Donna's Deals and More13 Misconceptions about Depression - donnahup.com. It’s been over a week and all the talk about depression has ceased.
The problem is that for those of us who battle depression it has not ceased. In fact we face it every single day. It doesn’t go away when people stop talking about it. I thought that it might be nice to bring up some common misconceptions about depression. Last week I wrote my most personal post ever. Memory and Summer Math Review. It’s easy to procrastinate in the summer.
Dear Friends, Many students believe it’s best to leave their summer math review for the end of the summer; they fear that if they do the work too early they will have forgotten the material again by September. In fact, the best way to make learning stick is to work at it consistently and review all summer long. The brain is exposed to a barrage of information every day, so how does it decide what to keep and what to forget? One big marker is repetition. The brain receives most facts only once, and because those bits of information never show up again they don’t need to be remembered. HealthyPlace : "You are so much stronger than ... ADHD and the Fate of the World. Recently, I had the opportunity to re-read Conversations with God: Book 3 by Neale Donald Walsch.
In his third and concluding book of the CWG trilogy, Walsch recommends a book written by Thom Hartmann as further reading. I wondered if this was the same Thom Hartmann who’d written Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception, one of the first books I’d read about ADHD shortly after my diagnosis. Hartmann’s book is a favorite of mine, one I’ve cited often, so I was eager to learn if The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight: The Fate of the World and What We Can Do Before It’s Too Late, the sociopolitical treatise recommended by Walsch was written by the same author.
Hartmann, known for his revolutionary “Hunter/Farmer Hypothesis” of ADHD, stands out from the pack. His ADHD classic is innovative, his hypothesis reflects a fresh, bold approach, and one that resonates with me. “Our problems derive not from our technology, our diet, violence in the media, or any other one thing we do. 10 Incredible Quotations About The Power Of Your Thoughts. You have power over your mind – not outside events.
Realize this, and you will find strength. — Marcus Aurelius Man’s mind is his very essence. Wherever your thoughts are, that is where you are – all of you. — Rebbe Nachman of Breslov What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. — Plutarch. New Beginnings Need a New Attitude. New beginnings often are exciting, yet terrifying — no one knows what the future holds.
Unlimited possibilities lie behind the door to your new beginning: successes and failures, ups and downs, and even some smiles and frowns. The past is sometimes easier to reflect upon because it is finite, it is done and it cannot offer new surprises in your life. The past, in a sense, is easier to control; the present and future seems mystical and uncontrollable. Since you do not know what’s behind the next door or written in the next chapter of your life, it is important to utilize transitional life tools at these pinnacle times in your life. These tools give us the strength and courage to aid us in adjusting to a new chapter in our lives. Stand Up For Mental Health Campaign. Written by Samantha Gluck Welcome to the HealthyPlace.com Stand Up For Mental Health campaign, dedicated to eliminating the stigma of mental illness, including self-stigma, and letting others know that talking about mental health openly is a good thing.
If you have already publicly disclosed that you have a mental illness, or you’re ready to, we hope you’ll join the Stand Up for Mental Health campaign. Or, even if you do not have a mental health disorder but you feel stigma and discrimination are destructive and wrong, we encourage you to join us in our efforts. You can join us by displaying one of our campaign buttons on your website, blog or social site. What is the Stand Up for Mental Health Campaign About? Why Is It Time to Stand Up for Mental Health? Like other groups throughout history, people with a mental illness have been marginalized, discriminated against and made to feel like second class citizens. Types of Bipolar Disorder - Bipolar.Answers.com.
Self-Harm and Shoveling Away Those Winter Blues. Bad Sleep is the Enemy. #mentalhealth #mhblogs. The enemy, I tell ya.
A big ugly scary monster who sneaks up on you in the dark. An enemy who throws you off balance…off kilter…just OFF. Waking Up with Anxiety. Why Can't I Just Get Out of Bed? Is your anxiety worse in the morning?
Do you think, ‘why can’t I just get out bed’? I’m rarely on speaking terms with breakfast. The thought of getting up, a whole new day, it can be paralyzing. Choose Your Own Adventure.