Manic Depression Symptoms

Manic Depression Symptoms Manic depression, otherwise known as bipolar disorder, is an illness wherein the individual suffers rapid shifts in mood of such import that they affect the individual’s ability to function normally. The symptoms are varied and often ranging from dramatic mood swings of overly “high” and/or irritable to sad and hopeless, and then back again. Often, there are periods of normal mood in between these two extremes, but they only last for a short time. It is the depressive mood that most commonly occurs at a ratio of 3 to 1 to manic mood. Manic Depression Symptoms: Manic Episode The period during which a person suffering from manic depression symptoms experiences “mania” is called manic episode. This is …

Simple Ways to Have Happy Experiences

Simple Ways to Have Happy Experiences Happiness is a ‘now you feel it, now you don’t’ emotion. I know this from personal experience and from hearing of the experiences of others. Sometimes I’m very happy, other times, sad, joyful, contented, frustrated, and sometimes very neutral. Several years ago I had no reference point for the word happy. I knew technically the meaning of the word, however the experience eluded me. Joy I could do, happy for some reason, no. One day during a workshop the word happy was demonstrated to me with much laughter from the audience. Now I not only get ‘happy’ but remember it also as a fun experience. There are many small things that can make me …

8 Ways to Create a Happy Family

8 Ways to Create a Happy Family You might disagree and say, “Lori Prokop what are you writing now?” But hear me out on this. I believe finding happiness and success are more than just money. If you are not finding happiness in your family, this is to remind you that you have the power to improve your life within your family. Here are Lori Prokop’s 8 ways to create (or re-create) a happy family: 1) Start with yourself. Finding happiness starts by deciding that you will create the loving spirit that can create a happy family. Develop an energy and personality where simply your spirit and presence will heal others and rejuvenate your family. 2) Look at yourself. Ask …

Not So Happy Birthday

Not So Happy Birthday You Learn Something New Every Day! A bit of advice that I always give myself is to learn something every day. Well today I learned that a well know song, that has been around since 1893 is copy written. That is right folks, “Happy Birthday to You,” is copy written. The melody to “Happy Birthday to You” was written by school teacher Mildred J. Hill in Louisville, Kentucky. The lyrics to the song were originally written as a classroom song entitled “Good Morning to All” by Mildred’s sister Patty. The original song was copy written by the sisters in 1935. Thirty-One years later the sisters were shocked, when their song showed up in a songbook edited …