Living Creatively with Moods

Changing Bad Habits: Helpful Resources
June 19, 2012

If you talk to anyone who has worked to help people with serious bad habits (smoking, sex addiction, gambling, drug use)…

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What is Biofeedback?
June 17, 2012

Biofeedback is a stress management technique that uses devices that give you information about your body’s physiologic response to stress. The…

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The Importance of Good Relationships
June 17, 2012

Good relationships are one of the foundations of creative living. In another post, we talked about one of the most effective…

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The Practice of Tacking: How to Get Going
June 16, 2012

Sometimes it is important to get going. We generally think that it is wise to have a clear idea of where…

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Sleep: Helpful books for Insomnia
June 15, 2012

It’s one of great ironies of working with people with trouble sleeping that often the path to better sleep heads first…

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The Super Mood Stabilizer
June 14, 2012

The Super Mood Stabilizer From time to time we run across people who seem to do everything wrong, in terms of…

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Successful Job Hunting
June 13, 2012

No we aren’t going to offer suggestions about how to find your next job (although there is a link below to…

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Smoking (Marijuana)
June 9, 2012

Lots of folks with depression and bipolar use marijuana to help feel more stable. We like to keep an open mind…

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Having Kids
June 9, 2012

Having kids is always challenging, a source of joy but also a source of anxiety. And having depression can add to…

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Diet and Weight Loss
June 8, 2012

The topic of losing weight is one that is charged with emotional significance for many individuals. Perhaps in keeping with that…

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Mindfulness and Helpful Resources
June 6, 2012

Mindfulness: it is the “in” thing in mental health. The practice of mindfulness really does work to help create more satisfying…

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Cynical Hostility: Chill Out, Live Longer
June 5, 2012

Cynical hostility is a personality style of cynicism and mistrust in social relationships. In a recent study, researchers from France and…

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Supplements for Mood
June 4, 2012

There are lots of supplements that are supposed to help with mood and energy and overall health. We try to keep…

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The Morning Ritual: Starting Your Day Off Right
June 4, 2012

The Morning Ritual– For people who are trying to live creatively with moods, it is often extremely important how the day…

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Anxiety
June 3, 2012

Anxiety often goes hand in hand with mood cycles. In fact, for some people anxiety is a bigger problem than depression….

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Books on Depression That We Recommend
June 2, 2012

Books on Depression this is a short list of the books that we  most often recommend when people are dealing with…

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Books on Bipolar Disorder
June 2, 2012

One of the things that we want to do on this site is share resources that have been helpful to others….

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MoodSurfing ™ 101 : Depression – Video Included
June 1, 2012

Part of the preparation for this site has been a lot of thinking about “what works” to help people live better…

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Day One: Welcome to Our New Website, Moodsurfing!
May 30, 2012

Welcome to Moodsurfing! This is the first post on this new website. We have been thinking about doing this for at…

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