Working With a Healthy Routine

My name is Jason Insalaco. I have been living mentally well for over 13 years. I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder 1 and addictions to drugs and alcohol in 1995. From 1995-2002 was a real struggle for me to keep a job for the long-term. In those seven years I’ve had every job imaginable and have lost every one of …

Thankful

Thankful- Life moves fast. Time to slow it down. To reflect on my journey and see where I’ve been. I’ve been to hell and back, in purgatory I had a home. Never really free, Never the true me. Didn’t really think that the suffering would end. That my soul and body would fuse back together and mend. Over time my …

Seasonal

Seasonal- Does my mood change for a reason? Maybe it’s the season? Is there any reason to fear? I think this happens the same time every year. Living with bipolar disorder I and addiction, my mood changes with the season, then I know the summer is over. I need to come to terms with this fact. Even though I want …

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Stigma

Stigma- Falling down, Engulfed with pain, Wash away my one last stain. Envisioning freedom, Take away the fear. The rain washes away, My dried out tears. Feeling deprived, Not like myself, Hiding myself, From the world itself. Letting stigma define, Which causes my fear, This is who I am, Year after year. Afraid of opinions, Of who I should be. …

Focus

Focus- Looking at today, Was it good? If not, Why? Was there focus? I lose focus under distractions. Distracting me to lose my focus. Why? The power of God has my focus. Under that focus comes peace. Peace is God. God is peace. Anything else is noise. In that noise comes trouble because my purpose becomes polluted. Peace, joy, and …