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Self-Maintenance as a Priority

There are so many days in my life that go nothing like the way I have planned them. This often causes me to work longer or work harder to try to catch up. Sometimes this means that I don’t get enough rest or I skip the gym or I don’t do something else that is important for my well-being. This approach usually backfires – I end up more stressed and less able to accomplish what I aspire to. It seems much better to keep self-maintenance activities as a priority and be the best I can be for whatever life brings me.
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

In our most recent Quick Boost poll we participants about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). We asked about it because there is a tremendous amount of research that shows that it is very effective for treating depression. It has been made popular by a number of helpful books, not the least of these is Feeling Good by Dr. David Burns an psychiatrist.

The biggest response to our poll was "I don’t know what CBT is". A third of our respondents choose this. This is very sad because this is such an important technique for therapy and for self-study. Countless hours of therapy and personal work might be wasted by depressed people because they don't know about CBT.   Read More »
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Last Week's Poll Results

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