Don’t suppress your natural creativity, but work out the muscle, cope with your inner demons, and let yourself be proud of your accomplishment.
It is the realization that my reality was false that finally led me to seek a counselor and eventually a doctor. The resources they provide help to see ourselves and the world around us more clearly; they help us see reality better.
The Art Of Manliness self-proclaims that it is “a blog dedicated to uncovering the lost art of being a man.” It seems many men don’t know where to turn these days with expectations from every direction ringing in our ears.
The humility to be fully self-aware is key for growth. It's an ongoing struggle, and it's not easy to believe you could be wrong about a social or emotional scenario. But when in a maxed chemical state, you usually are.
Well, it happened. My son doesn’t like me. I knew the day would come eventually. My jokes were destined to get stale, my fatherly opinion would turn overbearing, and classic dad-son disagreements would naturally ensue. It’s normal for there to be an ebb and flow to every relationship as two grow apart and back together.…
Mental illness often acts as an anchor keeping us at bay in the comforts of our houses. The winds in our heads, having no place to turn, circulate mini tornados of anxiety while depression corrodes the shore and rots our foundation. Getting out becomes vital for survival although the prospect of leaving often overwhelms the mentally ill.
It's a great idea, really. I know that. Since Bill and I exchanged words, I have been mulling it over, and while it is still ruminating, the idea is evolving into a reality. I do not know much about the details, but here is what I do know for the sake of a teaser and proactive promotion: