Treasures On The Sand

Gabriel King, Storyteller

Circling the Pit: Depression and Chronic Pain

"You say you're 'depressed', all I see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn't mean you are defective, it just means you're human." -David Mitchell Depression is not uncommon when you are fighting chronic... Continue Reading →

Throwing Out the Cookie-Cutter Mold: Why There is No Such Thing as “Normal”

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” -Maya Angelou What is "normal"?  The dictionary definition is, "the usual, average, or typical state or condition." The adjective definition is, "conforming to... Continue Reading →

Together We Fight: Uniting with Fellow Chronic Pain Warriors

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." -Helen Keller In comic book stories, we see many tales of superheroes fighting a plethora of villains, many times solo. However, when an even greater threat arises that... Continue Reading →

Same Battle, New Strategy: A Quick Update On My Journey of Hope

Greetings once again, warriors! It has been quite a while since I have posted anything, and it is about time I gave you an update. I have been doing a lot of struggling with my identity, my purpose, since finding... Continue Reading →

What Happens Up Stream Comes Down Stream: The Cause and Effect of the Mental and Physical Connection

"Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – either way you’re right." -Henry Ford There were once two men who were hiking through a beautiful green forest. One had to pee very badly, the other was extremely thirsty. One... Continue Reading →

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