Wellness and overall health

This topic covers general wellness and overall health -- managing stress, coping with day-to-day problems, work/life balance, improving your mental health, recovery and more.


depression setting in

  • By calypso73 · New reply January 21, 2014
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  • My overall health has been so depleted for the last 21/2 months. I've dropped 30 lbs. in2 months. I've been inpatient 2X (admitted thru the ER) to the hospital for chemical imbalances, h-pylori, peptic ...

Keeping fit during the winter season'

  • By snursegrey · Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Exercise, eating healthy and managing stress are some ways to beat the blues. Take your medicine as ordered and keep your appointments. Pray and stay connected to family and friends. Read inspirational ...

Expectations of me, mine and theirs--Am I too sick to ever be happy?

  • By IRespectYou · New reply October 6, 2013
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  • My diagnosis is schizoaffective disorder bipolar type, and I have the disease alcoholism and whatever you call the disease that drives people to Al-Anon. But I HAVE good psychiatry and reasonably good ...

back from long trip

  • By passionfruit3 · New reply October 6, 2013
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  • Hi so i am a returning member .I havent been here for quite some time.And i got to tell my life has has been like a roller coaster.In short all over the place.Ive been to the mental hospital many times ...

My Works and My Recovery!

  • By silver2row · New reply August 3, 2013
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  • Hello, I used the last post to boast and brag. Although this form of conversation is not so healthy for me, I enjoy what it can bring in the "long run." Elongated periods of time can be good or deceptive ...

RE: Online Presence and Self-Promotion

  • By silver2row · New reply August 3, 2013
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  • Hello Again, This is Seth. I have been using the Internet to get the word out about what I do and what I do helps me. I have helped me in terms of not becoming too bored and/or gaining new insights into ...

Where is a good facility for mentally ill people.

  • By Bebejo85 · New reply July 16, 2013
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  • I'm looking for a place for my self not a group home but more like assisted living for mentally ill but that accepts younger people like 27 years old ...

Sleeping my life away

  • By Mollyoryan · New reply June 13, 2013
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  • Anyone else feel lIke they sleep to much? I can't seem to be productive in my home unless I use speed. I hate being home. I sleep an unusually large amount of the day. Once I'm up and out I'm fine. But ...

I Switched to the E-cigarette!

  • By claudette725 · Posted June 13, 2013
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  • I quit smoking cigarettes 2 years ago with my daughter. We switched to the e-cigarette. Both of us are tar free! The e-cigarette has NO tar or poisons. It's veg. based. I would never go back to smoking ...

No Longer Able to be a 'Super Volunteer' . . .

MonicaPz (Inactive)
  • By MonicaPz (Inactive) · New reply February 8, 2013
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  • Finally found a kind and supportive church that I can walk to. In the past, was very active in volunteer work, both in church and in the community. Because of health problems, can not pitch in like I ...


  • By jojo12121212 · New reply December 22, 2012
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  • The more I learn about my digestive disorder the more I worry and worry. I need to talk to someone this is overwhelming. I am obsessing constantly about it and it is stressing me out! HELP! I also have ...

YOGA & Meditation change Discussion section on INSPIRE. What do you think?

  • By Guruji-K · New reply October 31, 2012
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  • Below is a post you may find interesting. You can answer it in the YOGA & Meditation section on INSPIRE. Join the YOGA & MEDITATION section on INSPIRE and respond to the comments below! Your feedback ...

Prednisone Moodiness -- How to deal with it?

  • By Shoe2 · New reply July 20, 2012
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  • So, due to a variety of medical issues, the doctor has put me on prednisone to see if it will help my lung inflammation. I've been on it five days, and my mood is getting really bad. When I look up side ...

What Inspires you?

  • By Alicesmommy87 · New reply July 10, 2012
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  • Sometimes when it just feels like everything in your life is just horrible, there is always an outlet, a dream, a hobby, or a person that you do that keeps you going and gets you through. Through inspiration ...

How many of you are...

  • By lamikens · New reply July 8, 2012
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  • artists? of some form or another? What's your diagnosis, and what is your art? I'll start us off. I'm lamikens. I have adhd, ocd, a bipolar variant (and possibly some schizophrenic features, but we don't ...

Allow me to introduce myself

  • By RiotZombie · New reply July 8, 2012
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  • So, I just found Inspire.com today and have been posting willy-nilly. I already posted about my dad in the Schizophrenia section, and I introduced myself formally in a different group. I feel I should ...

Advice on moving

  • By lovepink774 · New reply July 3, 2012
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  • I'm 15 Im in recovery from anorexia and bulimia and self injury I also have gastroparesis. I live with my dad. Im thinking about moving to my grandparents house 6 hours away. I'm just thinking maybe I ...

Is anyone out there using an orthomolucular approach to schiophrenia?

  • By merrib · Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Just asking this question right now.... will write about my experience with this later. As a side note: I probably could not have gotten any holistic help for my son if he first did not take pharmaceutical ...


  • By sharyln · New reply March 23, 2012
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  • I have been struggling with mental health issues my whole life. I almost lost my son born out of a rape incident. I have pulled a gun on my husband, totally made my grown son's life a living hell at home ...

How do you feed your soul?

  • By ibzanne · New reply December 15, 2011
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  • I am curious how other people "feed the soul" or "feed the spirit" within them while dealing with things like depression, anxiety, ocd, bipolar and other such mental issues. I have some of my own ways ...

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