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Today I Love Engaging With My World

Today I Love Engaging With My World

Today I love engaging with my world at so many levels and for so many reasons. I love that most people reciprocate when they are engaged. I love how wildly...
Don’t Let Norman Rockwell Ruin Your Holidays

Don’t Let Norman Rockwell Ruin Your Holidays

With the holidays upon us, it is easy to picture the perfect family season.  Everyone gathered together in perfect harmony, multiple generations of relatives unified by genetics or marriage smiling...

3 Steps to Learning New Skills

Humans are learning machines.  From the day we are born and even before, our brains capture and encode our experiences. The mind is a web of connections with over a...
Dealing with Loneliness During the Holidays

Dealing with Loneliness During the Holidays

For some, the month of December rings in with a strong sense of joy and glee, as it’s a time when families gather together, there’s time off work, and people...
50 Things To Talk About Besides Dieting or Your Weight

50 Things To Talk About Besides Dieting or Your Weight

Around the dinner table, at the gym, at restaurants, at New Year’s Eve parties, it’s not uncommon for the conversation to turn to calories, cake, clothing sizes, diets and weight...
Podcast: Can People With Mental Illness Be Happy?

Podcast: Can People With Mental Illness Be Happy?

 Those of us with mental illness are asked many questions about our feelings. For a lot of us, the most difficult one to answer is, “Are you happy?” It’s...
The God Element

The God Element

“God wants a clean fight, What God wants God gets, Don’t look so surprised, It’s only dogma” Roger Waters  Ingrained in the human psyche is the “God element.” If you...
Your Next is Your Now

Your Next is Your Now

The nor’easter was blowing against our windows when I sat down, crossed my legs on the coffee table and heard the television evangelist claim, “Your next will be better than...
How To Create a Realistic Morning Routine

How To Create a Realistic Morning Routine

Talk to any personal development or self-improvement guru, and they’ll tell you the importance of the morning routine.  And everyone, from top athletes, musicians, and celebrities, to successful CEOs and...

Stigma And Bipolar Disorder

Hi. I am ElainaJ and I am here to talk about stigma while being beautifully bipolar. That is right. I am beautiful and I have bipolar disorder. See how that...
Hidden Reasons for Poor Work Performance

Hidden Reasons for Poor Work Performance

This was the third poor performance review that Gretchen received at her job. Her boss was puzzled. Gretchen said she always dreamt of being a designer and finally got this...
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New Drug Shown to Ease Pot Withdrawal, Lessen Use

New Drug Shown to Ease Pot Withdrawal, Lessen Use

A new drug can help people diagnosed with cannabis use disorder reduce withdrawal symptoms and marijuana use, according to a new study. According to recent national data, approximately one-third of...