We did a training at work at the end of last week. One of the topics was managing anger, particularly as it relates to work-related interpersonal conflict. People shared their experiences. We learned different strategies for dealing with anger, and how to help diffuse situations. It was a good training. We were provided with some … Continue reading Bipolar Anger
I am writing this while significantly symptomatic. It's something of an experiment. It is really more of a journal than a blog post. It is not edited. There are probably a lot of typos and other issues. And I just can't bring myself to care about that at the moment. I'm exhausted, mentally, physically, and … Continue reading Know Your Limitations
“Crosstown traffic, all you do is slow me down. And I’m trying to get to the other side of town.” - Jimi Hendrix Lexington has added a few roundabouts in the last couple of years. Roundabouts are phenomenal. Ideally they allow for traffic that would normally have to stop at a stop sign or traffic … Continue reading Agitation and Mood: Hit the Ball!
A week or so ago, in a debate, Bernie Sanders made a joke about mental illness. Now, his supporters would say the joke wasn’t about mental illness at all, but rather about the Republican presidential candidates. If, for some reason, you missed the “joke” what Sanders said was, “When you watch these Republican debates, you know … Continue reading Don’t Feed the Trolls