Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

Like many veterans throughout our country’s history, I needed mental medical attention but did not seek help BY: SAMANTHA NEROVE, POSTED ON MAY 28, 2017 A soldier crochets a garden of hope in the battlefield of despair. Pistol? Check. Body armor? Check. Yarn, hooks, crochet books? Check. My Combat Crochet Basic Load (CCBL) was prepped for battle. I was ready to … Continue reading Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

PTSD same symptoms than OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders is a new term for me, not new as symptom; I was very much OCD in the 90s with my eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia nervosa). Another battle, another lifetime. Maybe another book? My new friend from Belgium, Seb, is catching it right: OCD are very similar to PTSD... they are symptoms … Continue reading PTSD same symptoms than OCD?

Dark Night : Bipolar is not a medical condition.

Dawn in Férrières-en-Brie, November 2019. This is an incredible find who I have been listening all nights long, during my Journey from the Caterpillar to Cocoon stages. Whilst you can find all Butterfly process in his channel, one of my milestone is gaining a different understanding and perspective on this bipolar medical condition. Have been bipolar in my … Continue reading Dark Night : Bipolar is not a medical condition.

Dolores O’Riordan struggle with burn out/break down. Died age 46.

spoiler alert: a new age is coming it's the new era of mental health. know your borders, stop compare yourself to other stories, learn from lessons taught by others and make the best of it. it's all you've been asked for. yet it's your mission on this earth. apart from having good fun, of course. … Continue reading Dolores O’Riordan struggle with burn out/break down. Died age 46.

Wounded Healer. What’s that? Are you?

Wounded healer is a term created by psychologist Carl Jung. The idea states that an analyst is compelled to treat patients because the analyst himself is "wounded". The idea may have Greek mythology origins. Who is Jonathan Foust? I dunno, but he sounds amazing on his podcats. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0zIOSplNbw&lc=z23tyrkzas3ehrfyf04t1aokgdkpgf2iwk1ynwl0ygvfrk0h00410 When I felt lost in confusion, I asked … Continue reading Wounded Healer. What’s that? Are you?

Shell Shock: Break Down in WWI. Now they are free.

Well, before facing this topic I have been meditating and taking time for breathing, alone, in the woods. This is one of the most sensitive subject I am still willing to write about. For the side story, I am one of those who experienced panic attacks and tremors, neurosthenia, physical and mental break down, which … Continue reading Shell Shock: Break Down in WWI. Now they are free.

PTSD Books: The Burnout Society.

And this is the book that I was offered from my doctor. Actually, he wanted it back. Lol                     *** Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders … Continue reading PTSD Books: The Burnout Society.

Willie Gillis, an ordinary guy, on The Satuday Evening Post.

Because I found these two articles so pertinent, and relevant, I would like to thank this cowboy, who is not posting since 2012, so I assume he might be somewhere else. If he is still alive, he can contact me, and ask me to delete his posts, or leave them, with his courtesy. During the … Continue reading Willie Gillis, an ordinary guy, on The Satuday Evening Post.

Silver Star winner poses for Norman Rockwell.

Oh well, I like the art of Norman Rockwell since my twenties.  As an artist, and painter, he moves me to tears. Here is a nice story of a vet's daughter that I copy from Tracking the 101st Cavalry, with courtesy of. Before I leave you with this, I'd like to add my small personal … Continue reading Silver Star winner poses for Norman Rockwell.