Author: Adam Johnson

Hanging Your Frame

****Trigger Warning**** Mention of suicide. Please do not continue reading if the content will upset you in any capacity. If you do need help, please call The Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 <3   Frames are wonderfully useful simple things. We use them all the time. They are used in most aspects of our lives, many times without us even realizing it. The way things are framed determines everything from what something looks like to its function in our world. We worry about frames pretty often as well. At least I do. Whether there are termites in the frame of...

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Finding My Perspective

I loved being a Marine. It wasn’t just my job or something I did. It was ingrained into my being. Earning the title of United States Marine is still, to this day, one of my proudest accomplishments. So, when I was medically retired in 2015 for conditions that left me unable to continue serving I felt broken, defeated, and useless. I took out my change of circumstances on anyone in my general vicinity. I was lost, unsure of who I was, or what I had to offer anyone. The self-loathing and lashing out lasted far longer than I care...

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