At what point does it become a fight, when it concerns your own health, with respect to the health of others, and this is what Doctors are for. It is never recommended to engage with confrontations with others, or to subject yourself for assessment to others, treat one another as though eachother can diagnose a problem existing within, not all relationships based upon trust equally benefit one another, the giver or the receiver of attentions, and this is where health matters. Being someone well enough to communicate what is wrong, and being someone well enough to decipher what is wrong, or what is going right, that is not for a normal person to decide to identify what is well or not about someone, decide to help or not help someone who is in a position of not feeling well, who needs help being made to feel better. When it comes to advocacy it has been said that, “We must know and promote our worth and recognize that if we are not strong and healthy as a profession, we cannot help others.”  This statement reflects what I have said in previous statements, about the importance of my condition, when it comes to blogging, being aware of my following, during moments of improvement, versus now. Just like any situation in which you are made to not feel well, or be among a proper representative sample of those who are sharp and doing well able to help others, and sound well, is where my condition as bipolar interferes with my ability to work or help others, sound. And this is how Social Media took off running, when it comes to peer-to-peer group support, and distribution of wellness through influencer systems of supporting the condition of wellness among readers in a social way. As stated “Although advocacy as a whole has become increasingly relevant over the past two decades, efforts related to professional advocacy have received less attention and therefore made little headway in comparison with client and social issues advocacy.”  It’s a very new concept to critique the helper, its not something we intuitively do, not to our Doctors, not to our Counselors, and not to our Friends, question their “competency.” For example, “All counselors have felt called to be agents of change. In fact, our ethics codes and professional competencies mandate that we advocate for and alongside our clients.”  In more professional titles of helping, not with the role of a blogger, professionals have been described to be most successful when considering the best interests of their client, which explains why opening up to someone who supports you is an important choice when it comes to getting help, how opening up to the wrong people in life, non-professionals, can subject you to harm, in the creative sense, of being experimented with, or treated as a “political cartoon” or “figurine” to represent a different set of conditions about you, can you imagine sharing in private to a professional, and then them telling the entire world, about your experience with them, that would be unprofessional, to have been identified in public, as an example of someone who has helped by them, then spoken about, even if it were in a book, to demonstrate their professional experience. This is a subject that I have thought about during the course of my studies, and have veered away from, keeping who has been helped separate from my own life, never inheriting their stories, but have noticed differences in treatment of me, to then represent me as someone, who came from a different childhood, or a different background, or a difficult past, or a tumultuous adolescence, to explain my condition now, whether I attribute my current condition to those who I was exposed to, or to my own experiences in life, to my own experiences absent minded them. Its therefore so important as a professional, to benefit someone without causing harm to them, or taking away from that benefit, to benefit oneself, that’s like helping Brady, and then saying I am helping them, by helping myself, and that’s how they are doing better now, because I helped them, take credit for one interaction, to say that an improved condition now is because of something I have done or not done, be looked at. When you get looked at, in comparison to the clients or people you have helped in your life, and if they are doing better, or are not well, that is why you are looked at, judged as having done a good job helping someone, or not have done a good job helping another, as the professional you then become responsible for how a client reacts or responds, that’s one example of first-hand experience “a client walked out of the court room in front of a Judge,” I was late to court that day and did not prep them, that was my fault that she was not serviced that day, my supervising Attorney was out of town, and did not think it was appropriate to talk to a client without her present, to prep, or speak to before court, its so that they feel cared for check in with. That maybe explains why Im online, its not just to my benefit to speak, but I have found through my own personal experience, if you are not where you should be in life, and if you are not present and available to support someone in need, then you then become responsible as the person who did not monitor a condition of another, or make them feel comfortable communicating to a Judge in front of others. That is an example, of seeing something, then something happening to me in my life, and seeming to have responded similarly, as though I react or respond, based upon things I have seen, or based upon experience, as though I do not understand the difference between right or wrong, and not strong independent of others viewpoints or exposures, that is how one becomes like a client, by taking work home with you, and working on a spreadsheet table of contents typing a biography timeline of their life, because you felt bad that you did not show up, did extra work, before writing a Motion on their behalf, you were demanded to write the day of requested. That’s an Attorney returning back from Hawaii pregnant with Twins, and left you alone for a bit, at her desk, be on time, lesson. That was a big lesson, its almost as innate, as who you feel you have harmed, or upset, or were not there for, feel responsible for the condition exhibited, that day, bear the responsibility to fix, its moments like that professionally that stay on your record of care. How effective were you at helping others, when did you let anyone down if ever, and how could you have been more there for others, so that they would not respond in that way. That was my experience working for Kids, so far so good with my Nephew and Nieces, all smiles and shouting “Leslie!!!” excited to see me, even at his Birthday party from the slide, when I walked in, in a room full of people, that’s so nice to be acknowledged by people who know you, without shame, knowing you. They’ve seen me at the door talking to the Police, they’re very mature and well exposed to the conditions, and me in Purple Headphones in my room. Maybe the first person with mental health issues they have seen, but smart enough to stay well in spite of whats going on around them, and nice enough to greet me when they see me. That’s a big lesson, when you are well, you have so much potential to help make a difference in life of another, who is not put together, or who needs help, you never know who may need help later on in life, so its best to start helping, before you give up entirely, with the concept, or being there for others, and trying to go back to work, that’s advocacy, once you fail, such as the time I mentioned about a counselor who didn’t stop a “child molestation case” she regretted how she handled the call, and it stuck with her, I was glad not to be like her, confident with the calls I had received and the people I had helped, no problems yet.
Heading: #blogpost: Fighting for Your Life ... (Why threatening me and my family is really painful to hear, hurtful, and scary to think about how I would be hurt, was hurt).
Originally Posted: 10-04-20