Childhood Depression… Know the Signs
Childhood Depression Depression hurts. But its signs and symptoms differ in children than adults. While adults may show signs of sadness, lack of energy, problems with sleep, or inability to enjoy the simple pleasures in life, because children have difficulties explaining their emotional state, their symptom presentation is very different from that of an adult. …
Be Present, Here & Now… Ever wonder where depression comes from? Ever yearn to curb that anxious feeling? Theodore Roosevelt’s words are a definite starting place. You see, it is all about perspectives. Future focus without present grounding equates to an anxious mindset. Past focus without paying heed to the present moment creates that sinking…
Inspiration for the Soul The Philosopher’s Stone Change: The most frightening word many will ever face. But why is this? Change within the environment elicits fear. This one emotion, while valid, creates a whole host of secondary responses in the body that primes us for one thing, fight or flight. Salivation turns off, digestion turns off,…
Nurturing the Courage Within
Courage to Fly
Inspirational Quote A Philosopher’s Corner Analysis Paralysis. Ever have it? It is real. For us bloggers, we may view it as writer’s block. But whatever form it takes, the underlying emotion of anxiety can cause even the strongest-hearted to freeze over in perpetual “what ifs.” But why is this the case? Anxiety is a natural…
The Art of Being Present
It can be challenging to find the present moment. Our minds are often racing, our bodies restless. It seems that, at times, we are constantly thinking about what we need to do next. Or our mind drifts to what has happened in the past that has led us here. The art of mindfulness is one…
How Seniors Can Tackle Common Sources Of Stress
Today’s article is from writer Karen Weeks from Elder Wellness There are many wonderful aspects of growing older. You get to retire, you have time to pursue all the things you’ve always dreamed of, and you get to see the people you love thrive as they grow. However, there are also often stressors seniors start…
Accomplishment… The Only True Failure in Life, Is A Lesson Not Learned
Inspirational Quotes My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. Abraham Lincoln To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson A Father’s Guide to Wisdom As a healing professional, I see that…
Confused? A Wise Man Once Said… Just Keep Going!
Inspiration He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. Confucius It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius The Philosopher’s Corner A little precursor. Today may seem like somewhat of a rant. I prequalify this,…
Unlock the Gateway… Personal Excellence Awaits
Inspiration If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. Confucius The Philosopher’s Corner The easy way out. Is that the true nature of hell? It is human…
The Philosopher’s Corner: The Science of Procrastination v. The Art of Doing
Dr. Tom explores why it is so hard to do those little things that would immeasurably improve your life.
Inspiration: The Possibility Behind Belief
Dr. Tom explores how hope and faith opens doors of possibility behind the belief we hold upon ourselves and the dreams we create.