“Everything…In its right place…”Radiohead (2000) In typical form, Thom Yorke from the British electronica, post-rock group Radiohead, has penned the lyrics to this particular song, Everything in its Right Place, in a cryptic fashion, allowing the listener to interpret them as they see fit. For me, the opening of the song is captivating – theContinue reading “Everything is in its Right Place”
I’ve believed, since that time, that there is a guiding presence in my life. I can’t explain in logical terms how I have gotten to where I am today otherwise. There are just so many things that go beyond explanation.
Social isolation has been known to shorten life spans and contribute to such things as depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Loneliness is a silent killer.
The thing that I appreciated so much about running was not only the physical benefits, but the mental and emotional ones as well. For all the years I ran, I never had any manic or depressive episodes. I also developed a love for pushing myself physically. I also enjoyed running with others and developed a bond with special people as we talked along the way.
There is a challenge, however, for those who may be depressed. No matter how nice the weather, individuals who are experiencing some type of depressive disorder may not feel like being outside.
The one advantage I have is that I have a longitudinal view of my life; where I have been and how I was able to overcome the particular problems I was facing. There’s something to be said for perseverance in the face of adversity.
Be sure to like and subscribe to this channel to get all of the latest content and videos. In this episode of Mental Health Verses, I’m joined health advocate, Ryan Seeley. Ryan has lived as a hemophiliac his entire life and has defied the odds of what, at one time, was impossible. He also livesContinue reading “Mental Health Verses Podcast March 7, 2022”
Yes, manic depression is a frustrating mess. And while I’ve been able to stabilize my condition over the last 27 years, that doesn’t mean that I still don’t have my moments of distress. In fact, it’s an ebb and flow kind of thing.
“We don’t have to talk We don’t even have to touch I can feel your presence In the silence that we share Got to keep moving At the speed of love Nothing changes faster than the speed of love Got to keep on shining At the speed of love ”Neil Peart – Rush (1993) It’sContinue reading “At the Speed of Love (for Suzy)”
Be sure to like and subscribe to this channel to get all of the latest content and videos. In this episode of Mental Health Verses, I’m joined by entertainer, Richie Derwald. Richie talks about his career in entertainment and his new project, UPProject.US. Richie also lives with bipolar disorder and shares about how he hasContinue reading “Mental Health Verses Podcast January 17, 2022”