Joanne Smith

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What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

Bipolar can be difficult to diagnose and even harder to treat

As a young teenager, Inshirah Aleem was sure she’d be heading to Harvard Law School in a few years. But the straight-A student went down another road. Within months of her 14th birthday, the quiet girl was telling outrageous lies, running away from home and stealing. She eventually landed in front …

Mental Health

8 Most Powerful and Inspirational Quotes in Spirituality

Most Powerful and Inspirational Quotes Ever<p>Listed here are some of the most inspirational quotes in spirituality that are having profound meaning. …

Depression: What You Don't See

Depression doesn't have a "look".<p>Depression can look like pure unadulterated joy.<p>It can look like a chatty office worker.<p>The waiter who provides …

The Herbs I Use To Manage Insomnia & Anxiety (After 12 Years On A Prescription Cocktail)

Nearly 7 in 10 (70 percent) of Americans are on some kind of prescription drug, and many are on two or more. This is the highest number in …

Mental Health

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

Social anxiety is highly heritable but is affected by environment

Genes play a crucial role over time although environmental factors matter most in the short term, according to a major study into social anxiety and …

Spiritual But Not Religious? It Just Doesn't Work.

SBNR. The topic is a hot one in Christian circles today. "Spiritual but not religious."<p>A middle-aged woman who spends Sunday mornings on a hiking trail might say, "I'm spiritual ... but not religious." A young man who says he loves Jesus but hates the church might identify himself as SBNR. …

We are Everything & We are Nothing: the Paradox of Self-Love.

<i>“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” ~ Carl Rogers</i><p>We are all paradoxes. We will always be</i> …

NEW MOON in Libra October 12th 2015~

NEW MOON in Libra is here continuing to bring the energy of balance and attuning us to the nuances that mirror where change needs to occur...

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self Esteem Quotes

<b>Here’s another topic I can’t believe that I never covered before: Self Esteem! The following quotes should give you some very good food for …

How to Find Spiritual Strength During Times of Illness

Some people awaken spiritually without ever coming into contact with any meditation technique or any spiritual teaching. They may awaken simply …

Mental Health

Why Many Mental Health Patients End CBT Early

It is well known among psychiatrists and researchers that many mental health patients — more than half, according to some studies — end their …

Mental Health

5 Sacred Herbs for Cleansing the Spirit

Smudging or the burning of sacred herbs is a common practice in many healing ceremonies and shamanic traditions. Its a way of purifying and cleansing …

SOLAR ECLIPSE/VIRGO NEW MOON - SEPTEMBER 13, 2015 | The Galactic Free Press

<b>AstroEyes Evolutionary Astrology – Cathy Lindsey</b><p>This is a very powerful Solar Eclipse that is happening on a Virgo New Moon! We are officially …

Spirituality