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December 2008 Archives

Happy winter solstice to all my Beyond Blue readers. I am celebrating by staring into my HappyLite! Here’s an interesting article about the possible genetic predisposition to SAD published by NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness: The holidays are a […]

For all of you around tomorrow doing last minute preparations for the Holidays, drop by the cyber holiday party hosted by Group Beyond Blue at Beliefnet Community. Thanks to Group Beyond Blue member Plaidypus for putting it together!

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 […]

Yah!!!!! This just in from PsychCentral, the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health network: Beyond Blue was voted among the top ten depression blogs. Read all the other picks in Sandra Kiume’s story by clicking here. This is what […]

Watch “It’s a Wonderful Life,” and during the part where George is about to jump list the reasons why you couldn’t. Place that list in your “Self-Esteem File.” If you couldn’t think of anything, click here for Beliefnet’s “Find a […]

Guess what I was doing two years ago today? Publishing my first Beyond Blue post! I want to take the opportunity to thank my dear Beyond Blue readers for all of your encouragement, inspiration, and support over the last 24 […]

In April 2006, one month out of the psych unit at Johns Hopkins hospital, I composed my first raw and candid piece about my depression, inspired by Montgomery County Executive Douglas Duncan who withdrew his candidacy for governor of Maryland […]

Although I’ve suffered from depression and anxiety from the moment I was induced from my mother’s womb, I officially joined the elite club in 1989, my freshman year at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, when I went by […]

Do unto others what you came up with when you were sober.

A few days after my posts on the topic of bullying, Beyond Blue reader Barbara sent me an e-mail and asked if, in response to bullying, she might share a piece about her grandmother and how much she meant to […]