Monthly Archives: October 2014

Title

I told a friend that I was writing this book and she asked, What is the title? I told her, Life Warrior—365 combat moves to kick depression. She looked away for a moment and said, I always think of Mother … Continue reading

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God

I struggled with faith for years and years. People I admired were atheists, and others had faith. Both sides had a good story about why they believed or didn’t believe. Finally it was up to me to decide. I started … Continue reading

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Break

It takes work checking out your body and how you were feeling. It takes discipline and courage. Many people who are prone to depression don’t want to check on themselves. They prefer to let things be. The problem with that, … Continue reading

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Check

How are you doing? Are you feeling okay? I hope so. I hope you are realizing that you have a wonderful opportunity to make a positive difference in the world. I believe that every time someone who is depressed turns … Continue reading

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Rejoice

To rejoice is to feel or show great delight. One of the things that depression abhors is rejoicing. To rejoice is just stamping depression on the head. It is impossible to be depressed if the person is rejoicing. But how … Continue reading

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Filter

Coffee has a filter. It is grown as beans and then gets ground down, but it still needs a filter of some kind. We too need a filter. We need to filter our words. There is a lovely saying, “Is … Continue reading

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Observe

This goes along with being mindful. When you observe something or someone, you are watching them. You are not involved, you are not absorbing their emotions, you are apart from their frustrations and upset. Sometimes, when I have felt depression … Continue reading

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