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Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255
The American Psychological Association website has many articles on topics of mental wellness.
Like this page on habits for healthy families
Building resiliency in childhood (a guide for parents & teachers)
Building resiliency for Teens
Building resiliency in Adulthood
Brené Brown—make sure you watch them in chronological order
Rick Hanson at TEDxMarin: Hardwiring Happiness
I recently took a 3-day landscape painting class in oil. These were my thoughts…
1. The tedious (and often frustrating) tasks to get started provide the foundation and give support for the big project.
2. Less is more.
3. More than you need will require more of you.
4. Stop before you’ve gone too far. It’s hard to fix a mess.
5. Sometimes you have to step away to see what you’re doing.
Certainty or curiosity
Change and creativity
Collusion vs. cooperation
Care and consideration
Character or culture
Chaos and calm
Is it useful?
Has it a purpose?
Crying for more
Screaming all the way.
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