On September 5, 2016 I tried to end my life and survived. Let me share with you how things got better.
I believe that Mental Health IS Health. With that belief comes the same respect and belief I put in Physical Health. While I have my lived experiences to share, it would be beyond irresponsible to advise and suggest anything Medical or Treatment related. Thats how I live out my belief that Mental Health is Real and it is Health. My actions will always speak louder than my words.
Many of us who live with Mental Health Conditions or Mental Illness have learned the hard way that Stigma does not stop when you are dealing with General Doctors, ER Doctors, Nurses, EMT's and Hospital Staff. In fact the Stigma can often prevents us from getting care for our Physical Health
Quote Check with The Shek Check: "To Thine Ownself Be True" becomes this quote that can consume or mind. Asking ourselves who we are and are we true to ourselves. We might obsess over this question for a lifetime....as we should be. Life moment by life moment.
This video at its core is about acceptance of self. Our contradictions and our consistancies make us who we are. In this moment We are here to be, and all we know is how we are in this moment.
Choose Happy? Just Like That? Do we choose our emotions or do we choose actions that will lead us to the feelings we desire?
There are many ways we are actually saying "Sorry Not Sorry"
This playlist goes through a few of those that have been identified.
Faux-thenticity is what is now common, sellable even in our everyday walking life. Its very much in fashion. Even though Authenticity, when our actions and words meet, is a living truth. Its what is natural and organic. Does it work against us? Does it work against our Mental Health, Healing and Growth? The Shek Check say yes. Get Shekked in this video on how we can start going Organic with our living truth.
It's closing time for Faux-thenticity. It's only best for...living.