Category: UltraMind

ANTs in the attic

Mark Hyman, in his book, "The UltraMind Solution", uses the acronym ANTs (actually, he writes it as ANTS, but I think "Automatic Negative Thoughts" abbreviates better my way!) to refer to the "beliefs, attitudes, and ways of thinking and being that move… more »
Permalink Tuesday, 12 April, 2011 12:39 pm, by Mamma Email , 252 words, Categories: Anxiety & stress, Music, OCD, UltraMind ,

Starting over

I had high hopes of blogging my six weeks of following my new plan, and suddenly it's over. And I'm about to do it again. It's possible that there's been some slight improvement, but I can't see much. The other night I had the mother of all anxiety at… more »
Permalink Sunday, 20 March, 2011 5:19 pm, by Mamma Email , 200 words, Categories: Anxiety & stress, Health, Food, OCD, UltraMind ,

Afraid of getting better

I had a thought today... OK, well, considering my brain, that's a pretty stupid, or at least redundant, thing to say, right? I thought about all the times I feel like I've made a little bit of progress, then another obsessive thought steps in and tell… more »
Permalink Monday, 7 February, 2011 2:23 pm, by Mamma Email , 233 words, Categories: Anxiety & stress, Big questions, Addiction, OCD, UltraMind ,

Out into the big, scary world

This morning, for the first time in months, I rode my bike. The Husband made me do it - for my own health, mental and physical. I freaked out at the thought of having to go out of our house and encounter whatever was out there, so he let me ride it aroun… more »
Permalink Tuesday, 25 January, 2011 7:13 pm, by Mamma Email , 536 words, Categories: Anxiety & stress, Bike, OCD, UltraMind ,

New game plan

I've posted about my OCD before. I thought I was doing OK, but recently it's gone the other way again. Remembering my experience after my previous birth, I thought I had to worry about postnatal depression (PND)/postpartum depression (PPD), but this time… more »
Permalink Monday, 24 January, 2011 9:36 am, by Mamma Email , 472 words, Categories: Anxiety & stress, Health, Caffeine/coffee, OCD, UltraMind ,