Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 1-11-2021      Who are you at the party? Are you the life of the party, everyone waits for you as you make your exciting late/ dramatic entrance into the room? Are you the one who comes with someone, so you are not alone? Are you the one in the corner sippingContinue reading “Misfit”

New Year… New… Me?

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 1-2-2021 “I need to learn calmness in chaos, because chaos never ends.” -EaE           Our traditions are dying, or perhaps changing, or perhaps they do not have the appeal they used to. Slowly, but surely, we see and feel the discomfort of change, and 2020 amplified it to a point noContinue reading “New Year… New… Me?”

Lower the Dosage (Mind shielding)

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 11-25-2020 “We do not owe anyone the labor of our hands or minds. It is for sale or trade, not to be stolen by a vampire or zombie.” -EaE      There is only so much stress we can allow into our minds and bodies before we start to feel the erosion/Continue reading “Lower the Dosage (Mind shielding)”

Band-Aids on Stab Wounds

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 10-27-2020 “There is a beauty even in pain. Beauty in hard paths and difficult choices. Beauty in a messy life. Character and lessons are built from hard choices and many mistakes.” -EaE I wonder how often humanity will continue this toxic pattern. Where we are so driven toward a destructive lifestyleContinue reading “Band-Aids on Stab Wounds”

Debunk that Stigma

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 10-18-2020      Stigma 1- People with anger issues are horrible people and sociopathic/ narcissists       A person suffering from anger issues often has ‘a lot of heart’ so to speak. They are quite often good-hearted people that have been hurt/ wounded so deeply due to their lack of boundaries and kindnessContinue reading “Debunk that Stigma”

Feigning for Endorphins

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 9-24-2020 “I achieve something, and the satisfaction is fleeting. Then, on to the next. Because it is not about achieving what I set out for. It’s about fighting this demon inside that wants to kill me.” -EaE      People have either experienced major depression or know of someone that has it.Continue reading “Feigning for Endorphins”

When the Songs Got it Right

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 8-13-2020          To follow up after my blog: When the movies got it right, I now want to take us into various song quotes that represent mental anguish and emotional expression. Though songs may be simplified as a form of ‘art’ so to speak, there is no denying their power. SongContinue reading “When the Songs Got it Right”

When the Movies got it Right

We may not be able to see mental sufferings or have the capacity to express them fully into words, but there were cases when the movies really did get it right. Lines and monologues in which we are left in aw of how an actor or actress spewed out a set of lines that weContinue reading “When the Movies got it Right”