Mental Health Awareness

Beyond Surviving: 3 Years Later

September 5, 2016 marks a huge turning point in my life, even though that was the day I took the actions to no longer have life.  The key words being “Turning Point”. There is hope at our darkest times, even though it is hard to see. It’s not a blind hope, and it is full…

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Checkin’ Beyond The Bipolar with Guest Matthew Breuer

Matthew Breuer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Francisco, California. Like me, he knows first hand what it is like to live with Bipolar Disorder. Matthew uses his own lived experiences with Bipolar Disorder and his studies of Integral Psychotherapy  to help his clients. Our conversation covered many topics including : Social…

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Checkin’ The Transparent Misfit

“Blessed are the weird people: Poets, Misfits, Writers, Mystics, Painters, Troubadours, for they teach us to see the world through different eyes” – Jacob Nordby James Tucker is an artist and the owner of Aesthetic Union- a letterpress print shop specializing in custom work and original editions. However, what James has created is more than that. He…

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Checkin’ OCD in Context

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder where people experience unwanted repeating thoughts, feelings, images, or sensations. Engaging in behaviors or mental acts in response. While we have a lot of misconceptions on Mental Health conditions and disorders, we can bring understanding when we combine knowledge with lived experiences. This week I am joined…

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