Posts Tagged: Mental health

 Parkland Shooting Tragedy – The After Shocks

Not all wounds are visible. The trauma the children at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced did not end with the last bullet fired on that ghastly day in Parkland. That’s when it begins. The unrelenting gunfire pierced many more

 Parkland Shooting Tragedy – The After Shocks

Not all wounds are visible. The trauma the children at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced did not end with the last bullet fired on that ghastly day in Parkland. That’s when it begins. The unrelenting gunfire pierced many more

collage vintage childs school workbook and rump

Donald Scores a Gold Star

“Nobody gets more gold stars than I do, believe me,” Donald Trump boasted after scoring high on his mental acuity test. A huge sigh of relief could be heard from coast to coast  after Trump easily aced his cognitive assessment

collage vintage childs school workbook and rump

Donald Scores a Gold Star

“Nobody gets more gold stars than I do, believe me,” Donald Trump boasted after scoring high on his mental acuity test. A huge sigh of relief could be heard from coast to coast  after Trump easily aced his cognitive assessment

art collage Sally Edelstein Traumativ Memory

Traumatic Memory – Remembering What Was Forgotten

Remembering What Was Forgotten-Traumatic Memory, PTSD and Childhood Sexual abuse My memory leads a double life of knowing and not knowing at the very same time. It is a constant, exhausting  battle. This is a story about memory gone awry;

art collage Sally Edelstein Traumativ Memory

Traumatic Memory – Remembering What Was Forgotten

Remembering What Was Forgotten-Traumatic Memory, PTSD and Childhood Sexual abuse My memory leads a double life of knowing and not knowing at the very same time. It is a constant, exhausting  battle. This is a story about memory gone awry;

Alice in Wonderland

Dementia, The Donald, and My Dad

For the past few months it has felt as though I had joined Alice falling through the rabbit hole. Ever since late January, living in what seemed to be an alternative universe littered with alternative facts has taken its toll

Alice in Wonderland

Dementia, The Donald, and My Dad

For the past few months it has felt as though I had joined Alice falling through the rabbit hole. Ever since late January, living in what seemed to be an alternative universe littered with alternative facts has taken its toll

Tab Hunter

Keeping Tabs on Mental Health

  In what feels like another galaxy far, far away a Hollywood celebrity once raised awareness for  mental health  in a P.S.A. asking you to join the fight against mental illness, despite the fact that the same actor  would be

Tab Hunter

Keeping Tabs on Mental Health

  In what feels like another galaxy far, far away a Hollywood celebrity once raised awareness for  mental health  in a P.S.A. asking you to join the fight against mental illness, despite the fact that the same actor  would be

carrie fisher

Carrie Fisher- May Her Force Be With Us

As many are mourning Princess Leia, I am mourning the grown up, bone-fide, bad-ass woman who that iconic bun headed dream girl of their childhood grew up to be; the raw, irreverent, inspiring, one of a kind powerhouse in Hollywood

carrie fisher

Carrie Fisher- May Her Force Be With Us

As many are mourning Princess Leia, I am mourning the grown up, bone-fide, bad-ass woman who that iconic bun headed dream girl of their childhood grew up to be; the raw, irreverent, inspiring, one of a kind powerhouse in Hollywood

vintage illustration seniors

Ageing Shocker

In a gesture of maturity- though with about as much enthusiasm as swallowing a bitter pill- I finally came to grips this recent birthday with being referred to as “middle aged.” So it was a shock to my baby boomer

vintage illustration seniors

Ageing Shocker

In a gesture of maturity- though with about as much enthusiasm as swallowing a bitter pill- I finally came to grips this recent birthday with being referred to as “middle aged.” So it was a shock to my baby boomer

Vintage school book illustration 1960s

Personality and Your Vote Count

Candidate’s personalities play a big part in voters choices Citizens are extremely focused on both President Obama’s and Governor Romney’s personality as a deciding factor in their vote. The medias reportage often concentrates on the personality of the candidate over

Vintage school book illustration 1960s

Personality and Your Vote Count

Candidate’s personalities play a big part in voters choices Citizens are extremely focused on both President Obama’s and Governor Romney’s personality as a deciding factor in their vote. The medias reportage often concentrates on the personality of the candidate over