Beyond Blue
September 2008 Archives

From the number of comments (over 200) posted to my “12 Ways to Make Friends” article I now know that many of us are lonely and would love a new friend. So I’ve revised my post, added one more place …Read More

We’ve had several discussions at Group Beyond Blue (at Beliefnet Community) about how we can welcome the newbies into our community and how to be sure not to miss those who need the support but might not be as chatty …Read More

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 …Read More

In case you’re confused, I accidentally published this last week. Sorry! Now it makes sense given today’s mindful Monday meditation. Some of you have already seen this video about my reading through my junior-high journals and the process of coming …Read More

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 …Read More

Dear God, I apologize if I don’t have the right image here, when reading about Jesus’s many temptations in the desert, where he fasted for 40 days. For my Christology class back in college we were assigned to read Nikos …Read More

The other night I was looking for an article when I came across this response to my post “Dear God: Why E-Harmony Has Got It Wrong” where I explained that I thought it was unfair that eHarmony includes depression among …Read More

I needs LOTS of coaching on perseverance because this essential virtue depends on another one called patience, which God ran out of the day He made me. Here are some beautiful quotes on perseverance: “Most of the things worth doing …Read More

Beliefnet’s health editor (and my editor), Holly Rossi, did an exceptional job of compiling a variety of different posts and galleries on a bipolar resource page. It’s like the Target of bipolar information. No need to go around to all …Read More

Writer Jennifer Egan published an excellent, comprehensive article about bipolar disorder among kids in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine. She profiles several different families as well talks to experts in the field, asking doctors how they go about diagnosing a …Read More