Depression and Lack of Motivation

For an audio version go to: http://youtu.be/AAjPevDSFLo —– This past week, May 5th to 12th, was Mental Health Week, which led me to reflect on my personal experience with depression, something I have struggled with multiple times throughout my life. There is a misperception that depression is strictly an emotional or mood disorder; the truth  >> Read the full article here

Your Pain is Real

For an audio version go to: http://youtu.be/-PPdEjnBhjg  —– I recently attended a talk given by Ron Coleman, from the Hearing Voices Network, an organization that is run by users, in a self-help capacity, for people who experience auditory hallucinations. This group teaches that people should explore, engage, and in some cases, negotiate with the voices  >> Read the full article here

We Are Not Broken

For an audio version go to: http://youtu.be/2nUfj3nMKCY —– I recently attended a talk given by Ron Coleman, from the Hearing Voices Network, an organization that is run by users, in a self-help capacity, for people who experience auditory hallucinations. This group teaches that people should explore, engage, and in some cases, negotiate with the voices  >> Read the full article here

Abilities Tab Introduction

For an audio version go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cn8I029ZqGM —– The Living with Disability and Chronic Pain blog has added a new section. The author of this blog once wrote a monthly column for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Times. It was requested by several readers of this blog that we include a section with all the articles from  >> Read the full article here