Tagged: mental health


I’m Walking….

I remember as a kid watching the 1937 Shirley Temple classic “Heidi”. It became an instant favorite of mine with characters including Grandfather, Aunt Dete, Goat Peter, Klara, and Fraulein Rottenmeier. By the way, if you haven’t seen this movie, I would recommend that you make it a family night! My family and I absolutely love this rendition of Heidi.  Heidi’s Aunt Dete ends up taking Heidi to a house and selling her to a wealthy family. Just plain evil, I know. It is the home is Klara, a young girl who is...


Music On My Mind – Part 2: The Diet

My mom had been trying to get me to listen to this Kirk Franklin’s song called “Wanna Be Happy?” for a while. Honestly, I wasn’t interested in her suggestion. The thing is that I had suffered from depression for far too many years, and I was in a situation that my mom felt the lyrics to that song would help prompt me to get out of. Apparently, she believed that I needed to “get out of my own way” as per the song lyrics. I had actually heard this song dozens of times,...