It’s true: Taking little risks, every day, will help you to feel more alive. We cannot control happiness, but when we can live more by our values, we will feel more alive. So will coffee, being outside in sub-zero weather, seeing the latest Star Wars movie, or having a near-death experience, buying a new house … More Taking Little Risks Every Day Will Help You to Feel More Alive
Click on the photo for the rest of the article, “I Want to Fall Apart… But Maybe Not Until Next Week Tuesday.” Keep it Real Photo by Ali Yahya on Unsplash
“Pay attention!” If we don’t pay our taxes, what happens? The government gets our attention, and then it will demand our interest. In the same way, if we don’t take a moment and pay attention, what happens? One way or another, life will do something to get our attention. And then life will also demand … More Either Choose to Pay Attention or Life Will Demand it… with Interest
Myth #3: Mental health is medical For the rest of the article, “The 6 Myths that can Rob Us of Our Mental Health,” click on photo. Keep it Real Photo by Andrew Officer
If someone you know is depressed, telling them to cheer up won’t help. And a few more things that you should avoid saying: Just get outside and you feel better… You need a pet… When are you going back to work? You think too much… Just fake it ’til you make it… You will feel … More What is the Best Thing You Can Say to Someone Who is Depressed?
“I want to fall apart. But then I take a breath… “ ____ I want to fall apart. But safely. I don’t want anyone to get hurt. No bumps or bruises… this time. I don’t want to be like Humpty, and I don’t want my family to worry. So I want to fall apart quietly, … More I Want to Fall Apart… But Maybe Not Until Next Week Tuesday
In 2000, I was diagnosed with an adjustment disorder. I wondered if it was something that I should talk to my Chiropractor about. I had never heard about it before, nor did anyone I knew. Even today, 18 years later, it is still a disorder that we rarely talk about. In 2000, I was diagnosed … More Adjustment Disorder: The Unnoticed Mental Illness