Daily Archives: September 7, 2016

Charlie Sheen Talks to a Psychiatrist About Bipolar Disorder

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Inside the World of Bipolar Disorder

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DARK SIDE HEART

Are you out there? If I show you my heart will you still love me? A full projection of myself. Starting with the dark side. Will you still stay? Will you see the light? I would see yours. In the … Continue reading

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About Life

Sorrow loss or failure of any kind leads to depression that is unavoidable for even the toughest lot. Only the one going through that phase of life can feel the actual pain and anger. When the mind fills with sorrow … Continue reading

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Develop Courage Positive Affirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I am courageous I am brave I am fearless I always stand up for myself I am developing courage I am ready for anything that comes my way I am strong and full of courage I push … Continue reading

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Control Your Emotions Positive Affirmations

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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“I Will Listen”: How Social Media Can Diminish the Stigma of Mental Illness

A campaign gets users of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media to act as a support group One in four people will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institute of Mental … Continue reading

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Should You Tell Your Boss about a Mental Illness?

Discrimination and stigma are concerns, but coming out can be a boon to your career—if the conditions are right Dave, a 52-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from a difficult childhood. In his job at a … Continue reading

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Much-Hyped Brain-Implant Treatment for Depression Suffers Setback

All of us–researchers, journalists, patients and their loved ones–are desperate for genuine progress in treatments for severe mental illness. All of us—researchers, journalists, patients and their loved ones–are desperate for genuine progress in treatments for severe mental illness.But if the … Continue reading

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Are Antidepressants Just Placebos with Side Effects?

I have first-hand experience of the devastation of depression, in myself and those close to me. Although I have been tempted to try antidepressants, I’ve never done so. Of course, like everyone reading this column, I know many people who … Continue reading

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