Are You Feeling Left Behind?

Has Depression Robbed You of Your Social Life?

 

Three common complaints that I see in social media, from depressed people, is that they have no friends, no social life, or no support group.  In fact, quite often they feel abandoned by their friends and family.

What if I were to tell...

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Stopping Anxiety - A review of a powerful self-help book.

 

Book Review: Stopping the Noise in Your Head by Dr. Reid Wilson, Ph.D.

Rating: 9/10
Readability: 10/10
Recommended:  Yes

Dealing with anxiety, living with anxiety can be crippling. 

If you have anxiety issues, whether it is generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, OCD or...

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Caring, Failing, and Acceptance

On Caring, Failing, and Acceptance...

Have you ever tried so hard to help someone that you deeply cared about and failed?

I have.  So has Tom Bilyeu.

I'm attending #Influencer2019 in San Diego.  On the first day, we had speakers including the lead trainer Brendon Burchard, as well as...

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Failing to Plan Really is Planning To STRESS!!!

"IF YOU FAIL TO PLAN, YOU ARE PLANNING TO FAIL."

Yes, I know, it’s an old saying.  But the older I get, the more I realize that it is so very true.  

I guess in today’s world the saying could be updated to say, “Failing to Plan is Planning to Stress Out!”

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Mental Health Tag: I Answer 10 Questions About My Mental Health

On YouTube, there is a game of tag going on between YouTubers who talk about mental health.  In this game, the person tagged has to answer 10 questions about their mental health in a video.  I volunteered to participate.

And Mercedes Sherman -- YOU'RE IT!  

 

NEW VIDEO...

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Be that True Friend

How to Support a Friend or Family Member Dealing?

Great progress has been made in raising awareness about mental health and fighting the stigma, work still needs to be done.

One area that certainly could use some work is educating people on how to support and be friends with a person who...

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Depression Is A Cancer of the Mind! Why Aren't We Taking It Just As Seriously?!

Editorial

Let Us Define Cancer

I know my title choice has probably raised an eyebrow, or perhaps even made you upset.. but please bear with me as I draw an analogy between cancer and depression.

Dictionary.com defines cancer as:

Allow me to draw your attention to that last definition: "a...

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Being Sick AND Depressed? It's a DOUBLE WHAMMY!

advice coping mechanisms Jun 19, 2019

Managing depression is a tough enough challenge for most people.  But what happens when you get sick, on top of being depressed?

I've been dealing with both for a little over 6 weeks now.  So I made a video about it and offer my advice on how to get by!

 

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Am I Anti-Medication? Conversation over a good steak dinner!

The other night, I caught up with a friend over dinner.  We ended up at Barberian's Steak House in downtown Toronto.  They had a wine list that was 108 pages long!  Great food, excellent service.

During our conversation, of course we talked about my work here at Defying...

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