Tag: stigma

A Word on Wednesday: Counting

This week, I reached one year smoke free! At the time of this writing, I have been a quitter for: 366 days, 06 hours, 36 minutes, and  25.8 seconds.  But who’s counting?    Actually, the phone ap “Just Quit” counted for me, and the…

A Word on Wednesday: Stigma

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.”    When we think about Mental Health Awareness, we often hear pleas to stop the stigma. Stop the stain, the blot, the tarnish that is mental illness. By definition: The noun,…