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t's all down to how you deal with things. I find Prozac and killing sprees work for me. If you see me on the news you'll know the Prozac didn't work.

Pain and suffering is inevitable but misery is optional.

For sincere advice, plus the correct time, call any number at 3am

"I get into bed, turn out the light, and say "Bugger the lot of them." and go to sleep." (Winston Churchill)

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Huge increase in prescribed drugs - number Americans taking anti-depressants far exceeds highest estimates people suffering depression

Serotonin boosters such as Prozac sometimes have interesting side effects - mainly sexual libido drop, but also facial tics, involuntary pelvic spasms and, (5%) orgasm when sneeze or yawn

French doctor advocating strenuous exercise as counter to depression - as effective as drugs - sheer effort of exercising hard forces you to stop concentrating on the dark pessimistic thoughts, at least temporarily

In 60's people took drugs to make world weird - now world is weird and people take prozac to make it normal

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Cognitive-bias modification may put the psychiatrist's couch out of business

Cyber Therapy superior

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We are inconsistent - we take credit for worthy actions while blaming outside agencies for the unworthy things we do. Aristotle thought we ought to claim both equally. He saw 2 types of weakness: 'asthemia' - doing something bad while knowing what is right - eg resolve to diet but find an excuse for gluttony and 'propeteia' or impetuosity - acting without thinking - led blindly by your impulses. We Have Met The Enemy

Everyone has a Big Story and a Little Story. They put a lot of effort into polishing and presenting their (public) Big Story, but all the time they leak details of their (private) Little Story. To learn it, just pay attention to the little cues - the gestures and actions.

Disappointment is inevitable if you live long enough, but it all boils down to "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. The Winner's Bible

Two thirds of psychoanalysed patients fail to improve. The third that do, attribute it more to external factors or the relationship with the therapist, rather than any catharsis of emptying out their 'trouble bucket'. What Happy People Know

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Why are you in so much hurry
Is it really worth the worry
Look around
Then slow down

What's it like inside the bubble
Does your head ever give you trouble
It's no sin
Trade it in

Hang on, help is on its way
I'll be there as fast as I can
Hang on, a tiny voice did say
From somewhere deep inside the inner man

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What Would Your Advice Be?

I bought my mother a mottled green onesie for Christmas, but she has unfortunately got into the habit of answering the front door to greet the postman with the front zip undone. She is 85. Your advice would be gratefully received. MH, Cardiff

She sounds as if she is doing splendidly and doesn't need my help at all. Such unbounded optimism in someone of her years should be applauded.

I'm a man and my partner is a lady. Three times recently, she has somehow contrived for friends of hers to see me naked. I don't know what to make of it. BN, Buckinghamshire

She is either showing off, or also wants her friends to have a laugh. Have a good look in the mirror and decide which you think is the more likely. If it's the latter, you might want to reconsider the future of your relationship (and perhaps start going to the gym).

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