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What’s With All The Reboots?

Initially I thought there was a bunch of reboots cause Hollywood was creatively cracking. Then I thought well, some reboots are successful, so Hollywood does what it does best, it follows the crowd or trends (which is another form of not being creative.) Then I thought,...
Nine Ways To Increase Your Child’s Happiness

Nine Ways To Increase Your Child’s Happiness

One of the biggest desires for any parent is to ensure that their child is happy.  While rates of anxiety, depression and suicide continue to reach their highest levels among children,...
Me And Drugs

Me And Drugs

I don’t like the word “drug.” It’s too broad a definition and at the same time too narrow a perceived grouping. Substance is a much better word. Any substance that has a positive,...
Today I Love Getting My Swing Back

Today I Love Getting My Swing Back

Today I love getting my swing back and though it wasn’t consistent I managed to hit the ball mostly in the direction that I wanted to. I love that we found more balls than we lost,...
Podcast: Parents of Children With Mental Illness

Podcast: Parents of Children With Mental Illness

 Chrisa Hickey’s journey into mental health advocacy started when her son, Tim, was diagnosed with very early onset schizophrenia after being admitted to a psychiatric hospital for the first...
Struggling To Do Life’s Small Sh*t? It’s Okay.

Struggling To Do Life’s Small Sh*t? It’s Okay.

“Rice. No, she wants rice.” Those were the thoughts drowning the inner depths of my mind as I watched my 14-year-old daughter’s hand pull the bag of rice from the cabinet....
The 3 Pillars of Mental Health  

The 3 Pillars of Mental Health  

In recent years, researchers have emphasized that mental health is just as important as physical health when it comes to a person’s overall wellbeing. Our mental health encompasses our psychological,...
Starting and Stopping With ADHD

Starting and Stopping With ADHD

I’ve mentioned before how ADHDers have a tendency to avoid tasks, even when we know it doesn’t make sense. When we talk about avoiding tasks,...
Loneliness and the Elderly

Loneliness and the Elderly

Are the elderly lonely or not? A post I wrote last week cited a study that claims that people over

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