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What Happens When Nobody Talks About Mental Illness?

mental illness

How many more self-inflicted deaths will it take to finally destigmatize mental illness in this country? Recently, we’ve once again seen what it takes for the mainstream media to give mental illness the attention it needs. With the loss of both the chef and storyteller, Anthony Bourdain, and fashion designer Kate Spade only days apart,…

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Healthy Sense of Self and Motivation

In light of the recent attacks in Paris, France (November 13th) and San Bernardino, California (December 2nd) Healthy Sense of Self jumped on the bandwagon for a “hand over your weapons and contribute in that way to world peace” – policy. As a result of the blog that appeared on Saturday, November 14th 2015, I…

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The right to bear arms…

America! Give us, well-intentioned citizens, finally a few good reasons why it is so necessary to possess arms. After all, we don’t live in the cowboy era any longer and shooting Indians (with permission) has long been banished. What reasons can possibly justify the disastrous consequences of a situation in which the wrong people are…

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Christmas and The Holidays – Merry or Scary?

Holiday Season Stress

Happy Holidays! We wish each other the best – for clearly nobody has bad intentions. We look forward to seeing our family members and relatives again. We are adamant that this time around it is going to be a great Christmas. We have a present for everyone and “that awesome gadget you found for Uncle…

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Thought of the Day, Monday, May 27th, 2013

As we are gathering with family and friends for the celebration of this Memorial Weekend, be it under a happily shining sun or in droopy rain, we will find that, for those of us with a Healthy Sense of Self, there will be fun and heartfelt joy when getting together with the folks we do…

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Method Terminology: Feel-Good-About-Self

Allow me to introduce myself. I am the illustration of the term “Feel-good-about-Self.”  I am one of the 40 new concepts that are launched in the upcoming book by Antoinetta Vogels:  A healthy Sense Of Self – How to be true to yourself and make your world a better place! I represent a feeling that…

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Comments on Connecticut School Shooting

Do we really have to look into all the details?  Is “how it happened” really the right question to ask? Do I need to study in depth all the independent reports about this event to feel the pang of exasperation, intense sadness and upset about what has happened to all these innocent and well-meaning people?…

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