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Mood STABILIZERS: Treating the SWINGS of the MOOD SPECTRUM

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The world of mood stabilizers way too often poses a survival challenge. I mean, anticonvulsants, atypical antipsychotics, and more. How in the heck are you supposed to know what to do? Thing is, if you're struggling somewhere along the mood spectrum you really need some answers. Maybe this will help. Tap-in and find out...

LONELINESS: With All of the PAIN, Wouldn’t You Like to Know WHY?

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Loneliness: the very depths of darkness and isolation. Given all of the pain, wouldn't you like to know the whys of it all? Well, University of Chicago researchers have worked hard to help us understand. Very interesting and powerful information, so tap on in...

3 Ways to Make the Most of a Major Life Transition

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Major life transitions can be exciting and wonderful. And, of course, they can be dark and heartbreaking. Either way, the potential for troubling stress is always there, especially for those of us dealing with a mood or anxiety disorder. But never fear, Chipur reader, our guest-writer Jennifer has some really helpful tips. Tap on in and take a look...

Juvenile Bipolar Disorder: Controversy & Reliable Info

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Who could even imagine that child having an emotional/mental disorder? Actually, he may. And it's quite possible that disorder is "bipolar." It's a contentious call, so let's address the controversy with reliable information. I think you'll find the following thought-provoking. Please, tap-in...

EXPECTATION: A Builder & DESTROYER of SOULS

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Expect: to consider probable or certain, to consider reasonable, due, or necessary, to consider bound in duty or obligated. As a transitive verb, Merriam-Webster's definition #4. Tap-in and let's chat the power of expectation...