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Oct 06 2014

How Committed Are You To Feeling Better? – Vol. 109, July 14, 2011

Are you willing to get rid of all the excuses as to why it is that you are unable to follow your health care practitioner’s advise for what it takes to feel better? Donna N. tells of what it took for her to succeed at her treatment.

Aug 12 2014

“The Long Journey Home” A Story of Incest, Drug Abuse & Healling – Vol. 135, Jan. 19, 2012

About a month ago I started to interact with other mental health professionals on linkedin. Being a person who works with sexual addicts I was drawn to a discussion that was called “Sex, Shame and Addiction: Who Turned on the Red Light?” Interestingly enough, I missed the article that was originally posted from which the …

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Apr 21 2014

Bullying: Charlie Sheen and Lady Gaga – Two Sides of the Issue -Vol. 106, July 7, 2011

In a previous newsletter we spoke of Charlie Sheen losing everything as a result of his erratic behavior. However, we did not report that in People Magazine, of March 2, 2011, that his ex, Brooke Mueller had won a restraining order in the Los Angeles Superior Court alleging that she had been a victim of …

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Sep 09 2013

Psychiatrist Could Have Used Some Mental Health Services Herself -Vol. 117, September 8, 2011

Sadly enough there are many practitioners of mental health who themselves are in crisis who could use the assistance of one of their colleagues. In a Washington Post article written on August 3, 2011 it was reported that psychiatrist Margaret F. Jensvold, a graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine fatally shot her 13 year …

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Apr 27 2013

The Importance of Telling People that they Matter

Why is it that telling someone they matter is such a difficult act? In a Scientific American article it was noted that chronic loneliness changes the gene activity which can predispose people to all sorts of illnesses.

Dec 15 2012

Dealing with The Holiday Blues: Happiness and Good Cheer are Possible

Vol. 179, Dec. 7, 2012 With forty-five percent of the American adult population single (104 million people) with twenty-seven percent representing single-person households, you are in good company. There is a great difference between being alone and being lonely. Many people enjoy their “alone” time to do those things that are squeezed out of their …

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Dec 01 2012

Highly Sensitive People Crave Peace and Calm: Here Are 6 Tips To Work with it for an Outstanding Life – Vol. 177, Nov. 30, 2012

Are you or do you know someone who is feels easily overwhelmed by things things that don’t bother most other people – sirens, barking dogs, kids screaming, long social interactions? This same person feels very comfortable at home in the peace and quiet of their own home. These people need time to “just be” without …

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