I enjoy the holiday season despite my health challenges.

Even with a health challenge, I have much joy over the holidays. Challenges are there to be met and handled. I experience joy when I overcome obstacles and achieve success in any way. As long as I have life, I have joy. I do what I am capable of doing and I allow that to…

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5 Powerful Steps to Break the Chains of Depression

It’s dark, cold, and damp. You can hear the sound of water dripping from an unknown source and the occasional scampering sound of a critter going about his daily routine. You try to move your arms but the sound of clattering chains makes it clear that your wrists are shackled to the wall. There’s an…

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I can overcome depression.

I am defined by the actions I take in response to depression and not by the depression itself. I am defined by my personality, my actions, and my beliefs. I define myself! I am stronger than these feelings of depression. I know that deep within myself, I have the ability to stop these feelings. In…

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Each day, I cultivate new perspectives.

I revel in the diversity of ideas available to me. While I am confident in my values and beliefs, I enjoy thinking critically about them to ensure that they continue to serve me. Therefore, I cultivate new perspectives each day. Others are a great source of inspiration for me, even if their beliefs vary widely…

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14 Simple Ways to Add Happiness to Your Day

Every day has its ups and downs, but sometimes you might find more downs than ups! Rather than waiting around for things to change, you can make an active effort to add a little happiness to your day. Sometimes you may need to make a big effort, but most of the time all you have…

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I am climbing out of the pit of depression.

Life’s tribulations may seem overwhelming, but I refuse to give up on myself. My life has a purpose and my happiness is worth fighting for. I may fall, but I get up, dust off my shoes, and walk with steadfast determination. I refuse to succumb to the crippling effects of disappointment by accepting that things…

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An outgoing attitude is my antidote to boredom.

Boredom stems from an insatiable search for pleasure. I have created a better reason for living than simply pursuing pleasure. An attitude of gratitude stops me from indulging in a pity party of boredom and propels me to get outside of myself. Maintaining an outgoing personality ensures me a life filled with excitement. I am…

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Reduce Anxiety With These 10 Natural Ways.

Reduce Anxiety With These 10 Natural Ways. Anxiety can take over your life without you really knowing it. It’s important to stay in touch with your inner self to maintain balance and notice when there might be a problem. If your anxiety is severe or causes you to panic, be sure to see a health…

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