Resources to help adults and kids deal with tragedy

Resources to help adults and kids deal with tragedy

(added after original post went up) This is what I do in situations like this. I try to be helpful as much as I can in ways that I know how. For today with this shooting, that means that I have tried to find some resources to help parents help their children who have heard/read/seen about the school shooting today … Continue Reading →
It’s working!

It’s working!

Many of you know that I go to therapy regularly. We have gone for years actually with T but now I am actually going for myself as well. It is really very hard to dig down deep, but the efforts are paying off. Today is a good example. I had to go to my primary doctor for all the fun … Continue Reading →
Parallel Universes…. I wonder

Parallel Universes…. I wonder

So my brain just started wandering and wondering the other day. It must have been after watching Through the Wormhole most likely. One of the ideas is that we are one “being” but spread out onto infinite parallel universes and we can “move” that sense of “being” from universe to universe at will. The physical bodies all stay on their … Continue Reading →
Whoa life didn’t stop when I did

Whoa life didn’t stop when I did

Regular readers know that we have had a lot of stuff going on the past several months – well probably closer to over a year now for a lot of it. This includes my own stuff too. On the plus side I have a fabulous therapist who I am really starting to make some progress with – amazing how clear … Continue Reading →
23 1/2 hours per day

23 1/2 hours per day

My nephew and I were chatting on Facebook today and he shared with me a video. Now this is not something he always does with me, so I wanted to make sure I watched it. I think if he found it valuable enough to share with me it would be worth it. Wow! He was right! I REALLY REALLY REALLY … Continue Reading →
May is Mental Health Month – Why It Is Important To Me

May is Mental Health Month – Why It Is Important To Me

May is Mental Health Month. Today I’m actually joining in the “I’m Blogging For Mental Health May 16” also. If you have been a reader of my blog you know that this is a very important topic for me already. My son has a diagnosis of bipolar and anxiety disorder NOS (that stands for “not otherwise specified” and I find … Continue Reading →
Stress is making me sick, how about you?

Stress is making me sick, how about you?

For me the answer is yes. I have been living with a lot of stress lately and it impacts my life as a whole in many ways. Lately I really am noticing that it is impacting my health in ways like making more susceptible to viruses and germs I think. I have another cold, I now the chain of how … Continue Reading →
Don’t hate victims like Taylor Armstrong

Don’t hate victims like Taylor Armstrong

Taylor Armstrong, one of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, has been in the media recently with the wrap up of this season of the show and she has a book out. The book, Hiding From Reality, shares Taylor’s lifetime of being part of the abuse cycle. First by being a witness to the abuse her father showed to her … Continue Reading →
That’s Life….

That’s Life….

So it has been a while since I have posted about the roller coaster of life I have been on lately. While I used to always love roller coasters in theme parks, riding them everyday can get a bit exhausting in the real world! My son – I love him – some days he is not so easy to like … Continue Reading →
Child & Adolescent Depression Webinar January 25

Child & Adolescent Depression Webinar January 25

The Balanced Mind Foundation (formerly known as the Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation) is having a webinar (online meeting) on Wednesday, January 25. Peggy Kubert, AM, LCSW, will discuss the Parent Handbook on Child & Adolescent Depression. This guide was written for parents by parents who have been through this with their own children. They will also have a limited … Continue Reading →