Monthly Archives: June 2011

Who do you listen to?

  When you get conflicting advice and are not sure who to listen to, consider two things: (1) the quality of the life of the person giving the advice and (2) the possible motives of the person. If the person … Continue reading

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Fighting depression

  Most people who suffer from depression don’t want to be depressed. They don’t choose to be depressed. But they have no idea how to avoid it. I’m not a psychologist, a social worker, or any other kind of mental … Continue reading

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Be careful who you take advice from

  Where do we go when we have problems?  Right to our friends, Mom, our favorite Aunt, co-workers, and neighbors.  We tell what’s happened to every concerned person and listen eagerly to his or her heartfelt advice.  After all, these … Continue reading

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No one called me their child

  People who came from a family, even a dysfunctional one, wouldn’t likely think it’s a big deal to be identified as someone’s child.  But for someone who has been abandoned by a parent, it’s a big, ugly thread woven … Continue reading

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