Tom's Blog

  • Crazy: Is it a bad word?

    Definition of the word, “crazy.” adjective 1. mentally deranged, especially as manifested in a wild or aggressive way. “Stella went crazy and assaulted a visitor” synonyms: mad, insane, out of one’s mind, deranged, demented, not in one’s right mind, crazed, lunatic, unhinged Are you offended if someone calls one of your ideas, “crazy?” What if they call your best friend “crazy,” are you upset? If so, why? What is so wrong with being “out of one’s mind; deranged, a crazed…

  • Crazy? Yes I am!

    Crazy: Is it a bad word? The term, “You’re crazy” is part of human vernacular. Are you offended if someone calls one of your ideas, “crazy?” What if they call your best friend “crazy,” are you upset? If so, why? When people say to me, “You’re crazy,” I say, “Thank you!” Is crazy a bad word? I say, no, it isn’t. If I am crazy, I love crazy! If society chooses to call or label the mentally ill “crazy” fine….

  • Family & Friends

    Do your family and friends know you’re mentally ill? Do you feel they have a right to know? Want to tell them? Family and friends, do you want to know? Before I opened up to my family and friends, I exhausted myself lying and pretending for years! Decades! I felt so much relief once I “came out.” You’re probably scared of rejection, being misunderstood and alienated, labeled mentally, being fired from your job along with many other emotions. I get…