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This Day Is Done

It's been a good, long time. And I've enjoyed every day of it. You have ADHD? Me too. I'm a writer, so my default is to write about it. And so I have, right here at Psych Central, three times a week for nine years now. And, I loved doing that. It...


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Avoiding Social Media Pseudo Support System

 Pseudo Support Don't be fooled by social media! Social Media can be nothing more than "Pseudo" support. It can, at times, be more harmful than good. What are some of the pitfalls we should avoid? How can we use social media as a "positive" part of a recovery program? It does...


- Mental Health Humor By Chato Stewart

It’s a Cyber Monday

It's a Cyber Monday & I need some fiber! Fiber?? 1. a thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed. 2. dietary material containing substances such as cellulose, lignin, and pectin,...


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Today I Love My New Life

See you later ... Today I love my new life now that I do not have to create new blog posts for one place any more, at least not for the next little while, I'm calling it a vacation. I love that for the near future I no longer have to write...


- Mental Health Humor By Chato Stewart

Hyper-Hyping

June 1st is the "official" start of the hurricane season! It's almost September 1st and so many have been suffering due to "Hanna" "Isaias" "Laura" "Marco" on top of the protracted pandemic. (Very sad!) Not too many worries, huh?! (Insert snarky tone.) Living in Florida, for approximately the past two decades, you get use to ignoring all...


846 Posts Later…

It is time for me to say goodbye to everyone that has been a part of my journey at Psych Central. I have enjoyed the ups and downs of writing on a myriad...


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“Why Is My Family Always Fighting?” Intergenerational Trauma

Intergenerational trauma is a rare topic for mainstream society. Sadly, that's one of the reasons why a lot of families continue to suffer throughout generations. Do you have a family that seems to have problems throughout generations and display ingrained patterns of behavior? If so, you are not alone. In fact, these ingrained patterns may be...


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Today I Love Thoughts Of Liberty

I run on COFFEE!!! Today I love thoughts of liberty that wash over my mind and remind me of how free I was to write what I pleased when this blog was on Facebook as daily status updates. I love that in two days that liberty will be realized once again...


The Breaking and Already Known News is that TMS Therapy for Depression Works

The largest sample of individuals prospectively treated for a major depressive episode—TMS used among 5,000+ patients is now published in the peer-review literature. Information is power. It is essential to know the most possible when clinicians make treatment decisions for our patients’ needs. Over the past 15 years, there have been many studies about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy. It is clinically...


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Today I Love The Bustling Market

We'll take the low road Today I love the bustling market on a damp and blustery Saturday morning. I love that it is thriving and busy, our very own Owen Sound Farmers' Market is alive and seems to be doing well and that is good news for the longest...


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A Big Thank You from Weightless

You might've already heard that Healthline---which recently acquired Psych Central---will no longer be publishing blogs on the site. Since this will be my last post, I wanted to share how grateful I am to have written this blog for almost 11 years! (I published my first post in November 2009.)


Stress And Bipolar Disorder

When you have bipolar disorder, or any mental illness for that matter, there are things that can exacerbate your symptoms. In psychological circles, these are known as triggers. The trigger that affects me...