Some days, doing “the best we can” may still fall short of what we would like to be able to do, but life isn’t perfect-on any front-and doing what we can with what we have is the most we should expect of ourselves or anyone else. -Fred Rogers TO LEAVE A COMMENT SCROLL DOWN
What is depression? Depression is a serious mood disorder that affects your whole body including your mood and thoughts. It touches every part of your life. It’s important to know that depression is not a weakness or character flaw. It’s a chemical imbalance in your brain that needs to be treated. If you have oneContinue reading “Major Depression”
To help you recognize depression that warrants concern, whether in yourself or a loved one, here are eight depression symptoms — some of which you might even find surprising — that you shouldn’t ignore. Trouble sleeping Although depression can sap energy and motivation during the day, a person may often lie awake at night, unable toContinue reading “8 Depression Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore”
It’s not easy to commit to something new and this applies to our relationships too. When the magical allure of the initial attraction wears off, and when it’s time to decide whether you want to be with this person or not, a brief period of indecisiveness is quite normal. But for many people, this periodContinue reading “How relationship anxiety could play havoc with your love life”
Tanya Albert Henry Contributing News Writer Alcoholism wasn’t always seen as a disease needing treatment, and the American Medical Association’s work was on the forefront of changing how the court system viewed and treated those who cannot control their alcohol consumption. Over the years, the U.S. Supreme Court has looked to AMA policies and an amicus briefContinue reading “Court listened to AMA on defining alcoholism as a disease, not a crime”
Introduction Zuclopenthixol (brand names Cisordinol, Clopixol and others), also known as zuclopentixol, is a medication used to treat schizophrenia … What is Zuclopenthixol?
People (Births) 1933 – Benedict Groeschel, American priest, psychologist, and talk show host (d. 2014). Benedict Groeschel Benedict Joseph Groeschel,… On This Day … 23 July
“Happiness is a choice.” It’s a message that you probably come across fairly often. While it’s probably meant to be motivational and positive most of… Happiness Is Not a Choice
People (Births) 1881 – Augusta Fox Bronner, American psychologist, specialist in juvenile psychology (d. 1966). 1893 – Karl Menninger, American … On This Day … 22 July
A while back, a post about choosing to be positive came up in my WP Reader feed. The blogger mentioned that “our mind is something we do and can have… How Much Control Do You Have Over Your Mind?
Have you ever wondered why antidepressant side effects seem to be worse at the beginning, or why it takes so long for them to actually start doing … Antidepressant Side Effects & Delayed Therapeutic Effect
Introduction If you’ve been following my blog for a while now you are probably aware that I suffer from anxiety and depression. I haven’t talked too … Natural Remedies For Depression
Probably many of us living with mental illness have wondered at some point where the heck it came from. Nature? Nurture? A hodgepodge of both? … The Role of Heredity in Mental Illness
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Political correctness drives some people crazy, while others think that being careful about language is necessary to keep from causing offence. There… Is Political Correctness Helpful or Ineffective?
Part of the problem with the word disabilities is that it immediately suggests an inability to see or hear or walk or do other things that many of us take for granted. But what of people who can’t feel? Or talk about their feelings? Or manage their feelings in constructive ways? What of people whoContinue reading “THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MR. ROGERS”
“Be kind even if the person your being kind to doesn’t respect your kindness. It shows growth and maturity, and you will be rewarded in time.”―Joshua Bridges “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”― Plato “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodnessContinue reading “JULY 5TH-FOOD FOR THOUGHT”
Mental illness is often stigmatized. We talk about what those fighting mental illness struggle with and what it’s like dealing with a mental disorder… Facing Challenges: 5 Misunderstood Mental Health Conditions
There’s an elephant in the room. This enormous, grey creature is stomping his feet and swinging his trunk, but still, we all pretend not to notice. … Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Every day, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. In many communities, these problems are increased by less access to care, cultural stigma and lower quality care. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. But, one’s culturalContinue reading “YOUTH VILLAGES STORIES”