Tag: Bipolar 1

The Metamorphosis Series #1: The Suffocating Cocoon!

I won’t stay stuck here forever.  It’s a dark and suffocating place. All of us have areas of our life that make us feel unworthy and unloved.  Some of those areas go back to a time when our esteem was first forming.  For some…

Steel Pieces: Drop the Armor, We are Not at War

STEEL Amy Taylor I’m somewhere hidden behind the conflicting angles, In the shadow of your heart. Growing in the darkness, expanding With the imposing light. My truths dance around you, Like words reverberating, trapped in the sewer In steel pipes, a labyrinth Under the…

Embracing the Mentally Ill in the Workplace: We Work Too!

  Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. Sigmund Freud  I’ve struggled the last 20 years while working and am in a period of regrouping at the moment.  I have been accommodated at work, have negotiated severances and settlements due to discriminatory…

The Great Scapegoat’s Escape: When to Cut Ties

I’ve been wandering around, lost, in this desolate wasteland, devoid of growth, authenticity, and connection for years.  I’ve been using my voice, often much too loudly, shouting to be heard, only to sit with invalidating reverberations in solitude, suffocating, choking on the stagnant air….

The Bipolar Bucket, Sorting it All Out

This was written a few weeks ago and I decided to post it because I felt it might help some of you that are suffering.  Often, unless you suffer yourself it is difficult to understand all the mixed emotions that come with having a…

Reframing & Rebuilding: 5 Lessons Learned While Healing

  Healing from childhood trauma has been the most significant endeavor of my life.  The last two years I have been raw and rapid cycling, while dealing with a lot of anger and pain from the past and present.  Below, I share some of…

That Fear

That Fear It’s still there, That fear. It’s still there.   I can’t recall, A time when I was free. Please, Let me be. Don’t waste it on me. I’m not doing anything about it.   It’s still there, That fear. It’s still there….