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Invisible Illnesses: Mental Health

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  1. ProducerMichael D. Davis
    Careful Where You Step
    Careful Where You StepWhy do so many of us view happiness as a pursuit? Why are we always seeming to be chasing it? #thedailychalkboard may just give you some fuel for thought on the the subject. #michaelddavis...


    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    04/01/2017 #7 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #6 Hey, MAGS!!!! haven't seen you in a while
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    05/09/2016 #6 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #2 (See my note 3 lines below) woO! Here's you Pinterest Pin: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/425097652311663933/
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    05/09/2016 #5 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #4 Ah! I just Refreshed the Page and You Scared Me! Oh HaHaHa! ;) ~I got you covered! (I couldn't +1 myself on that; I think @Michael D. Davis may have a beBee term for that?
    Ben Pinto
    05/09/2016 #4 Ben Pinto
    #3 YOU ARE THE BEST SUPPORTER. @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    05/09/2016 #3 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    @Michael D. Davis: I'm looking at your Profile as I've missed many of your posts~ I think that if you add just one more image, you would be a "Producer!" Encouraging you to go to Edit at the top right - add an image then Publish - do this all in Producer Mode. Then I think your hard work will be more mainstreamed here - and please Tag me on your posts so I can be sure to get them! Awweee! I want to start over from the top! These all deserve more exposure and I'm tagging @Ben Pinto to be sure!
    Michael D. Davis
    04/09/2016 #2 Michael D. Davis
    Thank you for sharing @Julie Hickman and I hope that you are enjoying #thedailychalkboard !
    Julie Hickman
    04/09/2016 #1 Julie Hickman
    "The moment you find your purpose in making life better for others is the moment you will begin living life to the fullest." - @Michael D. Davis
    Simple and brilliant!
  2. ProducerFranci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Hive Talk Special - Featuring: Success Mindset
    Hive Talk Special - Featuring: Success Mindsethttps://www.bebee.com/group/success-mindset Success Mindset Let's 'bee' Successful! This hive is a go-to location for finding and sharing SUCCESS MINDSETS and best practices for creating and using these positive mindsets....


    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    05/09/2016 #9 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #3 #8 HiveMom! True ever! Appreciate your sweet, short yet poignant Poem here! And the Hive is Positive @Charles David Upchurch? Well, who wouldn't want to Join it? Ha. #5 @David B. Grinberg ~ my father was in aerospace; we grew up entrenched in rocket science. Cool.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    03/09/2016 #8 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    #6 Wishing you much success with your new hive, @Charles David Upchurch!

    Signed, HiveMom 👩🏼
    Charles David Upchurch
    03/09/2016 #7 Charles David Upchurch
    YES! THANK YOU, @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman! I nominate you beBee "HiveMom" or "HiveMama" (if you like either of those). Thanks also to @Milos Djukic, @Donna-Luisa Eversley, and WELCOME @David B. Grinberg.
    Charles David Upchurch
    03/09/2016 #6 Charles David Upchurch
    @Michael Watkins, our dear HiveMom @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman has just made our Success Mindsets hive FAMOUS! Get ready for an increase in shares to this hive, and hopefully some great conversations! ~ C. David Upchurch
    David B. Grinberg
    03/09/2016 #5 David B. Grinberg
    Thanks @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, I just joined their hive. Also, I'm seeking out more space enthusiasts to join the hive "Universe, Space & Beyond" -- come blast off with us! https://www.bebee.com/group/universe-space-beyond cc: @Charles David Upchurch
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    02/09/2016 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    #3 Aww, thank you. 😇
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    02/09/2016 #3 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman you are such a wonderful person! @Charles David Upchurch and Michael Watkins... Great idea!
    Milos Djukic
    02/09/2016 #2 Anonymous
    #1 You are welcome @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman and thank you!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    02/09/2016 #1 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Thank you for sharing @Milos Djukic. 😉
  3. ProducerLisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Memories and What We Make of Them
    Memories and What We Make of ThemSometimes it can take half a lifetime for some of us to realize how lucky we were. I grew up 3 blocks from the shores of Lake Erie and spent my entire late spring and summer on the beach. I took this beautiful body of water for granted, or I thought...


