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At The Right Time

At The Right Time

“When one door closes another opens, but you might have to wait in the hall.” Tom O’Connor  So much of life is in patience and waiting for the right time....
OCD and the Need to Be in Control

OCD and the Need to Be in Control

In my previous post, I discussed 6 common themes in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Starting with today’s entry, in a series of 5 posts, I will be discussing additional aspects of obsessive-compulsive...
6 Things I’m Not Doing This Holiday Season

6 Things I’m Not Doing This Holiday Season

  As Christmas and the New Year approach, it’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy — the sense that you must do more, spend more, be more. All...
OCD: 20 Rules that Govern Me

OCD: 20 Rules that Govern Me

For the most part, I’m aware and tolerant of my obsessions and compulsions (hence, obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD), but there are still times that they stand in my way,...
What’s Left Is Right

What’s Left Is Right

Wow, this sounds like it might be deep. It actually sounds like it has something to do with Occum’s Razor, the problem solving method that suggests that if you remove...
Today I Love The Serene Quiet Of This Day

Today I Love The Serene Quiet Of This Day

Today I love the serene quiet of this day of misty grey skies and cool, chilling, motionless air. I love that the freshness outside the front door makes me thankful...
When You Don’t Know Who You Are

When You Don’t Know Who You Are

Have you ever had one of those moments when you suddenly learn something new and shocking about yourself and this makes you think, “Do I even know myself at all?”...
Best of Our Blogs: December 14, 2018

Best of Our Blogs: December 14, 2018

I’m listening to probably my third or fourth online summit this year. It’s amazing how much research there is on alternative ways to heal including information on various contributors to...
Hobbled Holidays

Hobbled Holidays

Yes, we’re doing another holiday episode, because I know a bunch of you are with me in the same leaky boat. Let’s see if this sounds anything like your life…...
Avoiding Tasks and ADHD

Avoiding Tasks and ADHD

ADHD is a condition that’s as much about what you don’t do as what you do. Avoiding tasks that are unpleasant or simply uninteresting is a common sign of ADHD....
I Won Part II

I Won Part II

It’s not exactly buyers remorse cause I didn’t buy anything but, I don’t feel good about the decision I made to agree in the mediation to fire the temporary conservator,...
Why Helping Others Helps Us

Why Helping Others Helps Us

    Mahatma Gandi once said that the best way to find ourselves is to lose ourselves in the service to others. Yet a fascinating study shows that just how...
The Benefits Of Social Media On Mental Health

The Benefits Of Social Media On Mental Health

I have found so many benefits of social media on my mental health, especially when it comes to dealing with my Bipolar Disorder and my physical illnesses. For me, Twitter...