Everyone Converts But Not Everyone is Disordered

On World Mental Health Awareness Day, I don't wish you happiness but wisdom. Not joy but understanding. Not abundance but empathy. Years ago now I was diagnosed with Conversion Disorder, which I talk about on this blog often, along with Depression and Anxiety Disorder. I capitalize those here, though I don't think I always have. … Continue reading Everyone Converts But Not Everyone is Disordered

Discipline: Continue in Uncertainty

One aspect of discipline most Americans know intimately this year: continue in uncertainty with the tools at hand. November 2016 brought a crushing blow to many optimists (and also a crushing blow to everybody else, whether they knew it or not). Un/Fortunately, I'm a pessimist via depression and anxiety. The election did not surprise me. … Continue reading Discipline: Continue in Uncertainty