Gratitude for the Good Things in My Life

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Rebecca Chamaa This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked author and blogger Rebecca Chamaa about her history of mental health challenges and about some of her current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware … Read more…

How to Manage Obstacles that Keep You from Achieving Your Personal Goals

When we think about setting personal goals, they’re usually in two categories. The first category of personal goals is to “start doing something positive.” These might look like: Lose weight Exercise more Read more non-fiction Get a pet Find more time for friends and family The second category of personal goals is to “stop doing … Read more…

Open Doors to a Life You Will Cherish

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Brittany Burgunder This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked author and mental health advocate Brittany Burgunder about her history of mental health challenges, her memoir and about some of her current advocacy activities. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about your childhood and … Read more…

The 3 Questions You Must Always Ask Your Doctor

The situation is a familiar one. You’re not feeling well, so you go to your doctor. You explain your symptoms and concerns. Then the doctor offers you their opinion about your condition, prescribes medication, or provides other treatment recommendations. You thank them for their time and leave the office with hopes of feeling better soon. What’s … Read more…

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