Monthly Archives: May 2015

Mental Stress Management “IMAGERY”

Mental Stress Management: What Is Imagery? Guided imagery is a stress management technique, where you use your imagination to picture a person, place, or time that makes you feel relaxed, peaceful and happy. Imagery is slightly different from other stress … Continue reading

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2014′ FDA Drug Safety Communications

2014 Drug Safety Communications FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA reporting mental health drug ziprasidone (Geodon) associated with rare but potentially fatal skin reactions 12/11/2014 FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns about case of rare brain infection PML with MS drug … Continue reading

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“Emotional Intelligence”

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: Emotion holds an over-arching control on humanity. All decisions are monitored with regards to anger, happiness, boredom, or sheer frustration; how often, for example, have you chosen to watch a particular movie because you were sad? How often … Continue reading

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May is “Mental Health Month” *B4STAGE4*

MAY is MENTAL HEALTH MONTH: “B4Stage4;” “MAY is Mental Health MONTH” http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/may TOOK KIT: Every month Mental Health America chooses a theme. This year the theme is “B4stage4.” Mental Health concerns are no different from any other physical condition/health concerns. … Continue reading

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Free Affirmations “Positive Emotional Health”

Present Tense Affirmations I am happy with life I am resistant to damaging influence I am contempt with my life I enjoy whatever life throws at me I am able to build strong relationships I recover from unsettling setbacks I … Continue reading

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Free Affirmations “Live without Regrets”

Present Tense Affirmations I am free from my past regrets I am living my life without regrets I am at peace with my past regrets My mind is focused on enjoying the present moment I am on the path to … Continue reading

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Free Affirmations “Control Your Emotions”

Present Tense Affirmations I am in control of my emotions I am always centered and calm I always keep control of myself at all times My mind is focused, clear, and logical I stay calm in stressful situations I am … Continue reading

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Free Affirmations “Break Free from your Past”

Present Tense Affirmations I am breaking free from my past I accept my past experiences I am at peace with my past I am coming to terms with negative memories I forgive myself for making mistakes I am on the … Continue reading

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Service dogs for Bipolar Disorder

Service dogs for Bipolar Disorder: Updated March 09, 2015. Can those with psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder or depression benefit from interaction with animals? The answer is a resounding, “YES!” “There are an increasing number of dogs being trained … Continue reading

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Manage Weight Gain on Mental Health Medications

Managing Weight Gain on Mental Health Medications: Updated March 26, 2015. One of the challenges faced by people with mood disorders is weight gain from their medications. I myself gained 80 pounds on psychotropic meds. In addition to being physically … Continue reading

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