Tag Archives: mental health

Beautiful Stillness

Walking recently at sunset on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Manhattan incandescent against an orange sky, I watched a line of tourists taking the same photo. I challenged myself to observe without documenting, to have an experience and let my memory … Continue reading

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Bullying: Repercussions for society

As a retired educator, the article “A day in the life of SPD’s mental health crisis team” caught my eye [Aug. 7, A1]. One particular issue was the dispatch of a team to deal with a man with mental health … Continue reading

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Mental Health

I have been struggling with self-harm for several years now. Every time I get explosively angry, I end up attacking myself (usually by scratching the insides of my arms, or my face/lips with my nails or some other sharp object). … Continue reading

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Who are You ?

What you do is not who you are! We’ve been so conditioned to lead with titles rather than share the truths that genuinely make us one of a kind. As a result, we often walk around in a cloud of … Continue reading

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How I Mental Health

My definition of a mental-health day is every day. I don’t like the idea that a mental-health day has to stick out among all the other days of the year. On a good day, I deal with rejection by brushing it off; … Continue reading

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