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Some Tips for Coping with Intrusive Suicidal Thoughts

You have to find out what works best for you.

This is going to take a lot of time and practice. You need to practice techniques during times when you are not experiencing intrusive and distressing thoughts so that you can be prepared for crises. 637 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

Day 23: My Distractions

You know the drill.  Day 23 of the blogging challenge asks, “What are your distractions?”  Make a list.

This task is a bit tricky because of 2 things: 1,248 more words

Blogging Challenge


Something I never noticed before.

It seems there’s a monologue running through my head, a running commentary on things as they happen. Accurate, but biased. I do something, or think about doing something, and the commentary describes how stupid I will look when I attempt it, or that I will fail anyway, so shouldn’t bother. 161 more words

An Oldie But Goodie From Ike

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

This quote comes from the same President who warned us about the military-industrial complex–in his farewell address, probably because any sooner and he would share a fate similar to his successor in the Oval Office.

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Too Many Distractions

Distractions have become the norm in every day life.  We can no longer go more than 5 minutes without checking our phones for some type of update.   384 more words


These Days We Don't Like Being In Our Own Heads

Reposted from the New York Times:

“When people aren’t super busy at work, they are crazy busy exercising, entertaining or taking their kids to Chinese lessons. 364 more words