As a writer, I have never been that connected to reality, so being diagnosed with a pyscholtic break with reality by my doctor, really didn’t register on me as significantly different than my previous experience
but being as capable a communicator as I am, and yet, not being able to communicate with anyone to the result that the event that caused my breakdown were ceased and I was protected according to how the policy of the employer – which is really the law of the land….
I say that reality was broken to start with and I just stopped playing with the sharp edges.
Consider more what the person is asking for and not the context of their question or what you think about the framework – this person is seeking comfort outside of their faith and most of these answers really are appalling coming from people who tend to position themselves as humanists – because seriously – that is a human in pain and seeking comfort – not lectures, not sarcasm and not suck it up that’s just life – but seeking comfort in a heightened context.
be kind and pay it forward. not just saying
Whether it’s at school at work or just out and about in the ordinary world, we can never know when we might be the stranger and be reduced to a statistic and a mention in a news story.
But what we can know is this: DO WE KNOW A POTENTIAL SHOOTER?
a potential suicide or any degree or magnitude of loss of a person because of the lack of a social safety network that supports mental health and psycological well being.
How we treat each other is often horrifying and completely basesless, we need to move beyond stereotypes and prejudice and the idea that our prejuges should have any force or substance or meaning in reality.
we need to work and play well with others
we need an economy that supports people participating at the highest level of their capacity and recognize the right to exist, to be free to pursuit happiness, whatever that means to the individual
the right to swing your arm, ends well before anyone else’s nose begins
we need to see each other as people, because that makes these types of events unthinkable to deprive folks of their life
and then the other half is the CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEF….