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November 2007 Archives

Here’s another of Cathy’s post that I identified with. She’s right. Sometimes life is easier BEFORE therapy, back when you blissfully ignore the problems. Once you wake up to a Thanksgiving table full of dysfunctional folks (and we ALL are […]

Below are 10 forms of twisted thinking according to David Burns, M.D., author of “the Feeling Good Handbook.” Another great resource for cognitive behavioral therapy is Recovery, Inc. Founded by Abraham Low, this program teaches techniques to analyze negative thoughts […]

Dear God, In St. Paul’s letter to the Colossians (1:12-20), we read that each of us, your children here on earth, has a trust fund (yah!): Brothers and sisters: Let us give thanks to the Father, who has made you […]

Composed by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas in 1951 Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end […]

I’ve said this in prior posts: I don’t do stores in between Halloween and New Year’s. It’s not good for my health. So I’m not shopping today. I’m doing the second most dangerous activity to my health … traveling. Therefore, […]

For those of you brave enough to walk inside a Toys-R-Us today, here is a prior post on how the Gospel of Luke might be able to save your sanity if too many toys start talking to you. To read […]

And courtesy of Beyond Blue reader Nancy: I am thankful for the wife who says, “Hot dogs for supper” Because she is home with me, not someone else. I am thankful for the husband who is on the sofa being […]

1. A loving God I can’t hear most of the time. 2. A faithful and devoted husband who lets me publish our sex life online and allows me to share his dance techniques with my Beyond Blue readers. 3. Two […]

I became a Holly Hunter fan back in 1993 when she starred in “The Piano” as a mute woman who leaves her native Scotland with her daughter and her piano. Music was the way to her soul, and Holly Hunter […]

Back on my post “16 Ways Depression Is Like a Pumpkin,” Beyond Blue reader Kathy wrote this: I have been reading Beyond Blue for awhile. You may give hope to people with minimum to mild depression. But apparently you have […]