Beyond Blue
June 2008 Archives

Okay, so statistically speaking, there are more women than men who suffer from mood disorders. Having to do, maybe, with all the hormonal shifts we go through during our lives. Yes, PMS and all of it. But Group Beyond Blue […]

I think I’m getting stronger. I may in fact be growing in my recovery from depression and anxiety and addiction. Because I’m getting angrier more often. For a long time, I had no temper because I never demanded respect for […]

Fellow blogger, Therapy Doc, has great post on anger. I’ve excerpted parts of it below, but click here to get to her entire post. It will have you fuming!!! (Kidding, of course.) There’s another “new” development in therapy. New is […]

There is a great discussion thread on anger started by Group Beyond Blue member Belleo that you can find by clicking here, or going to the group discussion board of Group Beyond Blue at Beliefnet Community. Thanks Belleo! To read […]

Dear Readers– Due to a planned technical upgrade taking place on Wednesday June 11th, the Beliefnet Blogs will not display any new content, and commenting will be disabled. We aim to be back up and running by the end of […]

One reason I drag my kids to Lothian, Maryland (about 20 miles south of Annapolis) once a month to visit Fr. Joe Girzone, author of the bestselling Joshua series, is so that they believe me when I tell them that […]

I spent an hour last week telling my therapist that I wasn’t a perfectionist, and that David’s disabling perfectionism had nothing to do with my behavior. That’s partially true. I’m not a perfectionist in that I’m a slob. My house […]

Hara Estroff Marano suggests the following techniques in her article, “Pitfalls of Perfectionism,” to let go of perfectionsim: Perfectionists fear that if they give up perfectionism, they won’t be good anymore at anything; they’ll fall apart. In fact, perfectionism harms […]

Beliefnet is running a survey about its social networking site. Since so many of you belong to our group there, Beyond Blue, I thought I‘d post a link to the survey that you can get to by clicking here. Thanks […]

Dear God, In the Gospel of Matthew (9:9-13), we read: While [Jesus] was at table in his house, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat with Jesus and his disciples. The Pharisees saw this and said to his disciples, […]