Daily Archives: June 9, 2014

Bipolar Symptoms

“BIPOLAR SYMPTOMS” So much information about the symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic depressive illness) is confusing, misleading, or contradictory. Symptoms of bipolar often get misinterpreted, leaving the real problems of bipolar disorder unaddressed. There is still a shortage of accurate … Continue reading

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Paying for care

Paying for Care Receiving the proper care for your mental health condition is essential to your recovery. The best treatments are the ones prescribed by a doctor or mental health practitioner, and that may include counseling, medication, support, diet and … Continue reading

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Work and in recovery

Meaningful Work and Recovery Although you will encounter roadblocks and setbacks on the road to recovery, working at something that is meaningful to you can bring you a sense of purpose that will anchor you. Meaningful activity expands your sense … Continue reading

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Being in the now

“A focus on the present, dubbed mindfullness can make you happier and healthier. Training to deepen your immersion in the moment works by improving attention.” Pulling into a parking garage you notice you have no recollection how you got there. … Continue reading

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Healthy eating habits

Eat Well How Healthy Eating Helps Mom was right: You’ve got to eat well to function well. Just in case you didn’t gobble up Mom’s wisdom, here are some useful tidbits. Among other benefits, good food can: •boost your energy … Continue reading

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Bipolar Serenity Prayer

BIPOLAR SERENITY PRAYER” God- Life is about more than me. There is a meaning and design to the world independent of what I think or feel. The first (and maybe biggest) trap of bipolar is to convince you that “it” … Continue reading

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Bits and pieces

*Bits & Pieces* There isn’t much left in this world that offers much yet doesn’t cost a cent. The hug, freely given and recieved, is an exchange between two people expressing shared thoughts and emotions. It costs nothing in the … Continue reading

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Personal poems

SUICIDAL TEMPTATIONS Shattered soul, tattered mind. The way back is what I hope to find. Broken dreams lost without a trace. Lately I’ve been feeling a little out of place. Broken heart fills me with sorrow. Please God tell me … Continue reading

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Words can start a fire in someones soul

I think that meditative and inspiring thoughts and words have the power to start a fire in a person’s life. It can alter the way we see ourselves. It can change the way we see the world. It dares us … Continue reading

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Depression Traps to avoid

6 Common Depression Traps to Avoid Expert advice on how to sidestep pitfalls that often accompany depression. WebMD Feature By Jennifer Soong Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD When Orion Lyonesse is getting depressed, she turns into a hermit. She doesn’t … Continue reading

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