Tag Archives: anti-psychiatry

Choose to be okay with not knowing why

You want a reason, a label, a point-to, a know-how.  You want to know why. Why you sleep through the night, but feel exhausted when your alarm goes off. Why you suddenly have no taste for the morning, no desire … Continue reading

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Cycles patterns energy adrenaline

Sleep has not been happening so much these days. And it’s the first week in March. March in general is a high energy time. Bouncy, buzzy, giggly, goofy, maybe perhaps some may say a hypomanic time of year, spring, even … Continue reading

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Can I write this?

I’ve been feeling guilty and anxious all day. For many reasons…. one of them being what I wrote last night. So instead of fighting the urge to go back and delete, or edit to make the picture more flattering, I … Continue reading

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a year out of the paradigm

I have so much psychobabble language ingrained in my mind and internalized in my gut. What do I call these symptoms and states? It has been 366 days since that last doctor’s appointment. I went in for a consultation only … Continue reading

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Turning Distress Into Joy

For those who survive, they are able to find a way through each day that comes, but past trauma still exerts significant control over their life.  But with those who transcend, there is a sense of rising above the ordinary … Continue reading

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Books that have changed my life

These types of gigs always float around and it’s something I often think about- books that have changed my life. Perhaps I’ll go into some description on the why & how at some point, but as I started re-reading Alison … Continue reading

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Friday night ramblings

There are many things I want to learn more about, either as part of my own process or from purely an intellectual/academic perspective. However, many things that I consider from an intellectual/academic perspective actually are applicable to my own process. … Continue reading

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