Category Archives: Mental Health

Balance and Self-Focus

Having a balanced life is generally considered a good thing (except by people whose lives are way out of balance).  You want a clean house, but not smelling like bleach.  Work and play.  Everyone shares in the conversation.  Determination and … Continue reading

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Opening a New Door

Ever wanted the ability to help people heal?   For people who do, this usually translates into becoming a doctor, or nurse, or dentist, or therapist, or emergency medical technician, or massage therapist, or psychologist, or self-help author, or minister, or … Continue reading

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Creative Re-Visioning

Ever come to a point in your life where everything seems to fall apart?  Maybe you made some unwise choices, or a relationship ended, or you got laid off, or your health starts to go, or something you really believed … Continue reading

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How do we react to the End of something?

There are or may be many endings in a life:  graduation from school, moving away from “home,” divorce, leaving a job, miscarriage, moving far away, buying a house, death of someone close to us, learning we have a terminal illness, … Continue reading

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zenhabits’ “Simplify,” by Leo Babauta

I enjoy reading blogs.   Blog entries inspire me, make me laugh, make me angry, make me happy, and help me learn.   Today I added “zenhabits“, by Leo Babauta, to my Bloglist.   The first entry I read impressed me:  “Simplify.” “Simplify” … Continue reading

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Waiting . . .

As a child, waiting for that gift-giving occasion when you’ve asked for something special.  Waiting for dinner when you are hungry now.  Being told, “Wait until your father gets home!” when you’ve done something wrong.  Waiting for your parent(s) to … Continue reading

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Thinking about “drama”

I’m not thinking about the sort of drama you see in plays, movies, or on television. Rather, “a situation or sequence of events that is highly emotional, tragic, or turbulent.” from Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 2003.   This … Continue reading

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