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No matter how wise a person is before they have kids, a parent is bound to learn a lot in the first year. I did. Here are twelve things I learned in only twelve months of fatherhood.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma threatened entire communities; children of undocumented immigrants are newly afraid of deportation to a land they don’t remember; and a seventeen-year-old boy from church tragically died after years of praying the cancer would leave his body. Even today marks 16 years since the tragic happenings of September 11, 2001 where nearly 3,000 people were killed.
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When the living room is more cluttered than a Salvation Army trinket shelf, our abilities to develop healthy mental habits can be negatively affected. If nothing else, the chaos in the home certainly doesn't help the chaos in our heads. And, in fact, studies show that a messy space fuels the depressed and anxious mind.
I took a week off from posting on Dadding Depressed because I caught myself succumbing once again to that evil puppeteer. Obsessing over clicks, visits, and views, stats, and people’s varying opinions of me and my blog.
Regarding men with mental illness, we can learn a lesson from the great Clint Dempsey. Success doesn’t always have to look pretty or amazing. Sometimes success is just setting yourself up well, positioning yourself in the right place at the right time and then mustering that final grit needed to succeed.
I wrote another piece for HavingTime.com. Check out How To Stop Apologizing For Everything You Do.
Caffeine by definition is “a crystalline compound that is found especially in tea and coffee plants and is a stimulant of the central nervous system.” Those with mental health issues simply do not need to stimulate our central nervous systems anymore than we naturally do.