Eat Your Way to Mental Health

mental health nutrition Apr 27, 2020

For me, the whole novel corona virus / Covid-19 pandemic really didn’t hit home until two things happened:

  1. I was no longer allowed to visit my elderly father in his long term care facility, and…
  2. I was forced to lay myself off from my own business

For just about anyone affected by...

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Practical Tips to Reduce Your Anxiety

Uncertainty of Covid-19 pandemic has really aggravated my anxiety as of late.  I thought perhaps you too may be having heightened, worsened, or perhaps even new levels of anxiety in your life.

In case someone has not told you today: you are loved, you matter, and you are worthy of happy,...

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You Owe It To Yourself - Mental Health Monday

 

DISCLAIMER: The author of this blog is NOT a mental health professional.  Content here is to be considered general self-help advice and it is the responsibility of the reader to determine applicability to his/her own life.

Today was my 5th broadcast of Mental Health Monday.  I broadcast...

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Mental Health Monday - How To Thrive During the Pandemic

 

Every Monday (well most Mondays) I go live on the Defying Depression Facebook page for Mental Health Monday.

Today, I was live with my good friend Michael Owen.  Michael is a realtor, entrepreneur and a family man.  We talk about the changes he and his family have had to make to...

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Mental Health Monday Mar 9 2020

 

Mental Health Monday

#DefyingDepression #MentalHealth #MentalWellness #intentions

This is the recording of a Facebook LIVE broadcast for Mental Health Monday.  Originally recorded Monday, March 9th at 2:00 PM.

Highlights:

  • how to get off of "auto-pilot" and be more engaged and present
  • what...
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The Five Second Rule

 

The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins - Book Review
#5SecondRule

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

It's an international best seller.  It's sold over a million copies.  And, it has been translated into over 32 different languages.

The 5 Second Rule (#5SecondRule) book...

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Book Review: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life by Dr. Daniel Amen

 
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How I Dealt With My Depression At Christmas

How I Dealt With My Depression At Christmas

Last year, I had to put my beloved dog Sophie down on Christmas Day 2018. 

Christmas has never been the same since my brother passed away tragically in 1990 at the age of 25. 

And for me, Christmas has been a hollow shell of itself since my...

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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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