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Christmas mood vampires

Christmas can be a VERY difficult time for many people. Especially for those of us with a diagnosed mental illness. These 5 “mood vampires” are directly from an excellent blog post written by Graeme Cowan in Australia. The mood vampires

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Posted in Depression, Tools, Video

Lift Me Up Toolkit

Have you thought lately “Life sucks!” or “Why is my life so hard?” Have you noticed that basic tasks such as doing the dishes, laundry or taking a shower feel really hard to do? If you feel that way, I

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Posted in Depression, Tools, Video

About the You Are Not Alone logo

You Are Not Alone was a free depression awareness event that was held in Canmore, AB, Canada on Sat Dec 22, 2018. This logo below has a lot of meaning even though it is simple in appearance. It was custom

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You Are Not Alone – Free Depression Awareness Event

Is the holiday season a tough time of year for you? Do you feel anxious as soon as the calendar flips to December? The holiday season can be a VERY difficult time for many people. If you are one of

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2nd Mindset Resource – Wellness Wednesday EP22

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Summer Mania – Wellness Wednesday EP12

Is summer mania something that you experience?

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My 45th birthday week

For a few years I now celebrate my entire birthday week – not only my birthday. Why? First of all, I’ve had many suicidal thoughts thoughts during my bipolar disorder journey. Especially the first five years from 2000 to 2005.

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Personal Evolution

For over 5 years my friend Shauna and I have been accountability buddies. The name has evolved into Personal Evolution. Here’s what the accountability looks like: – we each come up with one or more targets for happy, healthy and

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Mindset #2 – Acceptance

This Facebook live was recorded last week. In the last week my focus was on preparing, doing and recovering from Sulpur 9.0, an awareness and fundraising that friends and I did on August 31. Acceptance is a very difficult subject

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Are You TRULY Open And Curious?

More and more people are contacting me to ask: How can I avoid being manic? How can I be more mentally stable? What can I do to be at peace? I have suggestions for all of those and love to

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Posted in Support, Video
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