Surviving the Daily Grind

"I am reckoned among those who go down to the pit; I have become like a man without strength," Psalm 88:4 In May 2011, this is what I wrote-- "I feel like I am going through a meat grinder. Pushed against my will (and desire) I'm finding myself in a place I'd rather not be. My … Continue reading Surviving the Daily Grind

Mental Illness in Children & Teens

Does your child go through intense mood changes? Does your child have extreme behavior changes too? Does your child get too excited or silly sometimes? Do you notice he or she is very sad at other times? Do these changes affect how your child acts at school or at home? Some children and teens with … Continue reading Mental Illness in Children & Teens

Ten Tips in Taming Your Depression

1. Do not expect too much from yourself too soon, as this will only accentuate feelings of failure. Avoid setting difficult goals or taking on ambitious new responsibilities until you've solidly begun a structured treatment process. 2. Break large tasks into small ones, set some priorities, and do what can be done, as it can … Continue reading Ten Tips in Taming Your Depression

A Downcast Soul

  "Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God." --Psalm 42:11, NIV The things that truly tear me apart, will often start by intensifying my gloom and depression.  I certainly do avow a limited degree of freedom.  But … Continue reading A Downcast Soul