How do I connect with others who date an inmate? I’d love to build a community of strength with other women/men and I’m not sure how to. I want to support one another. Validate the pain. Discuss DOC and rules and regulations and the rights of the inmates. I just don’t know anyone else interested… Continue reading Prison Connection
Good morning lazy Sunday friends! Often on Sunday’s I am thinking, “ugggggh, tomorrow I go back to work.” I just now realized something SUPER shitty about that belief/feeling. I am so caught up on dreading the next day coming that I never live in the moment right now. I will waste my day anticipating tomorrow sucking… Continue reading Sunday Inspiration
If you read all the way to the bottom – you will notice one fundamental truth that evolves over time. Which is: I have became more confident in who I am and what I strive to be. February 1, 2017 Who do I want to be? I want to be kind. I want to have… Continue reading Who I Want to Be: Evolution of Thought
Holding memories Heart and head Embrace Rarely, shortly, limited Exit with despair Drive into the night One question One call Lonely, missing you Eight or twenty-two Hope, faith It’s all the same Up I fall Down I rise Begging Never let me go Tried and true © Finding Happiness and happymentalhealth.org, 2017 WordPress.com.… Continue reading Prison Poetry: I
“Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.” – Harriet Braiker Perfection and excellence are similar but are polarized; perfection is on one end of the spectrum and excellence balancing the teeter-totter far away on the other end. But what happens when you throw a huge metal wrench in the middle called depression?… Continue reading Perfection, Excellence… and Depression?
I try. I really do. I made myself get out of bed this morning. I made myself get ready to go to work. Then I fell to my knees crying. When you have a medication “cocktail” going on in your brain (Mental Health Genetic Test), there isn’t much to do. Or that you can do.… Continue reading Brain Voices
I can do this I believe I’m strong I deserve love I am not alone I have faith I’m hopeful I forgive I made peace I forgave I will persevere I deserve to live I try to help others I have strength I can’t leave you I feel loved I AM love I will endure… Continue reading Mantra