Clinical Anxiety is part and parcel of many mental and emotional illnesses, disorders, and conditions, including my Bipolar Disorder and addictions. Before I got into intensive treatment and 12 Step Fellowship Spirituality in 2010, it was a much more frequent and intense visitor. It still drops in at times to remind me that it hasn't … Continue reading Anxiety
You are seen. Keep grinding.
Malignant Narcissists even have the ability to inflict incalculable suffering upon an entire nation. Empty the prisons of non-violent offenders (employing reform justice) and people with true brain diseases (providing them with treatment), and use the cages to segregate the foul predators from society. JM
Being vulnerable allows for true connections with others. I learned that the hard way by being a tough, angry, guarded person for my first 43 trips around the Sun. JM
Because strands of Social Darwinism are woven into the fabric of our society's DNA JM
For all of you with perfectionistic tendencies who mercilessly torture yourselves over "mistakes," practice forgiving yourself, loving yourself, and giving yourself grace. You are a spiritual being having a human experience. Not a relentlessly consistent machine that produces ideal results every time. JM
"There's nothing more intimate in life than simply being understood. And understanding someone else."-Brad Meltzer, The Inner Circle
"The biggest competition is myself. I am not looking to follow others or pull them down. I'm planning to test my own boundaries." -- Rain