Category Archives: Depression

I walked a mile with Pleasure

I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chatted all the way; But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow, And ne’er a word said she; But, oh! The things I … Continue reading

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Creating Change through Acceptance

by Golda Poretsky at Everyday Feminism.com Photo credit: Rebeca Cygnus If there’s one thing I learned in my years as a dieter and as a coach, it’s this: Hating yourself doesn’t work – on any level. You can substitute “hating” for “fighting with,” “tormenting,” “being … Continue reading

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I Cry for Myself

By: Everchase If a newborn baby doesn’t see light within the first six weeks, it will go blind and remain so for the rest of its life. The same concept applies to the human spirit and its ability to form … Continue reading

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We the Sea

By: Janet Paleo Not a footstep to be heard   Not a fingerprint to be found   Not an impression left   On the shore   Of the sea. I wrote this poem a very long time ago when life seemed so bleak and dark. … Continue reading

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Hope for Diana

By: Angela Escobar For Diana, high school was a social nightmare.  College was filled with hours of studying in isolation.  After graduation, she landed a job that forced her socialize with others.  She had a phone at her work desk … Continue reading

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The Empty Chair at the Holiday Table: Getting Through Christmas After a Loss

By: Marie Hartwell-Walker, EdD, Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, DCC, and Angela Escobar, MA, BCC “I have felt pain, I have endured hardship, I have suffered loss of loved ones and I have memories I want to forget. However, these things … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning in Tragedy and Moving on Stronger

By: Nanette Stein I’ve experienced a unique situation that has taught me a surprising lesson about the scope of the human races’ ability to choose love over hate, understanding over anger, and belief over fear. I’d rather not have to … Continue reading

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11 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

Some days turn out better or worse than others – that’s a fact. But ultimately, the way we feel about our life and ourselves has the biggest impact on the outcome of each day.  Happiness and confidence can create outcomes … Continue reading

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What does recovery from mental illness and/or substance abuse and addiction mean to you?

By: Angela Escobar, MA, BCC Take a much-deserved moment to sit, appreciate, and reflect upon your journey to recovery. Believe it or not, there are many people out there that don’t realize that recovery is a true possibility for them.  … Continue reading

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Letting Go…

Unattributed To let go isn’t to forget, not to think about, or ignore.  It doesn’t leave feelings of anger, jealousy, or regret. Letting go isn’t about winning or losing.  It’s not about pride and it’s not about how you appear, … Continue reading

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