choice

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Study Abroad.” in a lesser developed country so that when i am back i will thank the elders and neighbours and finally god.

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Lack of understanding – even among the “understanding”

simple and related to spirituality & healthy living

Confessions of the Disordered

“If people do not understand you outrightly, do not worry; understand people outrightly and act with wisdom, courage and understanding”
― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I have been ignorant to the workings of the world. I used to believe that if you “understood mental health” that you understood it all, but it has become clear to me that things are not so simple.

People seem to find it easy to accept that depression, anxiety and eating disorders. It is okay to say “my depression/anxiety/ED is bad today”. What happens when it comes to a less well-known disorder?

In my treatment in hospital I was taught to acknowledge when my feelings, thoughts and reactions were BPD related – in order to be able to go against the disorder.

If you want to stay in bed all day because of depression, or avoid a certain situation because of anxiety, you should acknowledge it…

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words

the words known from the day one we started to know them have changed frequently in their utility and meaning. how many of us know that we are permanently naked as far as understanding of the real meaning of words we use in our daily life, i said naked  word because dressing is accepted as sign of civilization.