Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Originally posted on Successify!:
This article is from Chiara Fucarino. Enjoy! Disclaimer: This article is not intended to address those with clinical depression or other mental illnesses. There are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t…

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The Stigma of Mental Illness

“Get over it already!” “Don’t be such a freak!” “Wow, she’s so bipolar!” “So you’re sad.  Big whoop.  Everybody gets sad sometimes.” “Don’t be so paranoid!” Those are just a few of the comments people with mental illness hear regularly.  I have had a lifelong battle with mental illness.  From age 7 to present, I …

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Originally posted on Seditious Joy:
So, in the category of we’ve-all-been-waiting-for-it news, the Higgs boson Particle was just found! (ok, they sort of found it last July, but they CONFIRMED it today, so that’s the worthier part!) This is a big deal physics-wise, and as Michio Kaku says in this interview, “Champagne bottles are popping…

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Things That Go “I’m Going To Scare The Shit Out Of You” In The Night

Heads up.  Sexual violence trigger warning! Isn’t it weird how memories work? I can be doing fairly well for a while, and then *bam!* Out of nowhere, a nightmare about Bad Things. I hadn’t dreamed about The Rapist for a while. Boy, did I make up for it tonight… It started out as we were …

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Yes, I’m single…and it’s ok!

In fact, it is good.  Not in a *Oh, yay! Now I can play the field!” kind of way, but because it’s what I need.  At least for now, anyway.  For many different reasons.  The most important one being, I am just not ready.  I have too many other things going on, too much baggage …

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I Gotta Take Care of Me!

So today, I did something that I have never done before.  I took my lunch break in solitude.  I went in my office, put a Do Not Disturb (except in case of emergency) sign on the door, and just enjoyed the hour.   Before today, I almost always ended up working for a chunk of …

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Boring First Post

Ok, so here it is.  I’ve finally stopped procrastinating and got my blog up and running.  Kind of.   My intention was originally to just use this as a journal-type deal.  A place to vent, rant, cry, and generally just do all the things that get tedious for others to always be subjected to.  I’ll …

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