Peace by Piece

  It’s during the moments when I’m quiet that I foolishly give in to the idea of peace. I should know better by now. With every blow you laid on me, you stripped me of any chance of peace that I could have hoped for. Now the bruises have healed, the scars blended into shades [...]

Fear and Acceptance by Jason Insalaco

Fear and Acceptance by Jason Insalaco

Please give a very warm TLC welcome to Jason Insalaco from Instinctive Bird. Thank you for sharing your story and creating a community where people can feel safe and supported.   Hi, my name is Jay Insalaco. I've been living with bipolar disorder type 1 and addiction to drugs and alcohol for the last twenty [...]

Words From My Mom: Her Journey

  My Mother is an amazing woman. There are very few people in this world that I hold in high regard and my Mother is one of them, not because she birthed me, but because she is resilient, magnanimous and fierce. My Mom married young. While her best friends were blushing over high school crushes my [...]