Depression Articles

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The Cutter.

March 16th, 2014
Girls, boys, just kids bleeding themselves of the pain within their veins, within their hearts, minds, and lives. Words don’t help- they mean nothing, pointless noise skimming over the surface of self-loathing. Those fawarway sounds don’t even begin to touch, what’s deeper within the shadows where words will never reach. Ahh, but a cut, a ... Continue Reading »
Steve Maraboli said, “I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.” These are awesome words! LOTS of things are worth fighting for, working hard for, even making sacrifices for; relationships, dreams and hobbies to name a few. But ... Continue Reading »
“When you’re depressed, nothing matters. When you’re sad, everything does.” ~ Gloria Steinem I guess its a fine line, because sadness doesn’t explain itself along the way. Its only after a bout of sadness, when the fog lifts, that you gain the perspective that everything matters. When you’re sad, you’re just sad. Maybe the distinction ... Continue Reading »
Some mornings I wake up and there’s no denying it—I’ve got the blues. I may not even be by myself when the blues descend on me, but they always make me feel isolated. It’s part of their “flavor.” (The blues is to be distinguished from a heavy or dark mood that goes unchanged for weeks ... Continue Reading »
The world grows ever smaller, more connected, more crowded, and ironically, increasingly lonely for many of us. This is a problem with a whole host of unhappy consequences, not just for the individuals who experience it, but for society as a whole. It’s important to point out before I go any further that loneliness is ... Continue Reading »
How do you communicate with an emotion? This is not about talking ABOUT your feelings, but talking TO your feelings. It’s important, because emotional intelligence depends on a healthy two way communication loop; knowing which emotions are speaking and what messages they’re sending, and effectively sending messages back to them. So how do you to ... Continue Reading »
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SEED OF COLOR

June 28th, 2012
Give thanks for nature’s colors. They mirror human moods and remind us that this too shall pass. A blue mood gives way to a bright orange outlook. Dull grey indifference gives way to red hot passion. Green envy gives way to a rainbow of love and acceptance. Moods move through color’s shades, like the rise ... Continue Reading »
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SEED OF FLEXIBILITY

June 23rd, 2012
Stay flexible and you will not be bent out of shape. Keep an open mind and you will move to the mood of the moment. Be adaptable and you will stretch your expectations to fit the contours of reality. Pirouette with change and you will do back bends over anxiety. You have the grace and ... Continue Reading »
Are you in the driver’s seat when it comes to your health? If not, take the wheel and start driving. You will thrive in exact proportion to the amount of personal responsibility you take for your wellness. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been focused on thriving in body and mind. Now I want to ... Continue Reading »
Are you a lippy driver, specializing in drive-by insults and graphic hand gestures? “Forget world peace buddy- visualize using your turn signal. Hey, if you don’t like the way I drive, stay off the sidewalk…….. “ and similar pleasantries. You can tell a lot about a person by the way they drive. Maybe more to ... Continue Reading »