There is so much happening in our busy lives that we can forget to stop and take a moment to heal ourselves. Personally I find myself on a short fuse usually until I explode which usually leads me to say and do things I regret.
BE KIND, FORGIVE, BE GRATEFUL
I have been busy trying to organise things including myself. Starting with Websites. http://www.udeserverespect.com and http://www.humanrightsrangers.com both are up and running. I have also been busy starting a Global Peer Support Group for Mental Health
Trying to Empower Mental Health Friend and also Recovery Friend
I have made some good friends but it is disappointing that I do not get to meet t hem all when they travel to Brisbane. Because I have been busy my own Mental Health has been good
I am trying to Colour my World with a group on Facebook. I use these beautiful pics to help with my mindfulness meditation
Just trying to do whatever I can to support groups in their battle for change
- Stand against Violence
- Refugees just seeking truth
The webpages are up and running but not finalised. Will need to spend some money to set up some stationery.
Lots to do, and mant errors will be made.
To support some dear friends I am involved with Domestic Vioence on PNG and am learning lots re orceryRelated Violence.
Election is over here in Queensland. Hope means Politicians will tell truth. The election was the first with preferential voting and the vote count was hard to follow.
Australia won the first Ashes Test today. First time in 40 years that have not followed on ABC Radio. I get confusdd with commefcial rights just where to find sport in Qld
Classroom has official Opening in Buhanga, Uganda. Very exciting there and I am thrilled. Together We Learn. Thank you Merry and Kerry for your help and support
Wow a great weekend of sport results.
My AFL tean Richmond Tigers won through to Grand Final. Then Dustin Martin won the Brownlow Medal for best and fairest in the game. Huge day ahead this Saturday, playing Adelaide Crows who aee Favourites.
North Queensland Cowboys won through to the Rugby League Grand Final by beating the bully boys , Sydney Roosters. Another huge day this Sunday as they play the slick, Melbourne Storm who are big favourites.
It is that time of year that big things happen in the Australian World of Sport. Usually a heart breaking time for me, but I am already excited bu achievements for the year
This week I havw stuck my beak into a few issues
- Vote Yes Same Sex Marriage
- Suicide Prevention Advocating Self Care and also Connection Goals
- Change in Indigenous Auustralia.
- Funding for Universities
- Oz support for PNG
- Mental Health Stigma Globally
- Climate Change and Mental Health
Thanks to the support of many, I am on the bounce in my personal Mental Health. How long it will last I am not sure but I am confident that I will contue to fight. Very keen to arrange chats with my facebook friends and perhaps a coffee.
Jealous of Deon who is in Northern Territory chasing big Barramundi. I can only dream
September is ending so am planning for October and checking how my yearly goals are going, as only a few months left to get things done
Hope all are okay When I am confused
I push people away.
I have tried to connect locally but is just not going to happen.
Taking a deep breathe and retreating to my room.
Never to show my face again. I am safe, but lonely and bored. The good people I support on Facebook have realised that I am worthless as a supporter and am just hard work. Again retreating.
Suicide Prevention Week has opened my eyes to some stuff and some people. I am not afraid to talk suicide but I am sure that the talk upsets some. I am truly sorry for any that I have upset.
Thinking about all Med Certs issued for Mental Health Issues. Any F…ing follow up from Doc or Employer,!!!!!!! Research shows that these are the people killing themselves.
THE SYSTEM IS KILLING.
What to do ?
Listen to people. More than 15 mins or an hour. My greatest helper was a nurse who listened as she bandaged my foot. Respect individuals. All are different and have own stories. I have asked for support but they never last long as all want me to fit into a Pigeon Hole. Depression leads to Anger and Frustration. Self Loathing follows quickly as I accept the blame for things not working.
Thank you all who have supported me. If you have spoken to me, including online, you have made a difference.
REPEATING I AM SAFE
CONFUSED, DEPRESSED, ANGRY, Frustrated but I AM TRYING
Bloody Internet down now
Yours in Kindness
Nice start to the day. Had a lovely morning coffee with Jill. Very relaxing, Social chat I am not good at but felt comfortable. Hope the next coffee happens soon
Have lost respect for Australian Politics. Resorting to silly games. How do these people get elected. Power Hungry.
America in the Trump Era is experiencing Extremism Left and Right. Just looking for the truth in Press releases. The thought of KKK is revolting but Aust Policies on Assylum Seekers not that disimilar. Extreme Left is a new to me. I think in Australia they are called Enviromentalists. Extreme Musilims, Extreme Catholics amongst others illustrates Extreme anything is a sign of trouble.
Thinking today about Aboriginal Voice in Australia Politics. Many Royal Commissions have made recommendations that have been ignored. So am not confident that any voice will be heard.
These things take time I know but Aboriginal Australia, i think needs to move forward and organise who is leading the push for Peace and Pursuit of Truth. The search for Justice continues re Dhu and Elijah which is why States must be included in treaties