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Depression : A Thinking Problem

Depression : A Thinking Problem

 Depression 4 “Understanding the Cognitive Distortions of Cognitive Behavior Therapy.”   How Thoughts Affect Our Mood When we’re thinking unhappy thoughts, we will be unhappy.  It’s really that simple….

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The Chemical Basis of Depression

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 The Chemical Basis of Depression “A brief discussion of why we become depressed, from a brain chemistry standpoint.” How Brain Chemistry Affects Mood Make no mistake, whether you use…

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How do you know if you’re depressed? Instalment #3

 Depression #3     “How do you know if you’re depressed?” My Journey With Depression: Instalment #3 Are You Depressed? When I have medical questions, I often check in with…

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MODA PILLAR #2: Belief in a Better Me

Belief in a Better Me

                                                Belief in a Better Me   Today is the second blog in a series on Tony Vassallo’s “9 Pillars of Permanent Weight Loss.” Tony is the creator of MODA…

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MODA PILLAR #1: SURRENDER

MODA PILLAR #1: SURRENDER

Surrender “I Unconditionally Yield to Change” This is the first in a 9-blog series on Tony Vassallo’s “9 Pillars of Permanent Weight Loss.”  You can check his website out here: www.ModaNutrition.com….

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THE “MAN ON A NUTRITION MISSION”!

                           The 9 Pillars of Permanent Weight Loss For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Mike MacKinnon.  I’m a personal trainer in Mississauga and the GTA,…

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NOTHING CHANGES IF NOTHING CHANGES

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                             Returning to Unhealthy Relationships “It has happened to them according to the true proverb, ‘A dog returns to its own vomit,’ and, ‘A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing…

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IS THERE SUCH A THING AS BEING “THIN ENOUGH?”

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                                    Body Dysmorphic Disorder There’s a condition known as BDD: “Body Dysmorphic Disorder.” It can manifest in different ways with different people. The bodybuilder who’s at 5% bodyfat but is…

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SELF-CARE

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                                                      Self Care The other day I blogged on Self-Centeredness, and was asked a very good question in response: to describe the difference between self-care and self-centeredness. The asker wanted…

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SELF-CENTEREDNESS: THE SOUL-KILLER

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                                              Self Centeredness I wonder if we really understand what being “self-centered” means? I didn’t for the longest time. Well, it just means what it says: when I’m being self-centered,…

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