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Mental Health III: You Were Never Sick, Get Yourself Better

The third in a series of five essays about Mental Health to celebrate the dog days of August. Mental Health I: Why I Write Mental Health II: Suicide is Painless When you have a substitute school bus driver, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Mental Health II: Suicide is Painless

The second in a series of five essays about Mental Health to celebrate the dog days of August. Mental Health I: Why I Write On Friday March 28, 1975 I tried to kill myself. I failed. I hadn’t failed at … Continue reading

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Mental Health I: Why Do I Write?

The first in a series of five essays about Mental Health to celebrate the dog days of August. I’d been writing words and sentences since the first grade. As a person of engineering temperament, I expressed myself with logic and … Continue reading

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Hope is a Discipline

“Hope is not an emotion…hope is not optimism.”   – Mariame Kaba, We Do This ‘Til We Free Us “Optimism is a state of mind in which you are hopeful that things will turn out well.” – William J. Knaus, … Continue reading

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