Labyrinths: An Innovative Mental Health Tool

 This post is about my years directing Mental Health Crisis Teams in the South Bronx.  It was there that I discovered Labyrinths and Meditation. I was fortunate to find in Social Work a career that I loved. Point of interest: I never aspired to be a social worker. I fought it tooth and nail. However, …

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I WAS A CITY PLANNER

Once upon a time, I had some money to spend in the  mental health programs I directed in Mott Haven, the meanest part of the Bronx. I built Labyrinths. That’s a picture of one I built on donated land behind a housing project . Well, I didn’t actually build it or any; I paid to have …

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE-CREATE

ABOUT THE PICTURE This is a picture of a labyrinth painted on an abandoned basket ball court.  It was taken from a near by roof as a band was setting up to play pied piper to those wanting to walk to a beat. While working in the South Bronx directing a mental health crisis program …

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BE WITH BEAUTY

Breathe in Focus, Hold, Think.  Breathe out.  Smile and say “Ahhhhh” or thank you.  365/6 PHOTO CHALLENGE –TOPIC OF THE WEEK–PEACEFUL Breathing in “I have arrived”; Breathing out “I am home” Breathing in “In the here”; Breathing out “In the now” Breathing in “I am solid”; Breathing out “I am free” Breathing in “In the …

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