Suicide impacts all of us and speaks about who we are as a society. We can all work towards healing our society.
When you feel the need to withdraw, when you feel pain, restlessness, irritation, sadness or discomfort consider what it is that you actually need to care for.
While PTSD is becoming more recognized and treated, within the military, men experience trauma in a variety of other contexts.
Check out my Recommended Reading list, so far. What have you been reading on these topics or related to them?
Our society has become increasingly perfectionistic, with less and less tolerance for anything considered less than perfect or ‘outside of the narrowing range of normal.’
But if we start with the assumption that humans are rational creatures whose primary concern is their own survival, then we need to assume that people made decisions regarding their behaviors and substance use for a reason. Sometimes, for a very good reason.
Counselling can also help you to build a healthier relationships with anxiety and depression or sadness, as each may be useful at various points in your life, and each may be destructive at other times.
How would our use of land and resources change if we saw them as valuable parts of our world, deserving respect and honour and gratefulness for what they give us?
We’ve designed our lives to be isolated. We run around like crazy, just trying to make ends meet. It’s time to re-think our living situations
A first aid kit is not a cure. It it is not meant to resolve any relationship issues, social issues or life challenges, but it might give you some energy to carry on.