Tag: change

Making Change Happen

nevergiveup, happiness, women, womensmemoir, womensmentalhealth, mentalhealth, buddhism, womensmemoir

I was a little out of sorts over this past weekend, and it took me a couple of days to recover. I had this expectation that on Friday, August 1st, the voices, the mafia, and all the people traipsing around after me would go away. When that didn’t happen, I became very upset. It is […]

Reflection, Change and a Positive Attitude

Today is a day of reflection, change and moving forward. As always, I make a constant effort to stay positive and think positive. My attitude means everything, especially my own thoughts. Often, my inner attitude is negative and angry, even if on the outside I appear pleasant – inside I may be thinking something entirely […]

We Now Return You to Your Regularly Scheduled Reality

happiness in this world, women, women's empowerment, empowerment, buddhism, nichiren daishonin, happiness

A few weeks ago I received an email from Susan Berk congratulating me on having my experience published in the NAMI Voice Fall 2013 issue. I was surprised but also incredibly overjoyed at discovering my brief essay on the last page of NAMI’s Voice Fall newsletter. Susan Berk’s experience was published in the NAMI Voice Summer issue, and I was […]

How Our Lives Have Changed

I haven’t heard much from the voices these past few days in Colorado. A little yelling, and a little whispering here and there but that’s about it. I really enjoy spending time with my mom and dad and I only wish that John had been able to join me. I know that he’s really supporting […]