mental health

March 20, 2017
Recovery is not a solo journey | Phoenix Revolution

Recovery isn’t a solo journey

When someone close to you is struggling with depression and they are seeing a therapist, you may opt to keep yourself so busy you don’t have a chance to think about it. It is easy to think, “Since they are getting help, there is nothing else I can or should do.” But, there is something you can do to support them through recovery, and that is working as a team and fully participating in it. […]
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 13, 2017
What if that anger you’re feeling is pain in disguise? | Phoenix Revolution

What if that anger you’re feeling is pain in disguise?

Desc Have you ever taken a moment when you are angry to ask, “What purpose is there to being angry right now?” Or, “How is anger HELPING me?” Or, “What am I really feeling?” Do you realize how much joy and living you are missing out on when every ounce of your energy and focus is on anger? Are you also aware that a knee-jerk reaction to everything with anger may actually be masking an […]
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 […]