Tag Archives: depression

STOP CALLING IT “HIDDEN” SUGAR!

The World Health Organization (WHO) provided a document supplied by the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) entitled, “Consumption of Added Sugars Among U.S. Adults, 2005–2010.” In this document, it was determined that the maximum daily consumption of added sugar should not exceed: 25 grams or 6 teaspoons per day. (REFERENCE: Consumption of Added Sugars Among […]

“I JUST DON’T HAVE TIME”

Harry Chapin wrote a song called, “Cats In The Cradle” in 1974. It described a father and son’s relationship  from birth to old age. The song revealed a precious void in their loving relationship called TIME. The one recurring theme across all socioeconomic groups, genders, races, and religions is the lack of time. This excuse […]

ARE YOU BORED WITH LIFE?

BEFORE PICTURE . The “CURE” to boredom isn’t LOOKING FOR YOU! YOU have to determine the path you’re following isn’t going to magically alter on its own. We all feel sorry for ourselves at some point in time. Self lamenting is part of human behavior and necessary TO A POINT. Once that point is exceeded, […]

S.A.D. IS REALLY SAD

Many of us have seen the acronym S.A.D. As you’re reading this you probably have already thought about a phrase of words this acronym represents. What I’ll bet you didn’t realize is there are HUNDREDS of different phrases in health and other fields associated with S.A.D. Does you BRAIN take you down the path of […]

AN AFTERTHOUGHT

If just for a moment I asked you to be honest with YOURSELF, how would you respond (emotionally and rationally) to the following questions? How often do I think about my NEEDS vs. how often do I think about my WANTS? How often do I think about whether I LIKE or DISLIKE the person I’ve […]

HEALTHY MISTAKES

Fear, failure, and loser are just a few words associated with making mistakes. Certainly, the associative properties of these words don’t elevate self esteem, but our own misperceptions often lead to the damaging emotions that result from making mistakes. There is a big difference between trying something new and intentionally doing something wrong. Mistakes may […]

HOLIDAYS: A CAUSE OF CELEBRATION OR DEPRESSION?

Holidays are an inevitable part of all our lives. How we approach them determines whether they bring joy or sadness or both. Following the same path from year to year is likely to create the same outcome from an emotional perspective, so I thought I would provide some suggestions to “shake things up” to offer […]