Daily Archives: October 8, 2016

Embracing Living: The Welcoming Prayer October 3 – October 28, 2016

You are welcome to sign up for this e-course any time before the last day, October 28. After you do, you will find in your account an archive of the sessions covered so far, and you can read them online … Continue reading

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How Dreams Become Goals

It is wonderful to have a dream. It can also be wonderful to have a goal. True, there is a school of thought that maintains we should not need goals. We looked at this view a few months ago. My … Continue reading

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Think Big Positive Affirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I always think big I maximize success in all areas of my life I aim high and push myself to the limit I think big and go after my dreams I dream huge and take huge action … Continue reading

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Organization Skills Positive Affirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I am highly organized I keep my work space tidy I live a clutter free life I am efficient and attentive My mind is clear and focused I always show up on time Others see me as … Continue reading

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Kenneth Cole Is Wrong About Mental Illness and Violence By Therese Borchard

American fashion designer Kenneth Cole recently posted a billboard prominently over Manhattan’s West Side Highway that reads, “Over 40M Americans suffer from mental illness. Some can access care … All can access guns.” The hashtags #GunReform and #AreYouPuttingUsOn were also … Continue reading

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TMS Offers an Alternative to Depression Drugs and Electroconvulsive Therapy

I haven’t read many paragraphs that articulate depression as accurately as this one, in Martha Rhodes’s riveting memoir, 3000 Pulses Later: At that moment, my pain felt equal to — if not even more than — what I imagined any … Continue reading

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How Much Should You Push Yourself With Depression?

“How do you know what your limits should be?” The woman in my depression community wanted to know whether she should scale back to part-time work or continue to slog through her full-time job. I hear this question a lot … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Live Well With Chronic Pain and Illness

None of us ever set out to live a life with chronic pain and illness, but it happens. There comes that moment when you are sitting in yet another doctor’s office going over your symptoms for the third time that … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Face Fears and Overcome Phobias

Halloween is a time when we have fun with the feeling of being afraid, so I thought I’d write about our fears, phobias, anxieties — things that shorten our breath, quicken our heartbeats, and sometimes outright disable us. Some of us shut … Continue reading

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10 Fall Foods I Eat to Improve My Mood

For many people, the beginning of autumn triggers anxiety with its shorter days, reduced sunlight, changes in schedules, and allergies. Fortunately there are many foods and spices during this season that can help us to stay emotionally resilient and boost … Continue reading

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