Tag Archive | self-help

Recognizing, Identifying, and Defining the “Inner Critic”

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 “That millions of people share the same forms of mental pathology does not make these people sane.” – Erich Fromm, The Sane Society “We are what we think about all day long.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Do you have any idea […]

Pondering Instead of Sleeping…

Life goes on. I love it, and after today it seems to fit perfect. Thankfully, I am not a depressed person. I know many who battle with depression on a daily basis. I have had the pleasure of becoming extremely intimate with my social anxiety, but depression is a different beast altogether. Why am I […]

A Past, Exposed (Pt. 2)

“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This is the second part of my personal story of awakening. See […]

A Past, Exposed (pt. 1)

“Hitting rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – JK Rowling What is a blog? Why do I write? What is my objective? Entering the third month since I began this blog, I’ve decided now is as good a time as any to begin asking these questions. This blog has […]

The Bluebird’s Cage: Addiction

Addiction is a malady that is impossible to understand unless you are afflicted by it. The lucky ones who have been spared look down upon addicts as morally corrupt, lacking in willpower, or simply as weak people. In fact it is due to this perception that I am easily able to relate to other oppressed […]