Beyond Blue
March 2008 Archives

I have become increasingly aware that one of the stumbling blocks to my recovery from depression is my inability to make decisions, and my disdain for closing options. And yet closing doors is good for your sanity. Even in writing […]

I wanted to thank all of you for your supportive comments regarding my boundary struggle lately with work and family. It was helpful for me to see how many others are at the same place. Like Beyond Blue reader Lisa […]

Thanks to Beyond Blue Group member iLibertyi for starting the interesting discussion thread on Group Beyond Blue in Beliefnet’s Community called “Setting Boundaries,” which you can get to by clicking here. iLibertyi starts the thread with this comment: It seems […]

One of my very favorite movies is the 1965 classic, “The Sound of Music,” because I get goose bumps when Julie Andrews sings “My Favorite Things” to the children. What a powerful message for those of us living with depression. […]

I wish all my Beyond Blue readers a very happy and hope-filled Easter. May the miracle of the empty tomb fill your homes with peace and joy (at least for a day, anyway).

Thanks a million to Beyond Blue reader Stephanie for this cute find. All I need to know I learned from the Easter Bunny! Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Everyone needs a friend who is all ears. There’s […]

If you are up Saturday morning getting ready for some Easter egg hunt somewhere, tune into Fox and Friends at 7:50. I’ll be discussing my piece, “9 Ways to Live the Resurrection.” Worry not, I bring no models or chocolate […]

Related to Jim Martin’s “America” article is his Op-Ed piece for the “New York Times,” in which he explains the Vatican’s canonization procedures. Again, I’m impressed with how succinctly Jim is able to explain a very complicated subject. He is […]

You’ve heard of people praying with the saints. I’ve done plenty of crying with the saints. But laughing with the saints? I hadn’t thought of going there until Fr. Jim sent me this youtube video of his presentation at the […]

This Lent has been a tough one for me, and you all have been like Simon, helping me to carry the cross. I guess I just wanted to say thank you. And I hope the Beyond Blue community can be […]