Tag Archives: mental-health

  1. Oh, NOW There Is “Concern”?

    06/07/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Wealthy white woman, a clothing designer, Kate Spade, has killed herself. I’m very sorry for the suffering her family must …
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  2. Feminist Friday and Humanist Humours

    05/11/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Why are doctors so often such misogynistic assholes? For instance, why is a woman not allowed to make up her …
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  3. Mental Health Days – What Helps

    02/18/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Here I am in the public confessional again. I’d like to take a blithe tone of denial and say that …
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  4. What IF….

    02/15/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    The official GOP line, in the wake of another bloody pile of bullet-ridden young bodies, is that it is “…Not …
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  5. Melancholy Monday: Talking to Relatives/Friends With Mental Illness

    02/05/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    I live in a house with more people suffering PTSD than people who do not suffer PTSD.  I grew up …
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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