Exhausted While Bipolar

Exhausted by life stressors. Understandably so. I have this. Just takes a LOT of energy. Recently I've been totally overwhelmed and exhausted. A virus almost took my mother's life. Thank God she survived. [...]

2019-03-28T15:09:58+00:00March 28th, 2019|13 Comments

Nurturing Bath #1000Speak

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhG2gEzKao8 Compassion - Nurturing - 1000VoicesSpeak.org As I desperately reached out in compassion for others this past 10 days, I've neglected myself. I fueled my efforts with hypomanic energy, all the while sick with [...]

2015-04-19T18:06:50+00:00April 19th, 2015|18 Comments

Holy Friday

For those who do not believe in the value of religious mythology, I do. Whether or not the stories actually happened, whether or not they are literally true, they offer messages which are [...]

2015-04-03T09:48:55+00:00April 3rd, 2015|17 Comments

Childhood Trauma of Parental Mental Illness #1000Speak for Compassion

At the beginning of this week, Terezin - a woman who had been horrifically abused by a mother diagnosed with manic depressive psychosis - read my poem Suicide Infanticide and was understandably enraged. My poem described a fleeting [...]

2015-02-20T01:00:11+00:00February 20th, 2015|41 Comments

Child Welfare Resources

Updated my Resources page, adding Child Welfare Resources, in preparation for tomorrow's post about compassion and childhood trauma for #1000Speak for Compassion. Child Welfare Resources Prevent Child Abuse America Healthy Families America Child Welfare Information [...]

2015-02-19T09:57:44+00:00February 19th, 2015|3 Comments