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Guest Post: Breaking The Low Mood Cycle

Originally posted on Captain Awkward:
Hello friends! It’s Elodie Under Glass here with a guest post on Low Moods. I particularly want to thank Quisty, Kellis Amberlee and TheOtherAlice  for their kindly help in reading and editing this piece. It would not have existed without their care, support, compassion, and wonderful editorial abilities. They are…

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The ego’s search for wholeness

An aspect of the emotional pain that is an intrinsic part of the egoic mind is a deep-seated sense of lack or incompleteness, of not being whole. In some people, this is conscious, in others unconscious. If it is conscious, it manifests as the unsettling and constant feeling of not being worthy or good enough.… Continue reading The ego’s search for wholeness

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Sleep, depression: Mindfulness practice and swim

I’ve been struggling with sleep issues for years. I have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep.  Sometimes my husband would tell me to clear my mind to fall asleep.  I would ask how do you clear your mind?  Where is the off button for your mind?  He wouldn’t be able to answer. So I got… Continue reading Sleep, depression: Mindfulness practice and swim

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Focusing on my depression – my initial progress

I can’t ask for a better time and better support to seriously focus on my depression. In my initial progress, I’m able to so far work on the followings: Swim for at least an hour Monday,  Wednesday and Friday Go to yoga classes on Tuesday and Thursday Volunteer at my friend’s elementary school for two… Continue reading Focusing on my depression – my initial progress

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Key points from the chemistry of calm

I’m sharing some key points from the book The Chemistry of Calm: A Powerful, Drug-Free Plan to Quiet Your Fears and Overcome Your Anxiety Balance Your Brain Chemistry Eating better will always improve your health, including the health of the brain. It is inexpensive and risk-free. Your own health can only be as good as… Continue reading Key points from the chemistry of calm