Every day I live with a ringing doorbell in my brain. 24 hours a day. 7 days a week. No vacation, no raise in my pay check, and no amount of alcohol will take the ringing away. My doctors call it Tinnitus. I call it a pain in the neck, a pain in the ass, … More Your Mind Will Give You Many Reasons You Can’t Do It. So What?
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If you want to let go of something, first you have to hold it. Unless you truly hold, you will never let go. How do you hold something closely, the thing that makes you want to numb-out-tune-out-walk-out… the thing that reminds you of helplessness, that brings back ghostly or ghastly memories? If you want to … More Want to Divorce Your Behavior? First You Have to Marry it!
One thought two thoughts red thought blue thought black thought blue thought old thought new thought. some are red and some are blue. some are old and some are new. some are sad and some are glad. And some are very, very bad. Why are they sad and glad and bad? I dont know. Go … More Thoughts About Thoughts (adapted from Dr Seuss)
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ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is one of the numerous psychiatric disorders I have encountered. Through these encounters I have seen the impact that this disorder has on someone’s mental well being and those around them. Managing ADHD is hard enough on its own and throwing recovery into the mix can be a lot to handle. … More Managing ADHD in Recovery
Have you heard the statistic that women speak 20,000 words each day, and men speak about 10,000 words? Whether you have heard someone say this or not, it’s bunk. A myth. Statements like this only serve to perpetuate myths about gender differences. Maybe you are telling yourself, “If thoughts were worth money, I’d be rich!” … More Your Words are Not Your World