Category Archives: Jeff’s Journal

From Freddy Bosco

Very recently, we attended an event held in the honor of the CHARG Resource Center, which has long been dedicated to helping those living with mental illnesses. Among the wonderful food and conversation, the merriment and high spirits, we stumbled upon an often unheeded attitude of mental illness in the form of a poem read…
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Jeff Zinn: From Manic Bipolar to Mental Health Speaker

My 30 years as an executive in the wholesale women’s garment industry would take an unexpected turn in the year 2000. In hindsight, I realize the frequent extreme manic bipolar highs and lows I experienced weren't normal. If I sold a big order, BOOM, I was feeling high as a kite. If the stores weren’t selling…
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"WHAT AN ANGEL'S BIRTHDAY LOOKS LIKE."

TODAY IS MY ANGEL'S 60TH BIRTHDAY HERE ON EARTH.  THE CONTENT OF A PREVIOUS POST DESCRIBES THIS ANGEL CLICK HERE.  I HOPE THAT YOU ARE FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO HAVE AN ANGEL OR ANGELS OF YOUR OWN.   PLEASE ENJOY THE WONDERFUL VIDEO MY COUSIN CHERYL HILTZIK PRODUCED IN HONOR OF OUR COUSIN NANCY. HER TRIBUTE…
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"MY GREATEST JOY TURNS TO GRIEF"

Prior to my first manic episode, my two sons were the most significant and blissful relationships I had. They both meant the world to me. After my first psychotic episode, I would joyfully reminisce about the wonderful times we spent together, to suddenly shift to the darken depths of my core. I would visualize their…
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