Seasons of Grief

Seasons of Grief - A Poem by Belinda Stotler Shall I wither and fall like an autumn leaf,From this deep sorrow - from this painful grief?How can I go on or find a way to be strong?Will I ever again enjoy life's sweet song? Sometimes a warm memory sheds light in the darkAnd eases the [...]

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Grief And Mental Health

So today marks a month since my grandfather's passing. I am using this platform to reflect on an article I wrote a week after his passing. I miss him dearly. Post Initially written... This post was originally posted on the Bipolar blog. Grief and Opinions If you have faced a tragedy and someone tells you [...]

Surviving Narcissism

Surviving There is no virtue in tolerating toxic behavior. The hardest thing I had to learn. My seeing people's internal struggles and pain has been my undoing. It was here, I learnt that people steal more than material possessions. The irony was when I had nothing left. Because these toxic people had taken everything. I [...]

Love Speaks And Listens

When I feel low, I sometimes forget to take care of myself. Let alone listen to my intuition. So I wrote a poem about this... Love Speaks and Listens Listen to the wind, it talks. Listen to Silence, it speaks. Listen to your heart, it knows. I am a communion with Mother Earth. I hear [...]

Secrets and Treasures

Rest is crucial for progress.Zachery L. It's been a while since I last wrote on this platform. I have been doing a lot of soul searching and resting this year. I have also been evaluating all my friendships - deciding whether they were worthy of keeping - or not. One could say that I have [...]

A Swim Upstream

Post originally posted on thebipolarwriter.blog. As the year comes to an end, I would like to recap what 2018 has been for me. This year was filled with so many ups and downs. Tears have been cried and my faith has been tested on so many occasions. There were a lot of lessons learned, despite [...]