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Today I Love Warm Socks Today I love warm socks and the stupid thing is that I have not yet put socks on. Once this is written, I am going to go put on warm … ...
Forget the “New Year, New Me” Goal Hype –... Adults and teens alike often achieve results by setting goals and taking actionable steps to reach those goals. But what if you can find a better way to help you accomplish your dreams? Instead of focusing on short-term goals, teens can learn how to set … ...
Traffic Light Helps Make Healthy Decisions Wandering the aisles of the local grocery store, you are faced with hundreds — if not thousands — of decisions. What food is best for the family? How do I … ...
Donald Trump Illustrates These Fundamental Human Principles Donald Trump illustrates fundamental human truths in a very obvious way. But these traits are fundamental to us all, even if less transparently so.
The Last Post (of 2016) So, Friday, December the thirtieth. Tomorrow is the last day of the year, and since it’s Saturday, there’s no post for this blog. This is it. Another year done. And … ...
3 Traits That Make You Resilient to Failure We all know that we can’t choose when we fail, only how we react to failure when it does happen. But what’s less clear is why some people are better at brushing off mistakes than others. In a paper titled Resilience to Emotional Distress in Response to Failure, Error or...
What Causes Mania During The Holiday Season? Introduction The holiday season can be a stressful time for anyone.  However, for someone with Bipolar Disorder, the holiday season can be an extremely stressful time.  Individuals with Bipolar Disorder … ...
Best of Our Blogs: December 30, 2016 “I try to live in a little bit of my own joy and not let people steal it or take it.” – Hoda Kotb The holidays are supposed to be about peace and love. Then why does it create so much pain, suffering and disappointment? … ...
Christmas Costs Messing With Your Sobriety? Here’s Help...       Sobriety is fragile —, especially around the holidays. Family and friends come to visit. Decorations must be displayed. Meals cooked. Gifts bought. A lot of stress happens … ...
People with Bipolar Disorder Feel Pain Differently Pain in bipolar disorder is not limited to the psychological pain of depression or agitation. Physical pain is also a symptom of bipolar disorder, usually in the form of muscle … ...
10 Sexual Resolutions for 2017 Want to enjoy sex more? Don't get more exotic--get more real.
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17 Prompts to Take You into 2017 The start of a new year is a great time to self-reflect, to explore, to wonder, to wish. Here’s a list of 17 prompts, including fill-in-the-blank sentences and questions, for … ...
The Truth About Self-Compassion There’s a lot of confusion surrounding self-compassion: We see self-compassion as self-indulgent. We see it as selfish. We see it as weak. Which is unfortunate because a) this means that … ...
The Hope of 2017 In just three days, 2017 will be here. You may be looking at this upcoming time with joy, or perhaps dread. 2016 has been a time of turmoil and chaos … ...
The Hurt and Healing of 2016   In just three days, 2017 will be here. You may be looking at this upcoming time with joy, or perhaps dread. 2016 has been a time of turmoil and … ...
15 Fields to Apply Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Services... Applied behavior analysis is most known for its application to children with autism spectrum disorder. However, this is not the only field that ABA can be applied. Additionally, ABA is not even specifically an autism treatment. More accurately, “Applied Behavior Analysis is the process of … ...
Moving from New Year’s Resolutions to Setting Intentions: 5... New Year’s resolutions are a thing of the past. When I was growing up, and even into adulthood, people would always be asking each other “what is your new year’s resolution” right before the new year was about to hit. And, me not knowing any differently, … ...
25 Free Activities to do With Your Kids In today’s world, especially in the United States (I’m not as familiar with other countries as I live in the U.S.), it can be tempting to spend money here and … ...