Tag: mental health awareness week

A Mental Health Awareness Tattoo

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week.

Most of you are aware I despise tattoos, but here is one I would probably get. It was designed by April Martin of Alabama.

The grey is for mental illness. The green stands for bipolar, depression, and schizophrenia. The chemical symbol is for serotonin.

Kudos to April for a great design and tattoo.

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From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week.

Reality/Expectations = Happiness

The lower your expectations, the happier you are.

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Confessions of an Drugaholic

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week. This is a guest post from Pauli Loeffler.

For most of my life I have had insomnia. As a kid, I went to bed at 8 or 9 (supposedly) and then would sneak into the dining room and watch my parents’ TV from under the dining room table (says a great deal about their sex life since they left their bedroom open).

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Description of a Manic Person

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week.

For a good example of a manic person, check out my post called Listen. It describes mania and tells how to communicate with someone who is manic. In fact, I wrote it while I was manic.

For a poem I wrote after I quit my job in Oklahoma City and felt everyone had betrayed me, check out my poem called Stages.

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We Guard You While You Sleep

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week.

To all the haters out there of Mental Illnesses, here is the perfect Fight Club quote.

Look, the people you are after are the people you depend on. We cook your meals, we haul your trash, we connect your calls, we drive your ambulances. We guard you while you sleep.

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O'Reilly Out of Touch for Mentally Ill

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week.

I recently came across an article by Bill O’Reilly of FoxNews that sheds a bad light on those with Mental Illnesses. He concludes that mentally ill people in the United States are out of control and are making America look bad.

Here is where the change comes in.

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