    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    06/09/2016 #35 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #34 Ha, love it @Cyndi wilkins, "What the hell were we thinking?" Right?!! I agree, wouldn't trade my life now for the teen years. They were fun and yes, filled with so many memories. Today, teens could not head to that beach with alcohol. I still look back and wonder how we even got away with it.
    Cyndi wilkins
    05/09/2016 #34 Cyndi wilkins
    We would go the 'private side' of the beach because, well... we could bring beer and drink! What a great mix, the sun , guys, lake, and beer, eh? OOOOH man! What a great memory @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher View more
    We would go the 'private side' of the beach because, well... we could bring beer and drink! What a great mix, the sun , guys, lake, and beer, eh? OOOOH man! What a great memory @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher...Then we got married and had kids...What the hell were we thinking? LOL! Just kidding...Best thing that ever happened to me...But I sure do miss the innocence of those days...Thanks for the memories;-) Close
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    04/09/2016 #33 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #32 Hi @Jose Carlos Robles, thanks for taking the time to read my buzz. You are so right, music does stir up many memories! I will listen to songs from a certain time period and feel like I'm transported back to a certain place in time, it's always good!
    Jose Carlos Robles
    03/09/2016 #32 Jose Carlos Robles
    Hi @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher , memories are great. Sometimes you can remember the moments with music, scent. Sometimes the places change but the memories stay. Nice article. ✌
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    03/09/2016 #31 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #30 @CityVP 🐝 Manjit, LOVED the video, the message was a great one and good reminder of life in general. I ended up sharing the video on facebook. Thank you for your kind words!
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    03/09/2016 #30 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Memories are indeed what we make of them and the song made famous by Buzz Luhrman underscores this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTJ7AzBIJoI View more
    Memories are indeed what we make of them and the song made famous by Buzz Luhrman underscores this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTJ7AzBIJoI

