A long time ago in a city far far away… _________ I still remember the summer when my father set up the tent trailer in our yard. I practically lived in that thing. It was an escape from being in the house, but close enough to get peanut butter and jam sandwiches. I was Luke … More Action Figures Have Made Me who I Am Today
Last week I wrote about what Batman taught me about happiness. In the post, I ask the question, “What’s holding you back from doing the things that make you feel alive?” “Jason Todd (Robin) is a survivor, someone who could be considered damaged goods. But even with his trauma, Jason has been able to do … More Batman and Robin: Mental Health Superheroes
Four things you need to know about your inner Critic ___________ So you are a driven man? Well, honestly I’m surprised that you took time to read this. Most of us, the driven type, don’t have time to read articles that bring attention to who we are or what we do. There I said it… … More I Am a Driven Man, And It’s Killing Me
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Reblogged from the New England Medical Journal; article By Michael S. Weinstein, M.D., M.B.E. • • • One might have predicted my fall. I have had depression and dysthymia since my teen years. When I was a third-year resident with increasing operative independence, a couple of surgical complications threw me into a funk. I convinced myself … More The Doctor and His Quiet Depression
Your ADHD gives you something that no one else has: a mental Swiss Army Knife! ___ ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Why is it that ADHD is defined by deficits rather than strengths? (For a more clinical discussion of ADHD, including diagnostic symptoms, please refer to this Healthline article.) As someone who is learning to … More 10 Reasons ADHD is an Advantage, Not a Deficit
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I grew up thinking that if life kicks you where it hurts, that means that your life sucks. Life will try to kick you until you tune out, numb out or get out of the game. Life IS hard, but life is also incredible. “Life gets difficult and people change… or is it that people … More Life WILL Kick You Where it Hurts. So What?
To learn more about “A Conversation that Has Changed My Life,” Click on the photo. I write articles that talk about the kind of changes I am trying to make in my own life. I hope that my writing also helps you. My topics include addiction and mental health recovery, relationships, and personal growth. I … More Fulfilling My Dream Began With a Conversation
To learn more about “A Conversation that Has Changed My Life,” Click on the photo. I write articles that talk about the kind of changes I am trying to make in my own life. I hope that my writing also helps you. My topics include addiction and mental health recovery, relationships, and personal growth. I … More For Incredible Things Can Happen, All that it Takes is Willingness