Tag Archives: Depression

‘My Blog Saved Me.’

March 2, 2012


“Kind words, kind looks, kind acts and warm handshakes, these are means of grace when men in trouble are fighting their unseen battles” ~ John Hall It’s Friday and it’s March and spring has sprung in my soul.  It’s my 200th post on this blog and almost 1 year to the day that I first […]

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When one door closes a new door to happiness opens.

February 27, 2012


“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” ~ Helen Keller There is a wet film pooling in my eyes, I am not crying, and the tears will not form to flow […]

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Where do the chronicles of “Klonopin” and “Unconventional Wisdom” meet? On “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration!”

January 16, 2012


“Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.” ~ Unknown As I go to write this post, the thing that comes across the most about these 2 very funny, insightful and yet vulnerable people is that they have a gift.  Both Mina and Tom vacillate between being brilliantly and wickedly […]

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Fridays are for Friendship.

November 17, 2011


“Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.” ~ Unknown Knock, knock, Bam! That’s all of you, breaking down the walls.  Now granted, since I blog, we can question how high they were to begin with, but I can assure that some of […]

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The Penn State Trigger: Vulnerabiltiy and Validation.

November 14, 2011


“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.” ~ Madeline L’Engle Oh how true this is.  Vulnerability doesn’t go away with age, but rather it seems to only grow […]

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A sign for the door to your heart…knock, knock.

November 13, 2011


“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~ Frederick Keonig Not a long wordy post today (pause for shock and awe), as I am a bit tired, as a matter of fact, I was just […]

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“‘Mynewfavoriteweek’ ly Inspiration”: Inspired by Monsters, but not the kind you think.

October 27, 2011


“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu As influenced by all of you who commented here and Facebook that you would be interested in seeing a weekly feature with interesting folks who I find inspiring and you might too. Don’t be thrown off by […]

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Thoughts on 3 easy steps to making each day ‘ournewfavoriteday.’

October 3, 2011

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“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. ~ But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” ~ Thomas S. Szasz As I continue to look for the positive and inspiration in moments of each day, I often find that some days are easier than […]

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Friday and Weekend Inspiration for me and you.

September 16, 2011

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A thought to take us all into the weekend. Although we all aspire to make each day ‘ournewfavoriteday,’ some days are a little more challenging than others. The most beautiful part of these challenges comes from the love and support you receive from family friends and in my case now, with this blog, wonderful souls […]

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How one horrible word and a beautiful Tweet triggered the reminder for kindness and compassion.

August 16, 2011


    We never know what another person is going through. Let’s do our best to be compassionate, kind & loving today.~ Aimee @ awakeningaimee     As I look around at so many of my friends and people I am meeting all the time, I often hear the phrase in my head “I never […]

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