Beyond Blue
November 2008 Archives

My editor, Holly, (check out HER website) created the group “How to Stress Less” a year or so ago on Beliefnet Community. It has 1,000 members and is full of helpful discussions on how to manage stress. Here’s the official […]

We at Beliefnet are excited to announce ten nominees for the eighth annual Most Inspiring Person of the Year award. The nomination is a yearly recognition by Beliefnet readers and editors of noteworthy humanitarian actions that inspire and encourage us […]

On Mindful Monday, my readers and I practice the art of pausing, TRYING to be still, or considering, ever so briefly, the big picture. We’re hoping this soul time will provide enough peace of mind to get us through the […]

In addition to joining Facebook, I also built a website (with Eric’s help) because, well, I saw that all the other rats had them and I didn’t, so I thought I should have one. Here it is: You can […]

I can see why Gretchen Rubin’s blog and website are so popular. She translates abstract theories and philosophies into simple language, mines the biographies of spiritual masters for happiness tools, and is basically a user-friendly happiness manual in one stop. […]

On Fridays I will address a question related to depression and find the answer from an expert. If you have a question you want answered, please ask it on the combox of this post, and I’ll try my best to […]

As part of his comment, Dr. Ron Pies provided the link to another of his articles, “The Anatomy of Sorrow: A Spiritual, Phenomenological, and Neurological Perspective,” which I found incredibly fascinating (of course, I’m obsessed with the brain and how […]

Continuing the conversation from yesterday about being highly sensitive … Here’s an excerpt from Aron’s book, which helps to lay out the pros and cons of a being a person who should stay away from Disney World and Toys-R-Us (as […]

In my video post I mentioned Elaine Aron’s book, “The Highly Sensitive Person.” I advise all depressives to read it, because most of you are going to be highly sensitive (which is not a bad thing at all). I was […]

Hail to my blogging buddy, Katherine Stone, who was just named WebMD 2008 Health Hero! Congrats Katherine!! Here’s what the say about her (you can read about all the recipients by clicking here): Mother Taps Into Her Own Experience to […]