CBTN Host John Ward Insults Abe Lincoln (Again) By Painting Him

One has oodles and oodles of time when living at a homeless shelter; this blessing in disguise can be utilized to complete long-term projects like making amateur drawings and paintings of arbitrary historical figures. Having already made an attempt to draw Abe with charcoal, I set myself to the mind-numbing task of creating and cutting … Continue reading CBTN Host John Ward Insults Abe Lincoln (Again) By Painting Him

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The Uniquely “Mental Illness” Problem Of Not Being Able To Be Happy (Because Happiness Is Evil)

There is plenty of literature on depression. It ranges from tween tweets to casual blog posts to self-liberated mothers-turned-mentors;  academic articles and drug trials to biopic conspiracies about the “27 club”; accidentally post-modern postmodernist tomes like Infinite Jest to the drug-infused sojourns of truth-seeking psychonauts; spins on each and every theorized root cause from body-image-induced … Continue reading The Uniquely “Mental Illness” Problem Of Not Being Able To Be Happy (Because Happiness Is Evil)

How To Break Your Own Head, And Why It’s So Much Fun

I have had the pleasure of residing in a homeless shelter for the past week or so - and though there's some irony in that statement, I wish also (primacy of respectful humulity!) to emphasize an equal amount of graciousness. With that as the preexisting stage of the drama of this post, I'll move on … Continue reading How To Break Your Own Head, And Why It’s So Much Fun

The “Mentsies” – Concurrent Mood Cycling In Friends With Bipolar

CBTN host John Ward, CPS describes his and host Randi Fellows, CPS identical concurrent inpatient stays in December 2016 and how mood cycles might relate (as an analog) to the menstrual cycle, or human behavior cycles in general.