Tag Archives: mental illness

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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Part 1 of Entry into ‘Speakers Ball Challenge’: Postpartum Depression Article

Part 1 of Entry into “Speakers Ball” Challenge: http://cherispeak.wordpress.com/2013/01/28/speakers-ball-bloggers-challenge/ The term postpartum depression is seen as a terrifying nightmare for women marked by mood swings, anxiety, fatigue, and, in some cases, suicidal thoughts.   Traditionally, this condition is given the cute … Continue reading

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