The Winter Of My Discontent

Finding The End of Unhappiness

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer ADHD and mental illness affect millions of children and adults all over the world. When I started writing the My Mental Health Series (click the link for my latest post, My …

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“This is slavery, not to speak one’s thought.” Euripides Speaking out is hard to do. I spend a lot of time in blogging groups and reading other bloggers all over the web. I’ve noticed one piece of advice pop up over and over that I think is great advice, especially when it comes to mental …

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People don’t always need advice. Sometimes all they really need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a heart to understand them.” Unknown Hello all! Welcome back to the My Mental Health series on The Winter Of My Discontent! My last post was a sequel post to My Mental Health: ADHD. In …

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“To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight.” E.E. Cummings When I wrote My Mental Health: ADHD, I intended to give a well-rounded view of how ADHD affects the people …

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“Denial helps us to pace our feelings of grief. There is a grace in denial. It is nature’s way of letting in only as much as we can handle.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross A funeral Last Tuesday, I left for Indiana to attend my Mamaw’s funeral. In the days following her death, I was feeling waves of …

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“Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.” — Alphonse de Lamartine I’ve decided to cancel all scheduled posts for this week. I’ll be traveling out of state to say goodbye to my mamaw and the grieving process seems to be impeding my ability to concentrate on anything for very long. I …

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“Burnout is nature’s way of telling you, you’ve been going through the motions your soul has departed; you’re a zombie, a member of the walking dead, a sleepwalker.” Sam Keen Hello, lovelies! Have you ever been under a lot of stress at work and you suddenly realize that you’re exhausted, you can’t stand even the …

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Sometimes you gotta just chill. You gotta chill your thinking process. Ghostface Killah Hello, lovelies! I hope this post finds you well! The week has been eventful and slow, all at the same time. It’s funny how time passes. Because of COVID-19, we’ve been pretty much locked in the house for a full 12 months! …

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“Post traumatic stress injury isn’t a disease. It’s a wound to the soul that never heals.” Tom Glenn Hello, Readers! Welcome to my blog series, The My Mental Health Series. My hope with the series is to educate, advocate, and to let people know that they are not alone. For 38 years, I did not …

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