Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fat = Happiness


What is wrong with me?  How many times have we each asked ourselves this question?  Am I coming down with a cold?  Was it something I ate—or didn’t eat?  We keep trying to figure out what makes us sick so … Continue reading

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You asked for Feedback


“I ‘bumped into’ this blog [“Doing what’s Right” https://behindthelockeddoors.wordpress.com/2012/04/05/doing-whats-right/%5D searching for support…I am a masters-level social worker in a psychiatric inpatient unit and I had a difficult experience today. It was a first for me, as I have had this job … Continue reading

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Doing what’s Right


It started, of course, with a nightmare, which led to a long train of memories, none of them pleasurable or comforting.  It ended with this:  tomorrow afternoon I have an appointment with my therapist and her supervisor.  Dick Gottlieb and I, … Continue reading

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“Ten Ways to Walk Away from Depression”


http://www.gresik.ca/2012/03/10-ways-to-walk-away-from-depression/ By Alison Gresik Check it out; check it out.

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Surviving Psychiatry: About the Author


About the Author, Anne C Woodlen I am a tenth generation American, descended from a family that has been working a farm that was deeded to us by William Penn. The country has changed around us but we have held true. … Continue reading

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