Weight gain

03. August 2017 health 0
The medicine I’m taking is causing water retention and swelling. I’m 30 pounds over the ideal weight. That extra load is not helping with aches and pains. Now it’s foot pain, wrist and neck… What to do? I’ll sleep on it. I’ve heard that helps. People can lose weight while they’re sleeping. Maybe it’s because ...

Mood lights

30. July 2017 health 0
Fifteen to twenty minutes of warm sunshine through the day is amazing for pain relief. On bare skin! Lighting helps me cope with a transition between traditional cigarettes and vaping. I sort of miss not going outside for a smoke; but it’s easy to sneak a vape anywhere. People might notice a whiff of fruit. ...

Livelihoods

29. July 2017 careers 0
This is a link to an essay on the job changing mentality that I hope to finish reading later: “The CEO of Me”. What caught my attention is the following excerpt… “When employees are treated as short-term assets, they reinvent themselves as marketable goods, always ready to quit” A highlight for the white collar worker: ...

Bipolar Disorder explained

28. July 2017 health 2
“Personal interaction with someone who has a psychiatric condition is one of the primary avenues for challenging social stigma—that is, the attitudes that other people have” (2017-July 27, Volume 10, Issue 30). “Patrick Corrigan, PsyD, a leading researcher into stigma, has also found that disclosure can have powerful personal benefits. In a 2012 study, he ...