It's all about joy, fulfillment, goals, passions -- and maybe a chuckle.
Everything is going to be okay.
Welcome to Kimrosenthalmd.com, a world where roses follow you around demanding attention, everyone is assigned a personal cheerleader, and overcoming addiction is like winning the lottery. This website is devoted to helping people find joy, fulfillment, goals, passions — and maybe a chuckle. We’ve got a bit of everything. Looking for an artsy-fartsy, humored treatment approach to substance abuse? Want pages to color? Need to know the benefits of aging? Seek humor, ostriches, or a Jungian journey into the self? It’s all here. Somewhere.
To jump right in, choose from one of these four topics.
Welcome to Your Journey. Using artwork, fiction, reading, late-night philosophy, and Jung’s Active Imagination, this lifeline’s about you and who you are. This is a free course.
Why Ships & Giggles? Cuz sometimes you need something random and funny. There’s no real point here except to have fun.
Substance abuse counselor, brain coach, creativity guru, and comic in one, the Weird and Wacky Workbook for Recovery makes hard work fun. It will be available in bookstores in 2020, if fate allows!
Mental health and You is a psychiatric database with 120+ articles, and another 20 on the way. Dr. Rosenthal posts twice/week.
You're still here?
Explore, my friend, explore!
In the mood for reading but don’t know where to start? Take a glance at one of the following articles.
- PTSD and triggers
- What to Do When You’re Too Depressed to Think
- Asperger’s: How to talk to neurotypicals.
Feeling lost. If you find yourself absolutely lost, the sitemap on the top menu is a good resource. We’re working on a “Help me, I’m lost” button, but there’s some disagreement as to whether anyone really wants to be found.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Kim Rosenthal is an attending psychiatrist at a state hospital in North Carolina. She has been practicing medicine for 19 years and wouldn’t trade it for the world. For more info, check out her bio.
From the "Your Journey" course
“The Library of Libraries is a book-filled paradise. Its walls carry the testimonies of all humans, those who’ve lived and those who will live. Each soul has his own book. Your Book is thick with a hundred thousand words, your name printed in bright blue letters across the cover…” Keep reading
From the "Weird and Wacky Workbook for Recovery"
How to take care of a Weird and Wacky Workbook for Recovery (WW): “The first step, open the workbook. Actually, since you’re reading this sentence, we assume the book is open. We’re excited about your progress!) Next, grab a pen, turn to page 1, and fill in the blanks. There are questions to answer, lists to make, mazes to solve, and poetry to be written. Note that WW gets moody when ignored. It cops an attitude and plays late-night goth/industrial techno at top volume when abandoned.” Read more about the Weird and Wacky Workbook for Recovery.