Category Archives: Inner Strength

Why I Am The Way I Am…

I will not be made to feel small by the judgements of other people. There are reasons I am the way I am. If that doesn’t measure up to the high standards you’ve set for me then I apologize. I … Continue reading

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Worst Things to Say to Someone Who’s Depressed

Some people trivialize depression (often unintentionally) by dropping a platitude on a depressed person as if that is the one thing they needed to hear. While some of these thoughts have been helpful to some people (for example, some find … Continue reading

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Stay Weird…

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The Mind of a Writer….

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All The Ingredients Are Necessary…

So many of us use too many lemons in our lemonade…so many, that our lemonade really sucks. Most of us have just accumulated so many lemons over time, that before we know it, our lemonade is sour and well, it … Continue reading

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A Nation in Pain – a Book worth reading by Judy Foreman

Originally posted on EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info:
A Nation in Pain – Healing our Biggest Health Problem: a Book worth reading by Judy Foreman Out of 238 million American adults, 100 million live in chronic pain. And…

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Be Courageous…..

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