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Mercurial Mind Bipolar Blog Still Making Mindful Mental Notes 2006-2011 by Mom, Interrupted Posted Sun 16 Oct 2011 5:16pm Hi, Well, I can certainly laugh at my Consistency and Irony posts. I am very excited to begin regular contributions to Mercurial Mind Bipolar Blog. I have so many triumphs regarding medication, relationships, and healthy living that I would love to write about. If any of my reader's are still out there, or new readers I have not ye ... Read on »
Weight loss and psychology: Mental processes you use to regulate your weight by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:55am by Maria's Last Diet Two types of mental processes that we use to govern ourselves are conscious regulation, of which we are aware, and non-conscious regulation, of which we are not aware. Conscious, willful regulation of our own behavior takes effort and depends on mental energy resources that can get easily depleted. This kind of self r ... Read on »
Mental health is not the absence of mental illness/ Mental illness is not the absence of mental health by Larry Drain Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 26 Dec 2011 11:03am It is possible to have symptoms of mental illness and still flourish in life. One study I read said that 17% of people with diagnosed mental illness (one out of 5 essentially) flourish in life. Conventional theory would tell you this is impossible. But this study (and many others) as well as many other new ideas about what it means to do well i ... Read on »
Health, Mental Fitness And Your Unconscious Mind by Dr. Hal S. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 01 Nov 2008 8:19am I read a very interesting article on the unconscious mind by Doctor Edward Leyton.  Doctor Leyton’s article was “ The Power of the Unconscious Mind”.   In this article the various functions of the unconscious mind were enumerated.  This following quotation from Doctor Leyton explains the dilemma regarding our unconscious mind and the increasin ... Read on »
Can Mindfulness Help Manage Pain and Mental Illness? by Cecil M. Health Maven Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 9:06am Are you an overwhelmed entrepreneur suffering from excruciating pain?   Does this pain keep you up at night and cost you mega bucks in prescriptions?   You may have tried different approaches but nothing seems to work. However, do not lose sight of your dream of fabulous health and happiness because help may be close at hand. ... Read on »
Mind Games, Mental Diversions, Running Tricks by Amy H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm Earlier this week, I caught a run with my running friend Art.  Being the top notch-nothing- can-stop-us-athletes we are, we went for a run in the 95 degree, 85% humidity at 4:30 in the afternoon.  Great company, fantastic trail, miserable weather!    During the run, there were definitely a few points when I wanted to stop, call a cab, have a ... Read on »
“Mind Over Matter” & Mental Illness… by Bats0711 Posted Wed 30 Jan 2013 12:00am Nathan Feiles who writes a blog over at PsychCentral put together a list of 12 Things to do to Get Us Motivated When Depressed; maybe doing those things can help relieve depression or even jolt us out of it. Here’s an excerpt: Obviously, actively doing anything doesn’t sound so desirable when feeling depressed, let alone confrontin ... Read on »
Blogging the mind- the best of mental health by Brain Doc Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:04am Mental Health blogs come in two different varieties, both of which appeal to me personally, as someone who lives with Major Depression, I do relate to those who are suffering through the same or similar issues.  My sidebar tends to focus on social phobia, anxiety and depression for this reason.  The internet can be a wonderful support group.  ... Read on »
Get Moving, MindApples and Happy Mental Health Day by Dr. Liz Miller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:38pm This week has been the best yet and by the time we reached World Mental Health Day on Friday, there can have few people who hadn't noticed something. The media did well. Women's hour, devoted two programmes to it, the first with my new best friend Ruby Wax, Claire Allen and Dr Mezies and myself , and the following day the Phone In was better ... Read on »
Coming to PBS: Minds on the Edge--Facing Mental Illness by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Sep 2009 10:39pm This sounds like a very insightful program--I don't have TV right now, so I have to wait until I can watch it on line (after Oct. 1). "MINDS ON THE EDGE: Facing Mental Illness zeros in on wrenching situations playing out every day in hospital ERs, on city streets and school campuses, in courtrooms and in jails, as Americans struggle with seriou ... Read on »