Archive for January, 2004

A Penny For Your Thoughts

Saturday, January 31st, 2004

I recently happened across a blog called Blaugustine, written by the “altar-ego”of a woman named Natalie. She doesn’t have permalinks yet, and she’s permitted me to post several images of a list she created. It’s a neat list that graphically depicts the kinds of thoughts we have. It reminds me a bit of the feelings […]

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We Need to Grieve

Saturday, January 31st, 2004

Grief is a natural process, one which our culture pressures us to either avoid or process quickly with the assistance of therapy. I’ve been reading Anne Lamott’s book, Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith; in one chapter she writes about her experience grieving the death of a dear friend as well as the dissolution of […]

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Morning Headaches

Friday, January 30th, 2004

From PsycPORT comes a summary, Morning Headaches Associated with Depression and Anxiety: Morning headache affects one individual in 13 in the general population, Dr. Ohayon writes. Chronic morning headaches are a good indicator of major depressive disorders and insomnia disorders. Contrary to what was previously suggested, however, they are not specific to sleep-related breathing disorder, […]

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