Someone asked me to write about talking to myself for this weeks blog. I decided to make that a bit more didactic than the simple, and entertaining concept of my daily rambling dialog. In my life, there is more than …continue reading OCD: When Yourself Talks To You
“Based on 2005 US Census data … an estimated 20.2 million women have been raped. This same study found that the past-year prevalence (ie, the proportion of the sample who had been raped within the past year) was 0.94%, or …continue reading Rape Culture: You Have Power
Demand that WordPress.com REMOVE (trigger) The Philosophy of Rape, a site and blog that teaches men how to rape “harlots”, even their own daughters, “safely”. This site is a violation of WordPress guidelines, please add your complaint here. Scroll down to read …continue reading Rape Culture on WordPress
I remember the night that the boy in the torn jeans and ratty t-shirt told the girl in the suit jacket, tight skirt, and corset that he could not make her feel guilty. “No one can make you …continue reading It’s Not The Guilt, It’s The Shame
When I asked the Chronically Awesome Community how their illness might have changed their lives in any way that was positive, I did not consider how complex it would be for me to answer that question. A positive life with …continue reading A Positive Life With Illness?
Just get out of bed. Just get out of the house. Just breathe? Yah that’s it. Maybe today I will just breathe. Anxiety. What a waste of a tremendous amount of some really great, creative, super Chronically Awesome energy I …continue reading Anxiety – Breathe… Bounce Bounce
October 5th-11th is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Awareness is our NUMBER ONE tool in fighting stigma. It always surprises me that stigma exists when you see the statistic below. With so many Americans touched by Mental Illness, how can it …continue reading Mental Illness Awareness