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Making Amends: What amends would you like to make for your hurtful attitudes? I love this exercise in atoning for the pain you've caused others. This blog post is a great example for us all.

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21 Things Nobody Tells You About Being Depressed

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Haters Gonna Hate. What’s a Woman to Do About It?

Friedman's Hierarchy of Haters A younger woman who works in media recently wrote to me, “How did you build up a thick skin? Something I've always struggled with is not taking things personally and getting upset when people say things that hurt me — in comments, on Twitter, etc.” I explained to her that I have a hierarchy of haters. High-order haters are those who really know how to hurt you; they may have real power or influence(from "Haters Gonna Hate. What’s a Woman to Do About It?" - The…

"When our leaders speak, the thinking has been done...When they give directions, it should mark the end of controversy... To think otherwise, without immediate repentance, may cost one his faith, may destroy his testimony..."- Deseret News "Some things that are true are not very useful"- Boyd K. Packer #LDS #printable #Mormon #free

How religions work: fear, control and keeping adults infantile. Bishop John Shelby Spong describes faith and God in a way that makes our different belief systems feel less like dividers and more like unifiers of our humanity. #LDS

Everything is Energy. Next time you sit down, think of what you are sitting on. Its energy. Then think of your own energy field and when others enter it. Where do you start and end? Who are you?

Mormon Stories | So grateful for her "fall" from Mormonism: “My name is Jean Bodie and I’m an Ex Mormon.” It's so wonderful to be free! #LDS

from MNN - Mother Nature Network

Why genius and madness are connected

As people with bipolar disorder come out of depressios, the frontal lobe fires up, spurring on a burst of creativity. Geniuses like Van Gogh and Beethoven made their greatest art while in elevated moods immediately following a period of depression.