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Small Rewards
March 13, 2013

A young woman who was scheduled to go on a big trek in the Himalayas was not doing the training she…

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Fish Oil Update
March 11, 2013

Since so many people with bipolar and depression take fish oil we thought we would pass on some information in a…

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WorkSurfing
February 21, 2013

The New York Times recently published an intriguing article entitled “Relax, You Will Be More Effective.” It arrived at just the…

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Be Helpful
February 6, 2013

We love today’s post from Just One Thing! (And yes, we have had several references to this site in the last…

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Mary Poppins: Overcoming the Winter Months
February 6, 2013

What I most want to have available to me in the long winter months, to help me with my patients with…

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Silver Linings
February 4, 2013

We have heard interesting rumors about the new movie “Silver Linings Playbook” that is supposed to address some of the issues involved…

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Something Fishy
December 12, 2012

Journal Watch (which is published by the very well respected New England Journal of Medicine) recently reviewed the evidence about omega…

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Having Plenty
December 11, 2012

We have been talking about the many forms of craving (food, love, sex, etcetera) and how the desire to have these…

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Two Minute Meditation
December 8, 2012

Sometimes when we most need to get to the meditative or mindful state… it can be hardest to get there. For…

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Traveling
November 27, 2012

Traveling can be exciting, but it can also be very stressful. It is particularly important for people living with moods to do…

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ACT
November 23, 2012

The “hot” thing in the therapy world these days is something called ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). The radical notion behind…

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All About Happy: Resources
November 7, 2012

What makes us happy? How can we have more happiness? Is happiness just the absence of sadness and depression? These are…

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Carl Rogers Quotes from Becoming a Person
October 29, 2012

Carl Rogers was one of the most influential people in my life. In a time of turbulence and uncertainty I find…

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Starting a Forum
October 19, 2012

We have finally gotten started with our online forum. This is a place where frequent visitors and subscribers can ask questions,…

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Unemployment
October 17, 2012

What to do when you suddenly find yourself unemployed? Over the years, we’ve helped a bunch of folks through the challenge…

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Healthy Pleasures
October 4, 2012

Sometimes we can be so overwhelmed, or so depressed, that we forget what it is that gives, or used to give,…

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Self Confirming Beliefs
September 18, 2012

There are dangerous ideas that can shape an entire life. Ideas that suggest that “no one will ever really love me”…

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Breathing Techniques
August 27, 2012

One of the oldest “self help” practices is based on breathing, changing how we breathe in order to reduce stress and…

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Online Resources
August 26, 2012

There is so much information on the internet. And so much misinformation. How to find good answers to your questions? This…

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Creatine for Depression in Women
August 25, 2012

In a small study of depressed women the dietary supplement creatine significantly boosted the response to an SSRI (serotonin antidepressant). Creatine…

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