“Isolation” is part of the exiles series. A series of characters whose emotional scars and past experiences effect their physical appearance. Although he looks injured, he shows signs of resilience in that he is constantly trying to fix himself and fight back against his demons and emotional trauma. The teddy bear is symbolic of the happy memories from his childhood and past, which he holds onto with hopes of rekindling such memories from before he got sick.
- A Crow From Beyond: The Roots of True... — If you are struggling to find the right therapist for you--have you ever considered seeking out someone who has the same, spiritual beliefs as you do? If you are Catholic-- a Catholic Therapist--for example. For me--I feel this was the fundamental key that had been missing from all of my other therapy [...]
- Working to Heal — Growing up with an adult who suffered from severe mood swings and outbursts made my young life very confusing. I never knew what the day would bring. People with Bipolar, Borderline, or Narcissistic Personality Disorder have unpredictable behaviors. A lot of blaming and shaming is involved. As a young kid, I was on the receiving [...]
- Recovering From a Emotional and Traum... — My name is Milagro and I have been fighting with mental illness since I was seven years old. I am now twenty seven. My mother had depression and an anxiety disorder. My bothers and I have been in and out of the foster care system since I was three. My father passed away when I [...]
- Support for Anxiety Depression and PT... — After leaving the Armed Forces, I was diagnosed with clinical Depression, chronic Anxiety and PTSD. I found myself on a waiting list for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and was offered mind-altering medication to help me until my name came up. This was not acceptable to me, but I had little choice; there were few other [...]
- Doormat No More – Discovering Sociopa... — Looking back I would have to say my journey as a victim really began at the ripe age of five. Fortunately, I was not abused by a parent, uncle, brother or even a neighbor. My family was quite “normal” except my father was absent. You see, my father passed away when I was just ten [...]