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Anxiety Will Not Hold Me Back

Kylie Aloi | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kylie Aloi

Anxiety may not be the most pleasant experience in the world but I personally wouldn't trade it in. Throughout all of my exploring, I have come to see that those of us with anxiety seem to be a "type" of person.

7 Ways to Overcome Disappointment

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Disappointments leave us with the unpleasant task of squashing, crushing, and pinching lemons to extract any and all juice. Here, then, are a few of my techniques to turn sour into sweet.

10 Good Things About Depression

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

I do hereby appreciate the gifts that this ugly and manipulative beast (depression) has laid upon my table, and so--in David Letterman style I give you the top 10.

Writing "Beyond Blue": Keeping My End of the Bargain

Therese Borchard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Therese Borchard

Here I am. With my mission: to educate folks about mental illness and to offer support to those who, like myself, suffer from mood disorders.

Enough About Me -- What Do You Think About Me?

Therese Borchard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Therese Borchard

I go into this pub date knowing that my intention is pure, that I'm not merely interested in telling an entertaining tale to win friends and popularity.

Am I Depressed Or Just Deep?

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

I believed, along with all the other adults in my life, that my melancholy and sensitivity were part of my "special" make-up, that they were gifts to celebrate, not neuroses to treat.

For Thanksgiving: 12 Ways To Be Thankful

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

It has only been with much work and lots of practice that I have been able to cultivate gratitude and be genuinely thankful. Here are 12 techniques I use to help me get to the parent of all virtues.

7 Quick Ways To Calm Down

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

I'm easily overwhelmed. When my kids' exuberant screams reach a decibel level my ears can't tolerate, when Chuck E., the life-size "rat" at the pizza ...

On MLK Day: I, Too, Have a Dream

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.:I have a dream that one day I won't hold my breath every time I tell a person that I suffer from bipolar dis...