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August 6, 2017
Deep Blue | Phoenix Revolution

Deep Blue

This poem was written to help work through a really dark point in my life. I’ve found that poetry and art are incredibly helpful in sorting through all these emotions. Trigger warning: suicide last night I thought of suicide again… Its sweet beckoning and promises of relief almost swept me away past sanity’s reef out, out into the swell of the raw emotional sea sea of forgetting sea of not caring a flooded oubliette sans the key […]
August 20, 2017
A Phoenix Rising | Phoenix Revolution

A Phoenix Rising

Hope a word so many take for granted it is bandied about in real life and lore usually with a dramatic flourish expertly acted “Hope keeps the dreams alive!” they say Although, no instructions seem forthcoming and dreams are nice but fail to thrive without action to relay them into being they are empty words unbecoming There is so much more we can do to be of support When did texting pleasantries or hashtagging outweigh […]
October 14, 2017
Getting Out and Making Zombie Lemonade | Phoenix Revolution

Getting Out & Making Zombie Lemonade

When life is throwing you lemons (or zombies!) use our recipe below to get out and be social! We struggle with getting out of the house and being social. I mean, we REALLY have to push ourselves to do anything “quasi-social.” At first, we just brushed it off saying, “we’re hermits” and “enjoy being alone” but now we know it’s depression and anxiety that’s been holding us back. Humans are social creatures. When we stop […]
January 25, 2018
7 Ways To Be More Mindful Today | Phoenix Revolution

7 Ways To Be More Mindful Today

Mindfulness is a term that is being tossed about pretty frequently right now. In the past, it was synonymous with monks, yoga masters and “Woo Woo” new age spirituality. Which, by the way, I heart some “Woo Woo” rocks and crystals but more on that some other time. Today mindfulness is getting more recognition, especially in the mental health sector, as a way to combat anxiety and depression. It is also said to aid in […]