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by SMcGregor
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: Waking up sucks
Replies: 5
Views: 1630

When our lives are not going well, we feel down or depressed. This is nature’s way of telling us to make some changes. In order to feel good, the following seven factors must be present in our lives: - good nutrition - fresh air - sunshine - physical activity - purposeful activity - good relationshi...
by SMcGregor
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: What are you willing to do?
Replies: 6
Views: 1756

What matters most is how equipped are we, in habits and lifestyle, to handle these depression. When a person goes to a mental health center and asks for help with depression, the first priority should be a detailed assessment of the person’s lifestyle, habits, relationships, history, etc., to determ...
by SMcGregor
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: How to Prevent Depression – Positive Attitude is The Key
Replies: 1
Views: 981

Learn to overcome depression by understanding and practising: The conscious ability to relax and release stress any time, anywhere. The ability to focus the mind. The ability to neutralise or reprogram subconscious “hurt memories”. The ability to develop mind/body exercises to overcome depression. T...
by SMcGregor
Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:28 am
Forum: Mental Health News
Topic: stress
Replies: 4
Views: 6788

Stress effectively compels us to learn more about ourselves and the world around us. Our difficulty is in the way we deal with it. There are four phases of stress – we can influence the last three, but not the first: Experiencing the event. A decision as to how you will respond. The body’s reaction....
by SMcGregor
Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:24 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: How I Hate Being Triggered
Replies: 1
Views: 1014

Contemplate what your stress triggers are and once you are aware – then you can do something about this. Set the appropriate goals to be done during Peaceful Place and meditation and certainly in this way you can extend your own healthy longevity. Become aware of your own self talk and when it’s neg...
by SMcGregor
Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:21 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: Meaning
Replies: 3
Views: 1301

If you had security – in income, in love, in safety, in health and more – would that lead to your happiness? If you had more friends, a family, a better career …. would that lead to your happiness? If you had abundance in all things you need – would that lead to your happiness. It's definitely your ...
by SMcGregor
Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:24 am
Forum: Art Work
Topic: about me in short
Replies: 4
Views: 1734

Pursue your interests and hobbies and join a social club or sports group, or other interest group such as bush-walking, bush-care, music, art, theatre, scrabble, Bridge. Involve yourself in some voluntary work – thinking about helping others can take the focus off self introversion and self obsessiv...
by SMcGregor
Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Im never happy!
Replies: 10
Views: 2000

The current proven most effective treatment for depression is a combination of anti-depressant medication and therapy. Being on anti-depressants means that at the very least, the sufferer has recognised their illness and visited their doctor. It is a beginning on the road to coping. And also, we nee...
by SMcGregor
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Expressions
Topic: Hiding behind a smile
Replies: 3
Views: 1313

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Death, suicide and the “eternal” can entail trauma, grief and loss and I think that my own experiential feelings on this are best described**

Regards,
by SMcGregor
Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:47 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Painfull body
Replies: 9
Views: 1612

When a person goes to a mental health center and asks for help with depression, the first priority should be a detailed assessment of the person’s lifestyle, habits, relationships, history, etc., to determine the source of the depressive feelings. In order to feel good, the following seven factors m...
by SMcGregor
Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: Expressions
Topic: I miss my friends.
Replies: 9
Views: 2036

Depression is an adaptive mechanism which has served the species well for millions of years. When things are going well in our lives, we feel good. This good feeling is nature’s way of telling us to keep doing what we’re doing. When our lives are not going well, we feel down or depressed. This is na...
by SMcGregor
Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Mission Accomplished
Replies: 7
Views: 1312

Although we can become aware of our subconscious reluctance towards learning, we often have difficulty in changing the feelings that we experience. This is because our conscious desire comes up against our existing habit and belief. Therefore 12% of your mind is battling with the other 88%. If you m...
by SMcGregor
Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Family and Friends of People Living with Depression
Topic: I would like to start dating - how do I address depression?
Replies: 4
Views: 3460

It doesn’t have to be something grand or overwhelming. It does take time to commit to searching out and determining just why.

We do create our own lives … our own destinies. Every day we do this by the choices we make and the thoughts we think.

Cheers,
by SMcGregor
Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:26 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Feeling lonley cos i'm single [18+ material inc]
Replies: 7
Views: 1278

With today’s fast living style, close personal friends are often not highly valued and nurtured but are abandoned in place of social networking and “internet friends”. Keep in mind that all friendships are important and not just those of a romantic nature. As people initially share small things toge...
by SMcGregor
Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: Forgiveness
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Forgiveness is for yourself only. It is to help you to move on. It does not condone any crime. It does not give the perpetrator a signal to go out and do it again.

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