Tag Archive | depression

Recognizing, Identifying, and Defining the “Inner Critic”

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 “That millions of people share the same forms of mental pathology does not make these people sane.” – Erich Fromm, The Sane Society “We are what we think about all day long.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Do you have any idea […]

Pondering Instead of Sleeping…

Life goes on. I love it, and after today it seems to fit perfect. Thankfully, I am not a depressed person. I know many who battle with depression on a daily basis. I have had the pleasure of becoming extremely intimate with my social anxiety, but depression is a different beast altogether. Why am I […]

Living in Your Own Utopia

Imagine a small country with few people. They have weapons and do not employ them; they enjoy the labor of their hands and do not waste time inventing laborsaving machines. They take death seriously and do not travel far. Since they dearly love their homes, they are not interested in travel. Although they have boats […]

How Much is a Simple Gesture Worth?

Found this story this afternoon, really touched me. Thought I’d share it with all of you… Mark was walking home from school one day when he noticed the boy ahead of him had tripped and dropped all of the books he was carrying, along with two sweaters, a baseball bat, a glove and a small […]

Accepting Responsibility

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson. He said, “I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, angry, discontented one. The other wolf is the loving, compassionate, happy and contented one.” The grandson asked him, “Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?” […]