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Thoughtful Thursday: November 12, 2020

It’s Thoughtful Thursday again, which means it’s time to pull out our notebooks and journal for just a few minutes about whatever’s on our mind. Journaling is a very low-risk way to reap many health benefits, including decreased depression and anxiety and increased self-awareness. (Seriously, it’s been studied.) So, whenever you have five minutes free… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: November 12, 2020

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My neighbor’s psychosis isn’t his fault, but it’s my problem.

I think my upstairs neighbor suffers from psychosis. It’s hard to know for sure. I’ve barely met the guy. I just know that I can hear him shouting 24/7. Mostly what he shouts is angry nonsense. It’s not constant - it pauses for a few seconds here and there, as if someone else is part… Continue reading My neighbor’s psychosis isn’t his fault, but it’s my problem.

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How shock therapy saved my life.

In 2018, I voluntarily received 19 electroconvulsive (shock) treatments at a hospital in Colorado to alleviate my depression. This is the true story of how that decision saved my life. ... One afternoon late in my twenty-third summer, I found myself sitting on a plastic couch in my psychiatrist’s office, begging him once again to… Continue reading How shock therapy saved my life.

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10 Ways To Support My Art (That’s Actually Only 8 Ways)

1. Buy my books on Amazon, or buy my music on Bandcamp, or both! 2. Follow me on Twitter @missmiserymusic  3. Burn a MAGA hat, get high on the fumes, and write a trippy poem. Send it to me at z@missmiserymusic.com (when you're sober enough to type) 4. Subscribe to my YouTube channel! 5. Send… Continue reading 10 Ways To Support My Art (That’s Actually Only 8 Ways)