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Just looking at nature can help your brain work better, study finds

The psychological benefits of green roofs to busy office workers may also be substantial, according to new research. In a study published in the journal Environmental Psychology, the University of Melbourne’s Kate Lee and a group of colleagues found that interrupting a tedious, attention-demanding task with a 40-second “microbreak” — in which one simply looks at a computerized image of a green roof — improved focus as well as subsequent performance on the task. 195 more words

Depression

Finding Contentment

Today was very up and down with the moods, but ended on a high note when I decided to have dinner at the hotel bar. As I walked out to the patio with a… 295 more words

Life

I Don't Need My Meds.......

My bipolar daughter has always been a model for the bipolar teenager.  Though she can be very difficult to parent, she has always willingly taken her medication except when she would forget.   663 more words

10 best pieces of advice I've been given for mental illness

I’ve had lots of great advice and coping. Methods over the years and I have tried many of them.  Ya gotta at least try right?  I am diagnosed with anxiety disorder,  seasonal bipolar disorder and ADHD.  582 more words

Breaking Up with Facebook

Breaking up with Facebook. I know, right? But it’s not that dramatic, I assure you. Okay, that’s only partially true – it is dramatic, just not in the typical ways. 769 more words

Writing

When Your Nerves Are Your Skin You Don't Walk Outside...

Still in the chaos of an episode. I upset people. Everything is in my face. Oh so important, everything is important it gives me instant headaches the anxiety climbs so high. 312 more words

Personal Current Event

You spin me right round baby

forget the roller coaster ride… remember those spinning things in the playgrounds? you know, the metal circle with the metal bars to hang onto, looked like a sliced pie and you would stand or sit and get spun around faster and faster and just laugh and laugh? 1,151 more words