A Journal Entry, Acceptance and Awareness

Understanding Your Breaking Point

Today, for what I feel is one of the most genuine times ever, I recognized that I had my fill of irrational thoughts and negativity entering my head space. I also know that being in the environment that I was in that moment wasn't doing me any good, no matter how much I thought I… Continue reading Understanding Your Breaking Point

Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Wedbesday

Wellness Wednesday: The Importance of Wellness Activities

Excuses, Excuses, I know they help, yet I choose not to take part, What are they? Things for me ! I know that they help me, but I also know that when I choose not to do them that my life takes a downhill turn.  I am realizing the importance of why things must be done in order to life the best life that I can and not get into that deep, dark place.

Connellsvile War Memorial at Daybreak
Healthy Lifestyle, Independence, Sexuality, Suicide, Wellness Wedbesday

Wellness Wednesday: Understanding The Need to Care For Yourself

I come to you on another Wednesday, in a much better state than the last few. It has taken me a while to recoup from what is hopefully the last of an almost four year relapse that I have been experiencing that I had finally had an epiphany a few weeks ago.

Looking from Dunbar's Knob
Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Wedbesday

Wellness Wednesday: Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the hot term we have been hearing in relation to mental wellness in recent years. According to the Oxford Dictionary, its meaning is two-fold. One is the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. The other, which I have been focusing on, defines it as  a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.

Acceptance and Awareness, Education

Symptoms of Autism, mixed with symptoms Bipolar and the whole working thing

Recently, I came across an article on the website The Mighty about behaviors at work while experiencing symptoms of bipolar disorder. Myself having Bipolar for over 20 years, and now at this time accepting it more thought I should share my thoughts on thiis article as it relates to my recent weeks at work. As many… Continue reading Symptoms of Autism, mixed with symptoms Bipolar and the whole working thing