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Mental Illness doesn't define your relationship. Illness doesn't define your relationship. You define your relationship. What will you define it by?

Mental Illness doesn’t define your relationship

Are you in a lifelong relationship? Do you, or your significant other, struggle with a mental illness? Let me talk to you about what it is like to be in a strong relationship when one of you struggle with mental illness. ______ Relationships can be challenging. When two people come together they bring many things […]

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Depression is hard for everyone involved. Being depressed or taking care of someone who is can be challenging. Let me help you through the struggle.

How to help someone through depression

Depression can happen to anyone of us. Your crush broke your heart. You thought you were going to make the team only to find out that you were the only one cut. The loss one of your parents in a car accident. You lived through abuse. The person you married wasn’t the person you thought […]

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Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Suicide takes more lives than guns, drugs, and car crashes. It's time to do something.

Suicide: The Fight for your life

At this moment, people are fighting for their lives.   You may be fighting for your life. The only reason you haven’t told anyone is because you are afraid of what they might think. In reality, this battle is not seen on the outside. It is an internal battle that rages and rages. A battle […]

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Time doesn't heal all wounds. I know we have thought it did, but it doesn't. All time does it distance us from the pain. Time doesn't heal the pain.

Time doesn’t heal all wounds

How to find healing when the Pain has been with you a long time. You are here for a reason. You may have stumbled across this blog by accident. Perhaps you subscribed and received an email from me that caught your attention. Whatever your reason for being here I know one thing. You are looking […]

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Every New Year's we make a resolution. Failing to accomplish our resolution we make it again. It is time to break the cycle. This year success is yours.

Why your Resolutions fail and what to do about it

This is the year to change your life! In a few short days, millions of people will make a New Years resolution. Each resolution represents our sincere desire to craft a better life for ourselves. There are resolutions to lose weight. We want to make more money. There is a desire start exercising, read more, […]

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Mental Illness and You

I was born in the 70’s, but I was a child of the 80’s. The music, the food, the crazy hair, the zest for life, the cars, the wonderful Saturday morning cartoons, and those crazy parachute pants. In the 80’s the big thing that was sweeping the world was HIV/AIDS. We were told not to […]

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5 things to do when facing chronic illness

How to manage your life when your living with a chronic illness. I have been dealing with an undiagnosed illness for a number of years now. It has been frustrating dealing with something and not knowing what to call it. The symptoms are there. The pain is there. The fatigue is there. I can see […]

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