    There is a great sense of personal freedom when I sit watching a large body of water, especially on a bright sunny day. The freedom is in being open to a beautiful construct of nature. To be present to nature is a tremendous form of life appreciation. Close
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    03/09/2016 #29 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #28 Hope it was a happier feeling than sad @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD! I still miss my dad on rare occasions and he passed away in the 70's. I think I miss the man I didn't get to know as I grew older. But, when I think of him it always brings a smile to my face. We never forget, no matter how long they've been gone. We just move on and replace the sadness with happy memories, thank goodness.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #28 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #27 Awe @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher, now I miss my Dad! (but it's a happy/sad feeling ~ what is it? not 'melancholy' -better than that. 'Longing?' I'm not sure.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/09/2016 #27 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #25 What great memories your father left you with @David B. Grinberg! How much fun that must have been to run on Shea Field and taking home a part of it. Are you still a jets fan? Yes, I bet you will always cherish your father-son bonding, nothing like it!!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/09/2016 #26 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #24 Thanks @Kevin Pashuk, glad you enjoyed this! I have noticed water in your photos and I'm sure I've missed some too! I never tire of viewing other's photos of the water. How nice that you work near Lake Ontario. I saw the photo you posted a few days ago, very nice!! Being near the water does clear the mind and help to refocus, doesn't it?
    David B. Grinberg
    02/09/2016 #25 David B. Grinberg
    What a wonderful read, @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher. My late father had season tickets for the NFL NY Jets football team when I was a kid. Thus, I have many fond memories of going to Shea Stadium in Queens with my dad for Sunday home games. I also recall running on the field and taking home part of the 50-yard line after the very last game the Jets played at Shea Stadium (prior to moving to Metlife Stadium in NJ). And while the Jets usually lost more than they won, the father-son bonding was always a winning experience I will always cherish.
    Kevin Pashuk
    02/09/2016 #24 Kevin Pashuk
    Enjoyed the read @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher. As a certified 'water person' I can fully identify. You will notice that many of my photos have water in them. I live and work near Lake Ontario and often retreat there when I have quiet work (reading or planning) to do, or just need a soul refresh.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/09/2016 #23 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #17 Hi @Lada 🏡 Prkic, such beautiful memories! You reminded me how romantic it was to be alone with 'a first love' near the water! I enjoy looking for seashells. I still do it. I took a photo last year of some shells I found in North Carolina, maybe I'll post it just for fun. Enjoy your trip, I'm sure it will be SO relaxing and thanks for sharing!!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/09/2016 #22 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #16 Hi @Nicole Chardenet, what a great experience you shared! I bet you did have a lot of good and not so good memories come flooding back. The good old days of going from being an older teen to a young adult, the transition can be very tough. Cleveland has changed a lot, hasn't it?! I love the 4th St. district and Playhouse Square. Ah, you reminded me of yes, one of a gals bigger worries back then- guys and feeling like a dork. I bet so many of us felt that way!! Thanks for sharing. Where did you go to school in Cleveland?
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    02/09/2016 #21 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #14 #16 #19 Just a note to express that I'm so touched that you both, @Pascal Derrien and @Nichole Chardenent had twinges of bad memories after reading this piece. I'm in awe at your melodic expressions of mixed feelings, with a slant on the negative ...that serves to remind us that those with good childhoods are so blessed to have what they have. My heart goes out to all children and I work to emphasize Positive Parenting. You Stir Me Along. Thank you.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/09/2016 #20 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #15 Hi @Savvy Raj, thanks for reading and couldn't agree more, getting away is so good for the mind!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/09/2016 #19 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #14 So true @Pascal Derrien, some memories which we all carry aren't so nice. It felt good to share a happier place in time. There are many when I look back, including the many moments shared with my children as they grew up! Thanks for reading.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/09/2016 #18 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #13 I had no idea sharing memories used to be discouraged @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD, I'm glad that's encouraged now. Thanks for reading and glad you enjoyed!
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
    02/09/2016 #17 Lada 🏡 Prkic
    I agree with you dear @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher. I was born and live my entire life by the sea. My all memories are tied to a large body of water. Reminiscence on family walks in the winter and collecting the seashells washed up on the beach, the memories of the first love……
    I think I couldn't live someplace where there's no view of the sunset behind the sea horizon. Am looking forward to tomorrow's outing with friends and family on a nearby island and making more memories for my book of life. :-)
    Nicole Chardenet
    02/09/2016 #16 Nicole Chardenet
    Memories can be both good and bad when you go back to old haunts...last year I went back to Ohio for an informal reunion with some old university friends and my ex-college roommate and I stayed together in a room downtown...in a motel that hadn't been there back in our day! What I noticed as I walked around by myself that first evening, waiting for Bonnie to arrive from Pittsburgh, is just how many memories and feelings came flooding back as I walked down old neighbourhoods and around my university campus. Both good and bad - the '80s came back to me, hugely, it was like stepping back in time but also surreally not, because it was Freshman Orientation Week and the kids that were there hadn't even been born then - in fact maybe their worried-looking parents hadn't met yet. Along with memories of fun times I hadn't thought about in years though, came a lot of unpleasant memories of insecurities, old loves gone sour, worries about money, feelings that I was a total dork. A couple of days later I asked Bonnie how it had been for her walking around, and she said the same thing...many happy memories, and a lot of memories of just how neurotic we all were, constantly moping and worrying about this or that. Still, it was great to hang out with my ex-peeps, and we had a lot of good times thta weekend. We do it every other year, next year's the next year!!!
  4. ProducerVincent King

    Vincent King

    Six Things We Would Like You To Understand About Mental Illness
    Six Things We Would Like You To Understand About Mental IllnessFrom inside our mindsI would like to share with you a few things that someone suffering with mental illness would like you to know. Thank's to the wonders of social media, its incredible to me the wealth of people who are willing to share given the...


