Fractured Lives

I was going to post a topic that merited a discussion, but I have something a lot more important to roll out this afternoon. In the past, I have written about mental illness and suicide, and the ongoing misunderstanding and handling of individuals who are affected by mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar depression,…

“The Mirror Does Lie”

“Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” A mirror can show you a lot of things.  From what’s behind you and in front of you.  More importantly, it shows an image of you.  You can lose a few pounds here or there, is your tie on straight, should you put on…

“Mental Block” in the Locker Room

Shawn Andrews is someone whose name doesn’t ring a bell to you.  As an offensive lineman in the NFL, Andrews have to recognize different defensive schemes, who to block, and protect the quarterback from being sacked.  It’s a thankless job that requires mental focus and detail to attention along with being physical. But, what if…