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I Feel The Need to Read…

It’s been a long time since my diagnosis. So much has happened since 1994.  We have some so far with research and awareness, yet it still feels like I’m stuck in the mud in Alabama like a mash-up between the movies Ground Hog Day and My Cousin Vinnie. I have decided to sit out the […]

Day 14: Dealing with Negative Feedback

How I Deal With Negative Feedback I love feedback.  Positive and negative.  If it’s negative and mean to others, I block the user.  If it’s negative about me, I read it to determine if it’s a personal criticism or of my work.  Then, I ask myself these questions: 1.  Is it valid?  If so I […]

In The Activist Spotlight, Paul Fugelsang: Trailblazing for Mental Health

  Bonus Prompt: Nominate a Health Activist and Share Why I have nominated Paul Fugelsang for a 2012 Wego Health Activist Award: Trail Blazer.  I wrestled between Silver Stethoscope and Trail Blazer because  Paul is a practicing, licensed therapist in North Carolina.  He has come up with a way to help clients see therapists who […]

Online Support Community, Inspire

Many people benefit from weekly support groups.  Many have to drive hours just to find one near them.  It’s hard to be a patient with one or more hard to pronounce, never been heard of diseases.  It’s very easy to feel isolated. I’m not sure when I discovered Inspire.com but I am sure it is a […]