Monthly Archives: February 2012

64. Schedule Change

Dear readers, I have been blogging three times a week – Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday – and that schedule has resulted in two observations, one by others and one by me. From Others – “It’s hard to keep up with … Continue reading

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63. Getting out of the Rut of Ever-recurring Depression

Here’s an interesting article I found that is quite comprehensive in how to deal with ever-recurring depression. It’s rather lengthy, but worth reading. One reader posed this question about his attempts to stop frequently recurring depression: “How can I know … Continue reading

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62. Stimulus – Response 3

Stephen Covey continues his comments on Stimulus – Response. “Reactive people are also affected by their social environment, by the ‘social weather.’ When people treat them well, they feel well; when people don’t, they become defensive or protective [or depressed]. … Continue reading

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61. Stimulus – Response 2

Let’s look at what Stephen Covey has to say about Stimulus – Response. “While the word proactivity is now fairly common in management literature, it is a word you won’t find in most dictionaries. It means more than merely taking … Continue reading

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60. Stimulus – Response 1

For me personally and for a person I am coaching for depression, the concept of stimulus and response is one of the most powerful tools in dealing with stress and depression. Stephen Covey in The Seven Habits of Highly Effective … Continue reading

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59. Controlling Stress – 2

Let’s look at a practical approach to control stress. I don’t want to give a laundry list of tools for your toolbox in one blog, because then there is no depth to any of them. The Bible has a lot … Continue reading

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58. Controlling Stress – 1

The last article was quite interesting, but I think it needs a Reader’s Digest treatment to make the salient points clear. There are two types of stress – that which comes from outside of us (like a tornado that levels … Continue reading

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