I would not look upon my anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight. I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, with non-violence. - Thich Nhat Hanh Drowning In thought: Seeking A Corridor of Courage. By: Francesca Seopa Lost in words Drowning in thought Seeking a corridor … Continue reading Drowning In Thought: Seeking A Corridor of Courage.
I think that most people who have been diagnosed with a mental illness have been hospitalised at some point. Especially for those who have been diagnosed with Bipolar Mood disorder, Major Depression, Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder. I will admit that I have been hospitalised quite a lot before I got diagnosed. The problem is my … Continue reading Insecurities About Being Hospitalized
After trauma the world is experienced with a different nervous system. The survivor's energy now becomes focused on suppressing inner chaos at the expense of spontaneous involvement in their life. These attempts to maintain control over unbearable physiological reactions can result in a whole range of physical symptoms, including auto-immune diseases. - Bessel A. Van … Continue reading After Trauma
Things a partner should do: Communicate with their partner about their illness.Read up on your partner's mental or chronic illness.Make sure that your partner and yourself set boundaries and take care of yourselves. Things a partner with a mental illness may think: I just want you to listen.Just tell me that everything is going to … Continue reading Dating Someone with a Mental Illness
It's been a while since I've last written on the blog. I took a break during this pandemic to center myself despite people all over the world panicking, including myself. I am grateful to be here, alive, today and be able to share my thoughts with all of you. During my first university experience I … Continue reading Paranoia and Bullying
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy state of mind. … Continue reading Never Judge
It's been very rare to have known you, very strange and wonderful. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy state of mind. Sending you Angel love and Blessings. Love, Francesca.
Everyone has inside him A piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be. How much you can love. What you can accomplish. What your potential is. Everyone has inside him A piece of bad news The bad news is that you deem yourself unworthy of all … Continue reading Everyone Has Inside Him
The Nervous System Nerves form and transport information. If nerves are developed entirely, then people can self regulate. If the nerves’ connections are not well connected they tend to get lost, and lost permanently. This then results in people not being able to form proper relationships or relating in the correct way to suit a … Continue reading Students and Trauma
In times of dread, artists must never remain silent. This is precisely when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That’s how civilizations heal. —— Toni Morrison Thank you for being with me. … Continue reading In Times of Dread