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BELONGING

Posted by Dr Ashley Wong Hoy on September 29, 2013 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (48)

SINGLENESS

Belonging

 

I spoke with a young boy last week and he indicated to me that he was never lonely as he always had something to do or say. It occurred to me that he kept busy thinking, talking or fidgeting with something and never really listened to anyone nor did he attempt to focus his attention. I sensed that he had an issue with his own feelings regarding his abject separateness, and that he feared being alone…I learned that he had no fam...

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HOPE

Posted by Dr Ashley Wong Hoy on September 29, 2013 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (2)

ENCOURAGEMENT

Hope

"Hope is that which makes me get out of bed..." Ashley Wong Hoy

Some time back I met Rachel *. Rachel is a young thirty year old woman - much like any other young woman one could meet. She has a mum, she has a dad. She has a job. But she is different from many others because she has lost something. She lost something more important than her parents or her worldly possessions. For it was many years ago when she began to think that she was horr...

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Mental Health

Posted by Dr Ashley Wong Hoy on September 29, 2013 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (1)

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This "open blog" is for any of you who wish to ask any questions and start a conversation related to mental illness.



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