In the famous poem "Guest House" (below), by Jellaludin Rumi, we are reminded to welcome all the guests in our house, whether they might be thought of as "bad" or "good". I apply this philosophy to uncomfortable images as well as uncomfortable feelings. If there is a person that I believe is thinking badly of … Continue reading Welcoming All Our Guests
According to NAMI, half of all chronic mental illness is developed by age 14, and three quarters by age 24. Despite this, many people go decades without getting any help, even though there are effective treatments. We develop coping mechanisms that help us in the moment as children, but these unguided approaches often catch up … Continue reading Suffering: A Life Without Help
Recovery Poem The mission of recovery is to reconnect, with the unconscious beauty in all of us, represented by the deep burgundy rose, which in recovery, is the rose of acceptance, forgiveness, compassion, kindness, patience and love; The rose of rewired mindlessness; The rose of rewired coping skills; The rose of mindfulness. Recovery makes our … Continue reading Recovery Poem
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