Did I mention in my last blog it’s an election year? While all of our so-called leaders argue about virus treatment and blame each other for all the problems in our country, it appears Americans are about to send one very clear message to them. GET SERIOUS ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTION! It’s not only … Continue reading How important is mental illness and addiction to Americans?
Snapchat just started a service where if a user types in certain words (depression, suicide, PTSD, they get directed to services and videos that may help someone in distress. The thought behind this is 1) more younger people use snapchat and might seek help there and 2) the videos vanish after 24 hours so privacy … Continue reading Are social media apps the answer for mental illness?
There are so many reasons to feel ok about life. I try to think of at least one every night. That’s when most of my rushing thoughts of anxiety rush in. It is not like I want these thoughts of peril and fear, they just come at me like a chill and I have to … Continue reading Start with one thing that makes you ok after an anxiety attack
When I was in school, a long time ago in a galaxy far far away, it was common to have hearing test every year given by the school nurse. So what’s one more test, right? Many parents say ‘not my child’? This stems from a proposed bill in Utah. If passed, students,with parent permission, would … Continue reading Would you let your child get screened for mental health issues at school?
It’s hard to control anxiety and distress. I have felt every day is like being at the beach. You have high tides and low tides. I decided to find a way to control those waves through more mindfulness. The result was to retrain my mind in line with a method that has been used since … Continue reading Autogenic meditation: A gateway to self control
By now, we have heard about the guy who went into a Rabbi’s house in New York and attacked five persons with a ‘large knife’ (guess machete is a no-no word). Those closest to him say he has mental illnesses and was off his meds when he committed those acts of violence. There is also … Continue reading They’re mentally ill, really??
Ok, I am going to still blog about my 2020 hopes next week. But when I read something so asinine I need to vent. When it happens to my favorite place on Earth, it crushes me more. Starting next year, I have blogged that new policies are going into effect in New York City. First, … Continue reading Why is this happening?