Inside Out I watched Inside Out, and adored it. The movie is about a young girl named Riley and her five emotional manifestations: Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger, and Disgust. All of the emotions are located at Headquarters, Riley’s conscious mind, where they influence her actions and memories via a control console. Her new memories are… Read More Sadness is Important
Dear Readers, I apologize for not posting last week! I was in New York City! I’ll have a new post tomorrow! Love ya!
In my last post, I wrote about the clinical description of trauma. Readers in the medical or psychology fields understand what I wrote, but for the rest, it was likely dry and wordy. In this next post, I’m going to write my first hand experience with trauma, personally a miscarriage. In college, I had a… Read More Trauma on the Brain Dalawa (two): Miscarriage
I am a person with obsessive compulsive disorder, but I am not obsessive compulsive. My former friend, Manic, has bipolar, but she is not bipolar. If you do not understand the first two sentences, read it slowly, and maybe you’ll get it. If English is not your first language, I apologize. What I’m saying is… Read More Labels: I am NOT my Mental Illness
I take the medication Escitalopram, also known by its brand names Lexapro and Ciraplex. It is an anti-depressant that is of the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor class (SSRI). SSRI’s work by blocking the reabsorption or reuptake of the neurotransmitter, serotonin, in the brain. This class of anti-depressants is different from other anti-depressants because they primarily… Read More Ahhh, 10mg Escitalopram, my good friend
Dear Readers! I apologize I haven’t written a new post today. I’ve been preparing for a camping trip that I’m going with Mr. Squigglekins for three days! I will have a new post on Friday. Love you!
I don’t have an addictive personality, I have an obsessive personality. Obsession and addiction look similar on the surface, but they are different. When someone has an addiction, that person doesn’t feel satisfied until they use a substance or do the forbidden activity. For example, a man who has a gambling addiction doesn’t feel happy… Read More Obsession and Addiction are Two Different Things!!!!
On a trip, I’ll write a new post tomorrow! Love ya!
I recently finished Jon Krakauer’s book Into the Wild, and I have mixed feelings about it. Chris McCandless aka Alexander Supertramp, comes across as intelligent, idealistic, and aloof. I appreciated the book because I’ve related to McCandless’s love of travel and to find something bigger than himself. The idea to go out into a journey… Read More Alexander Supertramp, Love ya, but you should have been prepared.
It’s a common obsession for OCD sufferers to have anxiety over sexual orientation. I’ve had it. From sixth grade up to high school, I had anxiety over whether I was gay or not. Some people might think why worry over it? We live in a time where homosexuality is accepted. Well, I worried about… Read More I’m not Gay….( I think)