    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    28/08/2016 #12 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    'That old self is the same person, with the same struggles, just letting you in more than usual, or something is making the struggle worse than usual. ' 1 in 10 USA suicides are linked with Invisible Illnesses. People need to understand that it is #2 #4 "Definitely not a Choice."~@Leckey Harrison. And on the 'higher' level of self-awareness, we are reminded to be productive. Positive. Nurturing. Fluttering our wings to keep the water from contaminating the Hive. Let's do that.
    Brian McKenzie
    16/08/2016 #10 Brian McKenzie
    #9 @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD I was a licensed PI for the state of Washington. I don't play nice. When I "run" a clinic, a HIPAA violation is the usual appetizer; the billing fraud hammer comes later, usually after I have forced/ threatened a State Compliance Audit.....and the drug ring cases I usually dumped at the FDA, DEA doorstep - they have a heavier hammer than I.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    16/08/2016 #9 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #7 @Brian McKenzie, my dear friend who I hold in great hugs, MaN ~ you did it again! Got to the heart of the worst things in sight - plain as day. Can you be my PI? Man, you've got instinct. You always send me reeling. Never change.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    16/08/2016 #8 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #6 @Dale Masters: you are so so kind. You always come from a place of love. That's why I love you back.
    Brian McKenzie
    16/08/2016 #7 Brian McKenzie
    You will never get to be "Uncrazy" - there is no test for normal personality, every clinical interaction will reaffirm the current Dx or assign a new Dx that perpetuates the treatment, counseling, maintenance, meditcation carousel. The system does not want you cured but on an ever revolving cycle of meds and side effects that keep feeding their machine. Try it sometime - go to a provider and tell them you feel fine.....you will leave with at least one "illness" and a med script.......PS this is how I used to bust providers that were suspected of over prescribing opiods because of a nice pharma kickback incentive.
    Dale Masters
    16/08/2016 #6 Dale Masters
    @Vincent King You have my support, my understanding...and my love.
    Leckey Harrison
    08/08/2016 #4 Leckey Harrison
    I loved the structure! Definitely not a choice. I had no idea myself until a couple years ago. I was just busy trying to hide it and figure it out.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    08/08/2016 #3 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #1 #2 So many thoughts are extremely well stated, and I love your personal twist: to dedicate each component into separate entities for which you attribute a particular person(s) as having a special insight. Just love that ~ building relationships is what beBee is all about....and we'll "be there" for you, too. We are now beginning that road alongside you. Others will jump on...and we'll keep pushing on to support, love, accept, and have no regrets. 🐝beeZ working together. Love your valuable contributions ~ keep it up!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    07/08/2016 #2 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Well articulated @vincent king! Thank you for sharing something so personal and becoming another voice to help end the stigma. I loved the analogy you used about someone with chronic pain
    Ella de Jong
    07/08/2016 #1 Ella de Jong
    "please please please support us the entire way,..." hoping you will have those people around you! Thank you @Vincent King
  5. Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Please Do Not Post to this Hive. I have no idea who the other Admin is...he put himself on here without my permission. Please ONLY post to:


    Thank you! See note below for Suicide Help. God Bless You.
    Invisible Illnesse: Mental Health
    Invisible Illnesse: Mental Health
    Invisible Illnesse: Mental Health Hey. Take a listen. If someone complains of pain, or body troubles, listen. Believe. They LIVE in the body. Most of us arriving to this Hive have or know someone with an invisible illness, physical or mental. Great care and respect is always


    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    19/07/2016 #2 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    For International SUICIDE HOTLINES by Country, please visit: http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    19/07/2016 #1 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    SUICIDE HOTLINE, USA: *911* or *1-800-SUICIDE* or *(1-800-784-2433)* or *1-800-273-TALK* or *(1-800-273-8255)* or *TEXT Telephone: 1-800-799-4TTY* or
    *TEXT Telephone:(1-800-799-4889) or *SPANISH:Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK y (Press 2)* or MILITARY VETERANS Suicide Hotline:*1-800-273-TALK and (Press 1)* or LGBT Youth Suicide Hotline: *1-866-4-U-TREVOR* or *1-866-487-3867* or here is a link to SUICIDE Hotlines by USA State: http://www.suicide.org/suicide-hotlines.html
  6. Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Today, there are many, many worldwide helplines and lifelines that are alternatives to calling a HOTLINE when you feel desperately hopeless SUICIDE. They are waiting to give you hope.

