Mental Health

I have experience and education on all sides of mental health. I’ve worked in the field. I’ve been formally trained in college. I’ve gone through major therapy. I’ve experienced medications. The list goes on. I just read a blog that irked me to my core! Someone posted his theory on treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by drinking prune juice. It supposedly stopped his panic attacks, … Continue reading Mental Health

The Beauty of Emotions

I grew up in a family where feelings were more than frowned upon. Don’t show too much of anything. I was taught to stay in this narrow emotional zone. In the clinical world, we call that having a restricted affect. It took me many, many years to break free from that insane restriction on what and how much I was “allowed” to feel (and show). … Continue reading The Beauty of Emotions