Schizo-affective disorder is a hard disease to tackle when societal pressures seem to dominate your routine, yet the sheer process of overcoming the stigma of this disease is complicated but workable. I used to think people were talking about me and judging me because of who I was, especially when I was young. I felt …
Bringing Peace and Happiness to the Psych Ward An article which ran in the NAMI Voice newsletter, Spring 2013 As a member of the National Alliance of Mental Illness and lecturer in a psych ward, I introduce a meditation exercise to my groups. I have everyone get comfortable and relaxed and count from toe to …
I was painting from a picture of a lady on a swing on a warm springs day. It was a blend of impressionism and realism and I was overcome by the feeling of peace and tranquility as I painted it. It reminded me of all the times I lectured at the psych ward and gave …
“Ukraine Girl” Painting by Sherry M. Joiner. As I look into the mirror it tells me to have hope everything will end sometime soon and then, I will be able to act silly again and reach my arms up to the sky and touch the stars.
Painting by Sherry M Joiner
“END OF THE HUNT” painted by Artist Sherry M. Joiner
Easter Calla Lillies, Painting by Sherry M. Joiner. How many calla lillies must I plant to grow life, love, respect, truth, stability hope and patience?
Sending positive energy to Ukraine despite all the things that are happening around us. Painting by Sherry M. Joiner
Painting by Sherry M. Joiner
“War” Oil painting by Sherry M. Joiner
“WAR” Recent painting by Sherry M Joiner
Help Us Stop the War. Portrait of Pope Francis, by Sherry M. Joiner
What secrets has the sea when it reaches the conflicts and boundaries of war? “Sea Azov Unrest,” Painting by Sherry M. Joiner