Taking great pride and a certain smug superiority because I was non-partisan, I wrote about how I could see the value of both sides of the liberal-conservative political equation. I talked about the solid bedrock that underlay the traditional conservative worldview. I tempered my liberal views with a generous sprinkling of moderation and a conviction…
All things ADHD from life hacks to the lies we tell ourselves.
A fragmented opposition has always been the goal.
Sat down to read, fell asleep, woke up to a massive twitter purge of journalists. Musk’s thin skin is not really the cause, deplatforming opposing voices is. I’m convinced that Musk is the point person in an effort to destroy Twitter’s effectiveness as a vehicle for pro-democracy voices. The authoritarian right has been on the…
“Looking for Sean O’Mallery.”
© J.D. Random November, 2022 “Looking for Sean O’Mallery.” Suddenly, his mind filled with the memory of bells, and he smiled. He didn’t know where he’d heard the bells; it seemed only a fragment of a dream. For the third afternoon in a row, he wandered the park during his lunch break, and for the…
The Lies Depression Tells You
Depression told me many lies while I was ill. These are the BIG THREE.
Learning to be Myself
My journey to find myself after severe depression.
The lessons I’ve learned over my more that three decades in the classroom.
One For the past four weeks, I haven’t been writing much. My family was traveling for the first two and a half then I was blessed with my first bought of Covid-19. I’ve just about recovered from Covid, still have a slight cough, but I’ve not tested positive in almost a week. Covid is now…
Friday 5! Late Night Addition (Again…)
One I’ve been sober for six months. Not because I was an addict, but I was definitely abusing alcohol. I was using it to numb myself so that my depression was less hellish… it didn’t help, but it felt like it was and so I drank. Then I had blood work done and my Dr….
One 1. America has many problems, but we can solve most of them if we had the political will and moral courage to take them on, but we do not… as least the @GOP does not. Look at their voting records. They routinely vote against the best interests of their own supporters and in favor…
I was first diagnosed almost 50 years ago, way before it was called ADHD. Here are some things I have learned.
The Lessons of ADHD-C First, imposter syndrome is one of my biggest challenges. It’s a daily battle to convince myself that I’m not a complete fraud, but I still put myself out there every day and you can, too. 2. There are countless combinations of symptoms, so just because someone doesn’t have your particular flavor…