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Category Archives: Mental Health

Messed Up or What? Seriously

I really hope people contact me with ideas and thoughts re this post. You can reach me by responding to this blog post, on facebook IM, email or phone. The “Good-bye Flowers” email I got yesterday and blogged about put me in a tizzy. I’m strong about respecting others choices but I’m human and love …

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AA and Anti-Depressants

In 1986 I became aware that my drinking was a problem. I was in outpatient addiction recovery dealing with my food addiction issues. I’d also had depression for many years but thought it was a “bad personality” and had done no recovery for it. At that time a common theme in AA was that antidepressants …

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Dealing With My Biggest Problem First – My Own Anger

Anne and Rusty

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-last-best-cure/201405/15-ways-get-someone-out-your-head 15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head by¬†Donna Jackson Nakazawa found on Google My very own pain, my deep anger and my suicide ideation led me to hunting Google this morning – for “something”. I am in an all too familiar place of mentally living and reliving recent painful events. That always …

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“The Opposite of Depression is not Happiness…”

Anne and Rusty

“The Opposite of Depression is not Happiness but Vitality” Andrew Solomon on Depression:The Secret We Share – Link below: Do you know the difference between depression, grief and sadness? This video is the most authentic and moving talk I’ve ever heard about major depression and well worth listening to. Andrew Solomon describes in detail how …

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