Commitment

The Myth of “I Should Have Done Better”

Try a bit of compassion instead. “When we know better, we do better.” --Maya Angelou Linda: I’m from the school of thought that we are all doing the best we can with the level of consciousness that we have achieved at any give time. People do all manner of things that hurt other people and that hurt themselves,...
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From Chato Stewart's Mental Health Humor
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- Mental Health Humor By Chato Stewart

#HappyFriday

Today I am happy about: Today I'm Happy I got up early Today I'm Happy I got a lot of work done Today I'm Happy for finishing drawing 10 Mental Health Humor cartoons. Today I'm Happy...
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General

New Study Explains Why We Find Narcissists So Attractive

Why do we fall for them when we know we shouldn’t? Narcissists LOVE themselves. And, unfortunately, according to science, we love them too, which doesn’t seem fair. Shouldn’t there be something fundamentally unattractive about a person who finds themselves so damned attractive? Apparently not. You’re Not The Kind Of Girl
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General

10 Ways to Prevent Mania and Hypomania

Bipolar disorder is one of the most difficult illnesses to treat because by addressing the depression part of the illness, you can inadvertently trigger mania or hypomania. Even in Bipolar II, where the hypomania is less destabilizing than the often-psychotic manic episodes of Bipolar I, persons often experience from a
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General

Belonging to Many Social Groups Matters More in Some Cultures

Decades of psychology research have shown something that pretty much makes sense: people who belong to more social groups tend to be happier. People who belong to multiple social groups have more access to social support, so it didn’t really come as a surprise when study after study confirmed that
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General

Why Do We Do Things We Know Are Bad for the Environment?

Over the last couple decades, it has become common knowledge that we’ve got some problems with the environment. “Global warming” has become a household word, and people are starting to realize that some of the ways we do things aren’t sustainable. At the same time, not much has changed in
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Hope

Today I Love Friday Morning Outings

Perfect day ... Today I love Friday morning outings and today's outing is to the golf course. I love that I achieved what I set out to achieve this week and that going golfing is the reward I promised myself. I love that I am going with friends who are...
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ADHD

ADHD Tees Off

Par for the ADHD course Did you know I golf? Yep I do. And you know what? I'm not bad at it. Okay, that was a lie, I do play golf, but I'm bad at it. But the thing is, I don't care that I'm bad at it. And the deeper truth...
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Men’s Mental Health Perspectives

Men's Mental Health: Canadian Perspectives is a short video interviewing men and women in the street in Montreal. Starting with "I don't know" in answer to questions, it turns out that people do actually have lots of insights about men's mental health and how to approach getting help. The video is produced by Dr Rob Whitley from McGill University.
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Uncategorized

Summertime Depression: 4 Reasons Some People Suffer From Depression

  Summer for most people is typically viewed as a time for fun, sun, vacations, relaxation, endless days, etc. However, for some people summers can be a very depressing or difficult time in their life.  Emotional difficulties and challenges in the summer is often viewed as summer depression. Surprisingly, summer depression actually has a biological cause, it...
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ADHD

Auditory Processing Disorder Vs. ADHD

Introduction Is it Auditory Processing Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? This article will describe the symptoms associated with Auditory Processing Disorder and describe the similarities and differences between Auditory Processing Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. What Is Auditory Processing Disorder? What is Auditory Processing Disorder? According to , the following information...
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