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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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...
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