Depression is not simply a chemical imbalance, nor is it caused by any one issue. For article “What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari”, click on photo. Advertisements
As someone who lives with depression, I have learned three questions that can help me when depression is beginning to cripple me: What is your life like right now? What is making you feel sad? What changes could you make to help your life feel more tolerable? For article “What I Learned About Depression from … More Three Questions that can Help Someone Who is Facing Depression
Depression is like a drug dealer offering me crack in the form of emotional darkness. For article “What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari”, click on photo.
I confess, I love my unproductive time. If fact, if I am busy, busy, busy… I am not only less productive but also unhappy. I crave unstructured time where my mind can wander. But sometimes it can feel excruciating and I want to escape with a little (mindless) surfing. It’s a bit of a love-hate … More How Doing Nothing On Purpose will Help Your Recovery and Mental Health… But at First It Will Drive You CRAZY!
You may not know his name. I didn’t, until I saw his youtube video about addiction, “Everything you think you knew about addiction is wrong.” If you have not watched it, it is worth the 15 minutes. Johann Hari describes addiction and how relationships and feeling like you matter to other people will support and … More What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari
Learning to accept my un-balanced self, un-wholeness, and un-togetherness was one of the best things that I have ever done. for more about how “Trying to Get Your Life Together Will Just Make You More Stuck”, click on photo. Photo by Llima Orosa
Your “Butts” are your minds way of taking the easy way out ___ You have one life to live. How much of your life do you spend thinking about your “Butts?” .1 Butt I’m broken. Realize that you are stuck, not broken. .2 Butt my mind is so hard on me. Your mind will criticize … More The 7 “Butts” that Will Rob You of Your Well-Being