For article on the Seven Words that Will Change How Your View Your Mental Health, click on the photo above. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want … More Your Depression Does Not Define You
In recognition of Brain Awareness Week, I am re-featuring a guest article on how Our Brains are Sick, but that is Okay. Click on the photo above to read more of Talk of the Taylor’s excellent article! This week, keep your brain healthy. Get outside and go for a walk, talk to a friend, or … More Brain Awareness Week: Our Brains are sick, but that’s OK
A diagnosis does not have to be the end, it can be a new beginning. ___ I live with depression, but my diagnosis is not who I am. You and I are much greater than any illness or diagnosis that we may have received. “Diagnosis.” It’s just one word, but it is powerful. Getting a … More Become Your Diagnosis and Your Diagnosis Will Become You
Mental illness can be defined with just seven words. Be careful, because the words you choose will speak for you. ___ “When you miss work because of surgery, you get flowers and casseroles. When you are depressed and can’t come to work, you are seen as lazy and weak and no one knows how to … More Seven Words That Will Change How You View Mental Health
by The Talk of Taylor. Used with permission. People—it’s time to get real. Life is hard, and no one can deny that; no one would dare to try. But having a hard time and struggling with mental health are not one in the same.One is not valid while the other is a made up, imaginary … More Guest Post: Our Brains are sick, but that’s OK
For more on Your Healing Manifesto, click on the photo above for a link to the article. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to receive the latest … More 2017: Is it Time to Sign up for Your Healing Manifesto?
A manifesto is a public declaration or a call to arms. It’s time that you issue a healing manifesto, a declaration that healing is not only possible, but it is in your nature. ___ Your Healing Manifesto We declare that there is no future in the past, no hope in living from yesterday. We are … More Your Healing Manifesto
Your diagnosis does not have to define you ___ Fight. It’s what we do. We come into the world screaming and we often leave the planet still screaming and thrashing. Darwin called it the Survival Instinct, really it is just our innate sense of fighting against decline or suffering. We come into the world screaming and we … More How do You Accept Your Depression Without Surrendering to it?
Dr. Gabor Mate reminds us that who you surround yourself with can change your life. ___ What is normal? It’s an interesting question. We certainly know what is weird, abnormal and even crazy. In North America, we have over 500 disorders that tell us what, and (more importantly?) who, is pathological. For many of us, … More The Myth of Normal
Before you write off Facebook, stop: The person on the other end be more complex than you think. ___ I think we should create a social media platform where you can begin a discussion on one topic and then the conversation becomes wildly inappropriate and stupidly personal. And the longer you stay in a conversation, the more people … More How Facebook Changed My Mind About Mental Illness