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2015 Mental Health Humor

Something Stinks! How to Handle Hygiene Issues the Non-Tactful Way

Sign: (Sale) (Winter Sale 50% Off)
Box: hygiene issues the non-tactful way
Caption: It’s Been 65 years! You can atleast get rid of that rancid Scarf!

OH, it’s COLD out! In today's Mental Health Humor cartoon, we find Frosty the Snowman with a Village Child. It's 65 years later after that fateful day he came to life, still wearing the same old mildew and mold infested top hat and rotten and rancid wool scarf.
How to Handle Hygiene Issues the Non-Tactful Way
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2012 Mental health Humor Cartoons

Do You Belong in Anger Management Therapy?

Anger is one of the most explosive emotions we humans have in our repertoire of feelings. How we handle anger says a lot about who we are as people.

Do we get mad and basically blow the top of our heads off, yelling and screaming like a banshee* to blow off steam? Or do we hold it inside and let it build up till one day we implode? Yes, I truly believe there are two types of angry people...Explosive and implosive!
It's like in the 2003 Adam Sandler movie "Anger Management," when Dr. Buddy Rydell (played by Jack Nicholson) says:
"Dave, there are two kinds of angry people in this world: explosive and implosive. Explosive, which is the most common, is the type of individual you see screaming at a grocery store cashier for not taking his coupon. Implosive, the least common, is the cashier at the store who remains quiet at his job day after day until he then finally loses it and just shoots everyone in the store. You're the cashier." 
Both types of anger have devastating affects on our mental and physical health. Many atrocities have occurred while in the grips of an angry rage. Therefore, controlling our anger is not just about bringing us peace of mind; it can also have long-lasting health benefits.
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Facing Us Video Contest


When I won the 1st place in the DBSA 2009 Facing Us Video Contest, I could not of envisioned/believed how much positive empowerment that little video would bring myself and others. The truth is... I thought after I got the prize money that would be the end of the video.

Not so fast!  That video helped me get to my first DBSA conference in 2010... Being there lead me to being able to do Stand -up comedy for the first time... I thought, "cool" nothing else could come from the video right...?
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2011 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

Melon-Headed Father

Lobster: You are not like your Melon-Headed Father! You must find your our own Porpoise!

Title: Deep Wisdom
My wife did not get this joke.  Well, not until I told her about the Genus Peponocephala electra also called the Melon-headed Whale. Don't let the term "Whale" throw you off; melon-headed whales are a dolphin species sometimes called by other names like "many-toothed blackfish" and "electra dolphin."

They are usually found in tropical warm-temperate waters throughout the world. My dad lived in Florida so I think the connection to him being a Melon-Head fit well with this cartoon...
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