Stories

November 25, 2020 - A Caring Approach

 

 

“If you’re depressed or anxious, you’re not weak and you’re not crazy — you’re a human being with unmet needs,” Hari says.  Johann Hari’s book, ‘Lost Connections’ and resource website.  See Black Dog’s Links page for support contacts.

IMPORTANT: If you’re on medication, do not stop without discussing with a health professional.

 

And a personal story reflecting a more caring approach, ‘Tread Carefully In Mind’ (written 2007).

 

November 22, 2020 - You Can Do Anything

 

 

“The secret to change

is to focus all of your energy,

not on fighting the old,

but on building the new.”

 

Music by Sia.   Soundtrack to the documentary movie, ‘The Eagle Huntress’.  Reposted from April, 2020.

November 22, 2020 - Get To Know Loneliness

Sometimes you find something that makes perfect sense of how you’re feeling – and you find some relief in that …
 

 

 

See also The Dark Side of Social Media. Search ‘Kurzgesagt’ for more videos.

 

November 13, 2020 - The year that went STOP

November 11, 2020 - My Octopus Teacher

 

A surprising story of how an Octopus lifts a man from the depths of a mental struggle. To watch obligation free on Netflix, subscribe for a month’s free trial.  You can then opt to unsubscribe before the free trial expires.

November 10, 2020 - Dark Side of Social Media

 

A very important documentary. If you have children, consider watching it with them.  Lots of practical takeaways for your (and your children’s) security and mental health when using social media.  To watch obligation free on Netflix, you can subscribe for a month’s free trial, then opt to unsubscribe before the free trial expires.