Tag Archives: mental illness

Questions 3: No Longer Hiding Mental Illness

This post could very well be a failure since it deals with mental illness.  I’m not going to ask for people to expose their own issues.  That would be wrong.  Instead, I’m hoping to get opinions and perspectives on talking … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Asking for Help When Suffering

It’s difficult for people to ask for help, especially when it comes to admitting to having some mental issues.  We expose a lot by doing so since it requires opening up our heart and mind to others.  Unlike physical injuries … Continue reading

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Society Wants You to Hide Your Pain?

Yeah, we’re going to have another week of mental health posts.  I know this is an author blog, but I think touching on these topics is a good thing.  People need to speak out about mental health and have discussions … Continue reading

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Why Do We Hide Pain?

This might not be a long one because it’s really just a question.  One that everyone may have a different answer for: Why do we hide our pain? I notice that we’re told most often to keep smiling even though … Continue reading

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Some Ways that Could Help with Anxiety

The last 2 years hasn’t done my anxiety any good.  Normally, I’d avoid doing a big post about it because I keep getting told to not make it public.  Yet, I think I should do something to help others in … Continue reading

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You Never Know Who Is Suffering

There is a constant scream It is in silence Though there are signs Awkward movements Eyes of others Hold daggers of poison Itches and coughs Heartbeat rushing Even when at rest Tears welling up But only flowing in solitude Cracks … Continue reading

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Top 5 of 2019: Stigma of Mental Illness (#3)

This originally went live on March 17, 2019.  I’m happy to see it here too.  Not a bad thing for this to make a reappearance. So, I might be short and to the point here.  Mostly because I know I’m … Continue reading

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The Stigma of Mental Illness

So, I might be short and to the point here.  Mostly because I know I’m going to get a pretty big workout in the comments.  My opinion has also been stated here a few times, but I felt like bringing … Continue reading

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The Internal Struggle of a Hero

Heroes don’t only face external forces, which is something we all know.  Yet, many authors stick to the easier issues like arrogance, stubbornness, doubt, and anger.  These are emotional obstacles that we all face, but they don’t always fall into … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Amber Skye Forbes

Today’s guest blogger is Amber Skye Forbes, who is both a writer and a dancer.  How’s that for talent?  She is an amazing woman, who has taken on a very difficult question for this guest blog.  I’m very honored that … Continue reading

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