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About left0089

Columnist at American News Report. Pain care activist. Poet, memoirist.

Is it possible to focus on multiple goals at the same time? (Quora)

The short answer is yes. However, it depends on the nature of the goals and how much each might take of your personal resources. Experimentation is a good approach to learning what your capacity for multi-tasking is. Again, it will … Continue reading

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Is it normal to have difficulty remembering if something happened in reality or a dream? (from Quora)

Your question, though intriguing is impossible to answer in a definitive way. There are some people who, like you, from time to time have difficulty distinguishing between the two. If it happens everyday and interferes with any part of the … Continue reading

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What is the word that defines someone who feel superior to poorer people than him and at the same time feel inferior to wealthier people than him? (Quora)

Knucklehead? Just kidding. I don’t know of a word that would be defined by what you write in your question. All I can say is that those worries are rather pointless as well as trivial. It may be that people … Continue reading

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Does anybody approve of me at all? I don’t think I do anything right.

It’s easy for someone like me to be glib in response to your anguish. I’ll try not to do that with telling you that you should love yourself, that you’re the most important person to believe in yourself. No. Those … Continue reading

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I am mentally broke. What should I do?

Yeah, were supposed to be tough guys. It’s quite an unnecessary burden for sure. But what can you do? Here goes from my experience: Many churches, especially Unitarian-Universalist churches—I know about this group as I’ve been a Unitarian-Universalist on and … Continue reading

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How can people with Mental Disorders Become Productive

The best answer I can offer is this: these folks a chance. Whether in designing educational programs or work programs. I realize this has been tried—though mostly abandoned as public funds have been shifted from these programs to either the … Continue reading

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My part Jindo dog, Dylan (Quora)

We took in a part Jindo who was on the streets in a central valley city in CA. We drove 3 hours to see him and he was a mess. Frightened, wormy, coughy (kennel) and wary. He spent most of … Continue reading

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Is there any cure for depersonalization (from Quora)

There is, Sam. Your describing possible symptoms of depression and that your withdrawal is deepening? Contact you family physician and explain what is happening with you and then, please, Sam, follow her/his advice. The longer you let this go the … Continue reading

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Can I ask out my son’s therapist? Mark Maginn Mark Maginn, Psychotherapist, poet, memoirist Written 2m ago Certainly can. But should you? Short answer, no. And if you did, I would hope for you son’s sake that he would say … Continue reading

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Stay Steady

I am still lining up those who would like to be interviewed by me and have their stories posted here. Bear with me, the stories are coming and I will honor those who’ve maintained their will, their purpose, and their … Continue reading

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