self-control Archive

Damage

I want to put my best foot forward, but I only have two feet with the same mind. Can’t move forward, can’t go back, can’t stop what’s going to happen and cannot change what already has happened. And my past actions have made huge holes in my life, and my thoughts and emotions have minds of their own and take control, leaving me with a vague feeling that something happened, I did or said something and I cannot put my finger on the insanity that is driving my life.

The stigmatization of Mental Illness in a Modern Society

It remains difficult for some to fathom the weight of stigmatization that is carried on the backs of the millions diagnosed with mental illness each year. Mental illness is, indeed, an illness. A disorder of the mind that equally affects the body. Mental illness is something that can make living day to day extremely difficult, painful (both emotionally and physically), and nearly impossible.

Doing Things in Threes

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to destroy.—Henri de Lubac I’m so tired, I thought.  If I just lay here, I’ll forget about it and fall asleep eventually…  Won’t I? Yeah.  Of course.  Right? I’d been having this conversation with myself for at least thirty minutes, and no matter how hard I tried to […]