2014: In 1961, Dr Thomas Szasz made a name for himself in the psychological field via an essay he wrote titled, “The Myth of Mental Illness.” During the course of his lifetime he wrote 35 more books on psychiatry and what he perceived as its abuses. Yesterday…
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This weeks Throwback is from April 2014: My aim in this essay is to raise the question ‘Is there such a thing as mental illness?’ and to argue that there is not. The quote above are the first words in a thesis by Dr. Thomas Szasz titled, “The Myth of Mental Illness.” You may be surprised when I tell you…
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Today’s post is by guest blogger Rob Goldstein of Art by Rob Goldstein. I enjoy Rob’s blog because of the variety of topics he covers. On any day you may find he posted about Art, Politics, Photography, GLBTQ Issues, Mental Health and more. Thank you Rob for sharing these beautiful photos from around San Francisco: I love Autumn in San…
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I published a post last week titled Trapped. It was a quick rant about how miserable I was feeling. I don’t rant very often on this blog. Today my intent is to share what I’m feeling, but hopefully in a more coherent way. I hope I succeed. Our President Elect I’ve made it clear since Trump’s election win that Maurice…
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Mood I thought things would get better and I couldn’t have been more wrong. This past week was a living hell. On Tuesday I posted an article titled Trapped because that’s how I was feeling. My depression got very bad and I was feeling trapped in many ways. Primarily my feeling of entrapment was from my desire to leave the…
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/ Today’s Throwback is from December 2013 The other day Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. who is an Associate Editor at Psych Central posted an excellent article titled “The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in Managing My Bipolar Disorder.” Upon reading the article I was pleased to find that I pretty much learned the same lessonsr. Below are each of the lessons she…
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Today’s guest blogger is Marie Abanga, whose blog can be found at https://marieabanga.wordpress.com/ Did you say my brother had epilepsy or bipolar disaster? I remember asking my sister that question over the phone in June 2014. That was exactly or barely 2 months before that very kid sister to be precise (yes she indeed had the nerves) called me at…
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That’s how I feel. I’ve had this depression that I’ve been unable to shake off for weeks. I believed it was because of Trump winning the election, but now I know that was only the catalyst. The reason I feel trapped, as most of you know, I want to leave the country. Actually, that’s not necessarily true. I feel trapped…
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Expat For those unfamiliar with the word expat, Wikipedia defines it as An expatriate (often shortened to expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than that of their citizenship Maurice and I are still in discussion regarding leaving the U.S. of A. It’s not going to happen tomorrow, next month, or next year, but it…
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