Tag Archives: mental health

Struggles and blessings

I used to work as an archivist/librarian. I struggled with a bipolar 2 affective disorder, which began after I hit puberty. I didn’t get the right diagnosis and treatment until I was 31. In November 2012, I had a major … Continue reading

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TPE – Fire

“What ignites your passionate fires? What fuels your spiritual fires? What rages in fire’s destructive wake within you? And, what has healed from the cauterizing flames? How do you honor fire? How will you embrace its transformative powers?” I’ve always … Continue reading

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TPE – Humanity

I can still remember when I lost my childhood’s innocence, when my point of view turned form local to global. I was about 14 at the time. I had a very good childhood. I grew up with my mum in … Continue reading

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Reblog: “Sixteen Things Mentally Ill Pagans Have To Put Up With”

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/paganswithdisabilities/2015/01/16-things-mentally-ill-pagans-have-to-put-up-with/ A great post from Nornoriel Lokason. I’ve encountered some of these things from other people. I’m disabled, and I have a bipolar 2 affective disorder, which is a chronic mental illness and means I struggle with mood swings. (A … Continue reading

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Reblog: “Devotion vs. brainweasels”

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/ridethespiral/2015/01/devotion-vs-brainweasels/ A great post by Nornoriel Lokason.    

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Depression is an insidious illness

I have struggled with depression since I was 14. I was finally correctly diagnosed at age 31 with a bipolar 2 affective disorder. I am currently disabled because of my mood-swings. I am on medication, but that eases the symptoms; … Continue reading

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