    List of helplines and lifelines (I tried to focus on Youth)
    * USA : http://unsuicide.wikispaces.com/online+suicide+help#.v2gl_-z95- the
    * USA : http://www.crisischat.org/chat
    * Australia : http://unsuicide.wikispaces.com/lifel the
    * Australia : http://view.bebee.com/?u=ahr0chm6ly93d3cuymv5b25kymx1zs5vcmcuyxuv
    * Canada : http://unsuicide.wikispaces.com/connecte the
    * UK : http://www.childline.org.uk/

    *** These are helplines and Lifelines for Counsel and a Listening EUR. ***

    FOR SUICIDE Hotlines:
    * USA:
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD


    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    19/07/2016 #9 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    @Dale Masters: Looking forward to your solid contribution to society!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    19/07/2016 #7 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #5 If you are in the American military, you are not allowed to even get a "sunburn." Your physical body "belongs" to the government, and not to you.
    Dale Masters
    15/07/2016 #6 Dale Masters
    There are other reasons that people want to commit suicide. I'll be writing on this soon, with links to references.
    Dale Masters
    14/07/2016 #5 Dale Masters
    #3 @Brian McKenzie It is illegal to ATTEMPT suicide. Can't enforce the other one (but I'd sure like to see them try!)
    Randy Keho
    12/07/2016 #4 Randy Keho
    #3 Life insurance companies found a way @Brian McKenzie They don't payout for suicides. As if I'm going to kill myself so my kids can live high on the hog (livestock).
    Brian McKenzie
    12/07/2016 #3 Brian McKenzie
    Can't have the livestock killing themselves, it scares the rest of the herd. * did you know it is 'illegal' to kill yourself ? like what the hell, how ever do they think they are going to enforce that?
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    12/07/2016 #2 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Veterans are committing suicide at alarming rates; teens are 'cutting,' girls die from anorexia and bulemia eating disorders, parental abandonment occurs both phychologically and literally, babies are left in dumpsters, college students are raped on university campuses, uncles at a sleepover friend's house rape our daughters, as do fathers. For years. Some children were only 8 or 9 when it started. It is all ok to talk about. You're not alone. Many of us are there for you, and we are not afraid to talk about it. We reach out our hands to help...and we don't turn our backs on you like you think the rest of the world has done. So don't give up. Don't give in. Someone else has had a horrific miscarriage or stillbirth, too, and we know what NOT to say as well. We've been there. Talk to someone who cares. Right, @Selim Yeniçeri, @Dr. Allen Brown, @Randy Keho, @Randy Smith, @Brian McKenzie, @Dale Masters, @Gary Sharpe, @Gerald Hecht, @CityVP 🐝 Manjit, @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, @Ali Anani, and more. We all need help, sometimes. It's all okay.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    16/06/2016 #1 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Today, it's not just SUICIDE HOTLINES anymore. It's HELPlines and LIFElines.
  7. Louise Smith

    Louise Smith

    Beyond Blue is an Australian initiative to help people with depression anxiety to lead a better life !
    Louise Smith
    www.beyondblue.org.au beyondblue is the national initiative to raise awareness of anxiety and depression, providing resources for recovery, management and...


    Randy Keho
    02/07/2016 #4 Randy Keho
    Awesome. Information and communication are paramount.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    01/07/2016 #3 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Awesome site with great resources @Louise Smith!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    14/06/2016 #2 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Did my research, and yes.....resources are only for Australia inhabitants. Still, there are many educational booklets available, categorized however one would like to absorb information: topic, audience, and situation. For example, depression in "women" could lead to "Post-Partum Depression (PPD)" and depression in the 'elderly' could lead to a brochure on the importance of "Socializing" for good mental health. Excellent, superb site for doctors, nurses, social workers, case managers, charge nurses, and discharge planning. Just pure excellence!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    14/06/2016 #1 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Extremely comprehensive resource for anxiety/depression in Australia. Unable to connect to Email link or to Chat link, both perhaps available only to Australlians.