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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Say ‘Good Night’ to Insomnia

6 days 18 hours ago

March 14, 2019   •   Volume 12, Issue 11Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Saying ‘Good Night’ to Insomnia Insomnia and bipolar go together like, well, old chums. Except the relationship isn’t a healthy one. Poor sleep impairs quality of life, causing negative consequences with mood, motivation, and cognitive functioning. “It also triggers manic...

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What You Eat Could Impact Your Brain and Memory

6 days 18 hours ago

You may be familiar with the saying, “You are what you eat,” but did you know the food you eat could impact your memory? January 28, 2019, AMES, IA—Auriel Willette, assistant professor, and his team of researchers in Iowa State University’s Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition discovered a satiety hormone that, at higher...

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Spectator Sports Therapy

6 days 20 hours ago

Watching sports can thrill us, or make us want to throw things. It can also bring stability and stress-relief. Here’s how: I lived in southern CA when I was in high school and became quite the LA Kings hockey fan. I had all the gear and loved collecting it. There was a fan sport shop...

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What do you see? Willow Poetry – 3/12/19

1 week ago
What do you see? Willow Poetry Photo credit : Alarie Tano   fairy dust sprinkled dragon unaware, bewitched rider crosses bridge ******************* Write a poem, tanka, haiku or short story about what the photo means to you. Willow Poetry! Tessa – Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com […]
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Twittering Tales #127 by Kat – 3/12/19

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  Inspired by Kat at Twittering Tales Photo by Pexel2013 at Pixabay.com Rambo stood in the shadows, out of the rain, watching for the signal to get ready to enter the train. The signal came, the train slowed to a stop. Entering, he pulled the gun and searched the cars rapidly looking for his daughter […]
Tessa

March 2019 Writing Prompts – Day 13

1 week ago
March 2019 Writing Prompts Day 13 Prompt – Stranded in Burma by Teresa Smeigh 2019 stranded in Burma where in the world am I now someone find me please Tessa – Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I […]
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The Weekly Smile 03/11/2019 #weeklysmile – painting class

1 week ago
The Weekly Smile 03/11/2019 #weeklysmile – painting class Since moving here I started taking the art classes they offer. I finished my first canvas and it is going to be the 4 seasons. I did summer, now I am in winter and then will be either spring or fall. However they are adding an additional […]
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Three Things Challenge: PL26

1 week ago
Three Things Challenge: PL26 Rules from originator: Welcome to the Three Things Challenge. Every day at 10PM (PST) I will post three seemingly unconnected things that will, hopefully, ignite your muse. You don’t have to use all three things if you don’t want to. There are no restrictions on length, style, genre, or anything. Simply […]
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OPPOSITES ATTRACT CHALLENGE #9

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OPPOSITES ATTRACT CHALLENGE #9 Rules from Haunted Wordsmith: Welcome to the new Opposites Attract Challenge! For this challenge, I provide one word and a list of its antonyms. The challenge is to use the prompt word AND one (or more) of its antonyms in some form of writing (or creative work). Explore the word and […]
Tessa

Marijuana and Bipolar Disorder

1 week ago
As cannabis has become legal for medical and recreational purposes in many states, discussing risks and benefits of cannabis in relationship to health and illness has become part of routine...
Candida Fink, MD