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May 12, 2015 by Trent, 1 comment

Several years ago I was working on a grant to help ease the transition for adolescents to go from a residential treatment center for mental health back into school. This transition is typically difficult due to changes in medication or people asking where they were. To help part of the transition, I wanted to be able to have marriage and Read more…

October 3, 2013 by Trent, 1 comment

Accepting the diagnoses was more difficult that I had thought. Once I began the process of accepting the fact that I had  anxiety and depression, it was as if it gave them more power. The drowsiness from the medication’s side effect didn’t help much either. A few days after starting the medication, I felt moments of normalcy that lasted about Read more…

September 23, 2013 by Trent, 0 comments

The pressure was building even though I kept trying to convince myself it wasn’t there. I had mechanisms in place to keep things under control. I ran, spent quality time with family, associated with friends, laughed, cried, meditated, and gave attention to my spiritual life. All of the things you’re supposed to do, right? Yet several weeks ago, I found Read more…

July 9, 2013 by Trent, 0 comments

I’d like to share with you an excerpt from a book I am reading, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong. In it, she shares an experience of hearing words from a superior that she was a good, valuable, person. Her superior at the time was suffering from the pains associated with cancer and was not expected to Read more…

June 25, 2013 by Trent, 0 comments

Previously I wrote about my belief of seeing life as a series of perfect moments. The way to see life this way is to focus on the present. This is something that has been very challenging for me lately. I’m constantly feeling like I am running out of time as I watch the weeks slip by. As a result, I Read more…

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