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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 […]

My friend, Fr. Joe, has an interesting perspective on heaven. On his post, “When it Comes to Heaven, it’s Good to have an Insurance Policy,” he writes: I get the weirdest remarks from people sometimes. A man said to me […]

I am very honored and flattered to be included in fellow blogger John McManamy’s picks of top mental health blogs. He’s chosen some of my favorites, as well, like Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project and Katherine Stone’s Postpartum Progress. Thanks so […]

This interview is from November, 2007. Thanks to both Larry Parker, who now has a blog, and Lilit Marcus for directing me toward Liz Spikol’s mental health blog, “The Trouble With Spikol.” I have so enjoyed following her blog because […]

For newbies, or for any reader wanting more information, I recently wrote out 10 steps to make your own self-esteem file. These instructions are featured in this Beliefnet gallery that you can get to by clicking here. Here’s my intro […]

A typical Saturday morning in our highly-sensitive house looks like this: 2:00 a.m. HSH (highly sensitive husband) goes downstairs to sleep on the couch because he keeps getting awoken by the loud snoring of his HSW (highly sensitive wife), who […]

Another way to make your spouse understand your bipolar disorder is to watch the video I taped a few months back with Eric and Dick (husband of guardian angel Ann) on what it’s like being married to a manic depressive. […]

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 […]

I enjoyed Sophie Keller’s blog post on the Huffington Post about trying new things, just like you did when you were a kid. Whenever I attempt a new endeavor or join a new club I always feel empowered … like […]

In his book, “The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs,” author Stephen Ilardi argues that the rate of depression among Americans is roughly ten times higher today than it was just two generations ago, and he […]

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