Poetry: Allowing And Understanding Feelings — Without Being Ruled By Them

The Golden Rules For Feelings, And Other Thoughts In Verse CS Sherin, 09-10-2019, edited 9-11-19 Canadian Geese and Tundra Swans, La Crosse WI marsh. Photo by CS Sherin FEELINGS... are neither good or bad...they just are. If deniedthey become likeexiled miceburrowing and hidingin hidden placesof the psyche and body,indefinitely.Only when they are feltand named can … Continue reading Poetry: Allowing And Understanding Feelings — Without Being Ruled By Them

Mental Health Awareness Week, And 4 Things That Helped Me

Mental Health and Mental Illness are important and huge issues/topics in our world. There are so many aspects we need to address, I cannot begin to elaborate on it all here and now. All in all, we need to create systems that are healing and healthy for people, communities, and nature--and dismantle the corrupt, abusive systems, which contribute to trauma and mental health disruptions. From a personal perspective, mental illness shaped my early life, as my father was mentally ill. In fact, he was a....