I wanted to follow up my recent article on substances with this piece, as I feel we need a constant stream of insight and practical solutions in the area of addiction and mental health.
An honest preface: I am no stranger to dabbling in psychedelic substances and have run the gamut of experimentation to realize something crucial. There are no shortcuts when it comes to our own growth and evolution.
When people think about politics, it is easy to get lost in the media drama and seeming importance of what is televised and shared on social media. Politics, for many people, has become a sort of grim spectator sport to be enjoyed and reviled in order to give us a place to point our fingers for why the world has gone so wrong.
The basic crux of the matter is that people are fed up with big governments and the centralization of power in general. Even on a municipal level, people feel left out of the loop and ignored for the most part by their elected officials.
I want to preface this article by saying that codependency has been an important theme in my own healing path. I want to take the painful experiences I have overcome and use them as inspiration and hope for others who may be struggling with similar things.
I have made a few valiant attempts to make a living almost exclusively as a technical writer in different capacities. I was given a topic, some keywords to include for search engine optimization, and a deadline that always left me panicked.