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How ‘Bout We Shake Hands and Move on With Life – Together?

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Our guy looks friendly, doesn’t he? Downright welcoming, if you ask me. Could you refuse his gesture? I’d shake his hand, even if I knew we disagreed on the issues of the day. If you’d take him up on his offer, maybe we’re the exception. Sadly, I’m beginning to think so…

Borderpolar: I’m Thinking I Know What It Is. Do I?

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Not appearing in a diagnostic manual doesn’t make a disorder any less real and potentially crippling. And who knows? Said disorder may windup in a text revision or new edition. That may well apply to what we’re discussing today: borderpolar…

The Chipur Facebook Group Is Ready for You. Join!

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If you want to do all you can to manage your mood or anxiety disorder, having a safe place to share, learn, compare notes, and chat is huge. There’s just something about interacting with people in the same boat. That is, people who can help you and to whom you can offer assistance…

A Personal Story of Insight, Acceptance – and Solitude

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Acceptance: it doesn’t come without a ton of personal examination and insight. And I don’t see how anyone can live peacefully with their emotional or mental circumstances without it. Our guest post writer, J.D., brings the point home with his story of insight, acceptance – and solitude…

10 Goodies to Take Into the Ring for Round 2020

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No way am I doing the “Happy New Year!” thing. I mean, with all a mood or anxiety disorder sufferer endures, I’m going to cliché you? No chance. Hey, we fight for what we get from life, so well wishes are going to stay in theme. Put up your dukes and let’s step into the ring…