Tag Archives: mental-health

  1. Truthy Tuesday

    05/09/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Yes, I love Stephen Colbert. But no, this post is not about him. I’ve been struggling since mid-April after a …
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  2. 100 Days, 100 Ways…

    04/29/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    No, I promise I will NOT post 100 links about how/why to resist President Agent Orange even though it would …
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  3. Petitions I Do Not Sign – Omnipotence Not Just For God Anymore


    09/14/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I am going to piss off some feminists, ok?  And no fuck will be given when I do, either.  Here …
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  4. Spin On A Sunday – A Carousel in Omelas*


    04/27/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Immanuel Kant, one of my favorite and most intractably Prussian sort of philosophers, did not agree utterly with the materialist …
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  5. Tuesday Trauma Triggers

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    04/16/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    (Sorry for late posting — auto-post didn’t work as planned)I didn’t sleep last night, I lay awake listening to the …
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  6. PTSD Journals: On Second Thought – Misconceptions


    03/26/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    The Minotaur and I were talking recently, about some of the subtler effects of PTSD and how one can slide …
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  7. PTSD Journaling – Time Machine


    03/24/2014 by syrbal-labrys

     It dawned on me this weekend, reading the tales of ptsd affecting entire families and feeling myself flash backwards in …
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  8. Angst Is Not Enough


    01/27/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I came from a family of extremes. My mother suffered some sort of major depressive issues — in fairness, those …
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  9. Happy New Year’s From Us Peasants! Or, Dieting With Jack


    12/31/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Ok, no, I am generally not a fan of “Dr. Phil” —he makes me gag most of the time. But …
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  10. Random Thoughts On Where We “Battle” Depression


    12/24/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    I remember reading “Brave New World” and feeling my entire face twinge when any “alpha” or “beta” had a rough …
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  11. More School Stupid

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    11/25/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    This is America, damn it — drive a car or else! Well, that does seem to be the somewhat stupid, …
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  12. “The Community Is Safe”


    11/23/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    I think my word of the week is “surreal”. Sometimes reading news (and comments — oh, hell NO!) makes me …
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  13. Again? Really, Again?


    10/22/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    There is something so wrong with a man coming home from serving in war as a Marine, and dying on …
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