Old habits are hard to break aren’t they.
Whether it’s because we’re eating the wrong food or hanging out with the wrong crowd, getting out of the habit is difficult. 315 more words
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People with depression can suffer from cognitive distortions about everyday events. Examples of such cognitive distortions are selective abstraction, dichotomous thinking, and catastrophic thinking.
- Selective abstraction: focusing on a single negative event or condition to the exclusion of other, more positive ones… 279 more words
Ahhhhh, the bliss of a 2 week holiday in sunny Florida had come to an end in May 2010. I was looking tanned, feeling chilled, and more than delighted (but ridiculously shocked!) that I hadn’t put any weight on after 2 weeks of eating massive portions! 501 more words
Oh. My. Gosh.
Today I had my first experience volunteering at a local school for kids with special needs. My class is partnering up with them to help in their Special Olympics gym classes, and near the end of the semester we will be helping at the actual Special Olympics Spring Games event on campus. 1,327 more words
Day 40 with crutches and knee brace, work from home, learning more about myself, and broken heart (228 days)
Gosh it’s been 40 day since I fell, and 30 days since I have a knee brace.
I have lost 4 kg since the fall, and am fitting into old jeans that were size 10, and clothes that I didn’t think I’d fit into again. 356 more words
My somewhat entertaining misfortune was an initial driver for the kick-start of my blogging. For a multitude of reasons I decided to write about my escapades, aiming to spark a few laughs but from a selfish note to maybe make myself feel better about the situations I find myself in, 653 more words