Tag Archives: mental health

Do you *really* not get it?

A friend posted a FB status update the other day  – acknowledging a tragic situation. Someone had thrown themselves under a train. A too often occurrence. “May they find the peace in death they couldn’t find in life,” he wrote. … Continue reading

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Pills pills pills

I’ve been prescribed quite a few meds since I first encountered my monkey. Citalopram, sertraline and mirtazipine all fell by the wayside a way back. The first two gave me the shits and mirtazipine, although wonderful at getting me to … Continue reading

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Summer in February: A beautiful film that lacks honesty

I grew up in Cornwall. I say “grew up” but really I was there only from age two and-a-bit to age ten. Just eight years in fact. Not very long in the grand scheme of things but in terms of … Continue reading

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Guns or minds – where does the trigger get pulled?

So many things have been written in the aftermath of that most tragic of events that happened in Connecticut. For many of us the horror of those events is almost too much to think about. We fear for the mortality of … Continue reading

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