The Power of Temporary

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One of the things that make painful situations hard to bear is that, in the moment, we don’t know when they’re ever going to end. It’s the uncertainty beyond the pain that really makes us panic. I know that in times of pain – like getting stitches or staples removed, or in the middle of […]

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There Is Hope.

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Depression and Free Time – The Importance of Building Your Own Schedule

I have Major Depressive Disorder, and man, free time is so hard for me to handle. When I’m at my internship with a list of set tasks to work on and a busy schedule of clients, paperwork, and meetings, I really thrive. My brain doesn’t have time to wander, I don’t have time to be […]

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Rambling thoughts on a Thursday

Ugh… It’s been a long, long couple of months. I finally got through the end of the semester by what feels like the skin of my teeth. I’m behind on my internship hours and feeling so exhausted and unaccomplished.. But is that me or the depression talking? Sorry, it’s been a long time since I’ve […]

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How to Spot Pseudoscience

Sharing a post from another blog I follow and love:   There’s a lot of pseudoscience out there in the world that can spread easily and quickly via the internet, and it’s astonishing what people will believe. Source: How to Spot Pseudoscience

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Update – Training Your Brain and Improving Concentration

This is an update to my last post, where I suggested 10 Ways to Train Your Brain to help get rid of brain fog and distraction. I said I’d post an update every day, and uh…. Obviously I haven’t been doing that. Sorry guys! Grad school has been kicking my butt lately. The good news […]

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How to Foster Better Concentration with this Daily Checklist

Have you ever felt like your mind was running 1 million miles per minute? Like your thoughts are hopping from one topic to another so fast that you can’t just stop and focus on one thing for 5 minutes? Hey, join the club! I don’t know if it’s my smartphone, my work (which requires constant […]

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Small victories

Despite having a pretty good weekend catching up with friends, I still woke up this morning feeling like I got zero break from work at all. I woke up on time, but dang was it hard to get myself out of the house. It was definitely one of those days when I didn’t think I […]

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The Black Dog – Depression

This is a video that I’ve watched several times, both on my own and for my Master’s program. It’s one man’s experience with depression, where he likens his struggle to that of a black dog who follows him around, acting like a shadow that hovers over everything he does. Click here to watch the video. […]

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