Sharing – Here’s why you should make a habit of having more fun

Sharing – Here’s why you should make a habit of having more fun

In Louisiana, we are headed into the heart of Mardi Gras season. This is the time to do things just for fun. It might be tradition or about being connected to your krewe, but it’s mostly about fun. Life is too short not to make some time for having fun. With all the negative things out there, it might be imperative that we find that time in our current world. Without it, we are all fairly miserable. We can take a break from “all of this” and have fun. It’s what makes putting up with the rest of it worthwhile. 

Sharing – Seeking sunshine: Finding light in dark times

Sharing – Seeking sunshine: Finding light in dark times

What little things do you find useful? Looking over the list below, a few of them work for me, time with people who care about me, humor, and finding things I can do or look forward to are among the ways I try to find the light when things look dark to me. Some others aren’t that helpful to me often. I know people who swear by some of those, though.

Whatever your light is, please keep your eyes out for it.

Sharing – Why cat lawyer and other funny videos help during COVID-19

Sharing – Why cat lawyer and other funny videos help during COVID-19

As the article says, right now for many of us, there’s a lot of sucky stuff going on. There’s been a lot of sucky stuff going on for a long time. We need something to laugh at. We need something to smile about. We need to know that we can enjoy one moment of life and be ourselves again. So watch more silly videos. Make more stupid jokes. It helps.

Links I’m Sharing (weekly) Sept. 6 2020

Links I’m Sharing (weekly) Sept. 6 2020

Toxic Shame and How to Overcome It

How To Be A Mental Health Advocate

Nancy Hogshead-Makar on Sexual Abuse in Olympics and College Sports

When Your Mental Illness Comes in Waves

Suicide Prevention Month

Some interesting “lunch and learn” programs you may want to consider.

We Can All Prevent Suicide

Male suicides at highest rate in two decades, official data shows | UK News

What Most People Don’t Know About Psychological Trauma

Sexual minorities and suicide prevention

Using Humor as a Coping Tool

Reviews Elsewhere – The Upward Spiral

Taylor has written about his experience in reading, and putting in to practice, some of the information from Alex Korb’s book The Upward Spiral. Alex Korb (the author) chooses to approach depression in The Upward Spiral using the most cutting-edge knowledge available on depression… and then making it simple to understand. Oh, and with a…