New Beginnings

Inspiration is the catalyst to change gear, out of a state if inertia.  Which I had found myself in recently. Thus causing a kind of imobilising frustration, in my mind. A consequence of inertia for me was constant mild anxiety. Life isn’t meant to leave you with a feeling, that everything all nebulae or cavalier/carefree. But …

MH Stigma Awareness

“The stigma associated with mental illness harms the self-esteem of many people who have serious mental illnesses. An important consequence of reducing stigma would be to improve the self-esteem of people who have mental illnesses.” Source: ps.psychiatryonline.orgIt It was during 2004 upon my discharge from Ward 27, of Wellington Hospital. Into Porirua Community Mental Health …

A Brief History of New Zealand Mental Health

Terms given to stereotype /or label a person:   Imbecile mental defective moron congenital mental defective cretin mentally disabled delinquent mentally impaired miscreant psycho consumer idiot schizo tangata whai ora low grade cretin intern asylum vagrant patient lunatic asylum lunatic client mental hospital psychiatric hospital psych services                         attendant psych assistance                     HCA (Healthcare Assistants) MHSW (Mental …

Musings

The opposite to being in a state of discombobulated, is to be at peace. With yourself, never fall into guilt or shame. The human condition/or psyche, will deceive you into a certain mood. It’s imperative that, this internal peace is found. As it causes you to not only obey your creator but be st peace …