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You can’t buy yourself a perfect day!

There was a recent online article in Laddersby Monica Torres on what Americans think the perfect day looks like.  She reports on a survey of 2,000 Americans done for the US Highbush Blueberry Council and conducted by One Poll.  I don’t know the assortment of people in the 2,000 respondents, who’s in that group, how to best describe them.  I don’t know how this organization came behind this type of survey question; one can only[…]

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Performance Anxiety and Panic – Unless you’re prepared, it can sneak up on you and ruin your moment!

Today I’m going to focus on a request submitted by a reader of my website blog who asks about performance anxiety and panic attacks.  Those are very good questions and common in those who have depression. First let’s think about the general topic of anxiety – a feeling of excessive apprehension, nervousness and worry about future events or activities.  The depth of the anxiety, how long it lasts, and how often it occurs is out[…]

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Commonly held but false ideas not to be believed: More myths about Mood Disorders

Some people you know may believe certain myths circulating around about mood disorders. These are exaggerated, distorted or false statements often based on fear, misinformation and lack of education about depression or bipolar disorder, not on fact.  There is nothing true about these myths.  The problem is that if believed, these myths can cause a person to feel more troubled and outcast.  It’s important to question any statements like these that you might hear.  Some[…]

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