On mental health and (what we call) mental illness
Whatever you write on this topic, will probably be seen as biased.
And it is.
It is a very personal issues, that nobody wants to address really.
At least not in a personal way.
We are all (not so much of a generalisation apart from that few who are not) scared shittles of losing our mind.
If you break a leg, you know you can get it fixed, and nobody will judge you.
If your mind breaks, people will judge as fuck and nobody really knows how heal a broken mind. At least not in a way you can heal leg.
The truth is that no amount of mantra, or pills, or talking will give an easy fix.
Though all of that can help, and miracles do happen.
But »treatment« is more a lifestyle choice, allowing things to be as they are and at the same time doing all that you possibly can to make things better.
It is a marathon.
I have little grudge towards life form my own predicament.
I have made friends with the wolf, and every one in a while we go to the forest and sit by the fire and see what we have to tell to each other.
He is mostly silent, he bites of this or that part that I don’t need anymore.
And then I am reborn.
You can all it nature-based therapy.
Though Nature IS therapy.
But actually it is alchemy, it is magic it is the mystery of Nature, the eternal fire, the gentle water, the infinite air and the good, broad, holy earth.
I know nothing else, that would help better in caressing the gentle mind back to health.
Give it a try.
P.S. of course this is not medical advice, it is just a gentle push towards a path that might, if you chose so, lead you back