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Updated on October 20, 2014

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Sanity - A State of Mind

Let me just grab my hat and I'll be on my way.

A state of mind is like a dark cupboard, very spooky if you don't know what's in there. Worse too, if you keep hearing weird banging noises every once in a while.

OMG! Just stop talking. You're making me crazier than usual. And the banging? I can account for that. Oh yes, I can.

Ok then.

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How To Tell If You Are Crazy

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Crazy is okay
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Badge of Crazy Honor

Well Then

Embrace the crazy. It is okay to be crazy. I hereby proclaim it. If permission is what you need, that is something you can give to yourself, permission to breathe air, permission to live, permission to be you.

I laugh about it; but depression is a serious and dangerous disease. Prosac works for me and I am ever so grateful.

The short days of winter have an effect as well.

A hard day at work or commuting can set off the depression alarm. Watch out for that circle of depressive thinking. When you see the circle, interrupt it at all cost. It might seem like a forever thing, but it is not.


Affirmations Can Help With Depression

Don't give up, try affirmations, they helped me. Affirmations are positive statements, said or written repeatedly, until they are a fact.

Even in the really bad times, a string of words can bring comfort. The rhythm of the words can be something to grab onto.

As an example, I am a wonderful person is an affirmation.

I walk with the goddess today.

I walk in the light today.

Click on the angel photo for some helpful flowers for fairies.

© 2009 Linda Hahn

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      fun lens- thanks for sharing

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      Brandi 4 years ago from Maryland

      Interesting! ;) I think I feel a little more insane after reading this lens! LOL

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      siobhanryan 4 years ago

      Blessed-love it

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      Peggy Hazelwood 5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Coo coo for cocoa puffs.

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      Guided Abundance 5 years ago from Mobile, AL

      Oh and I meant to say something about the Affirmations. I truly believe in those and use them when the walls are closing in. I like to think of them like magic spells that transform the impossible. And what do know, a spell that works.

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      Guided Abundance 5 years ago from Mobile, AL

      That quiz was insane and even though I thought I was answering them correctly I failed.

      -Blessed

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      Frischy 5 years ago from Kentucky, USA

      I squeaked through on the sane side, but barely. It was suggested I study harder. lol... Personally, I think sanity is overrated.

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      vegetablegardenh 5 years ago

      Insane quiz! :)

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      Aboutlowercholesterol 5 years ago

      Arrr sanity ... a state of mind that I chose ... I think .....

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      Deadicated LM 5 years ago

      My father was bi-polar; yet he managed to hold down a job his whole life (I admired that). What's normal anyway?

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      Anna2of5 5 years ago

      Interesting...I think I'm saner than most, most days.

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 5 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      I think we all have our "crazies," just in different ways. Even the greatest psychiatrists are not totally sane...otherwise they wouldn't be psychiatrists! LOL

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      Richard 5 years ago from Surrey, United Kingdom

      I thought I was crazy, but your test tells me otherwise. Cancelling that doc's appt next week ;)

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      grannysage 5 years ago

      I'm on a Ray Bradbury kick today so I leave you with these words of wisdom. ""Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage."

      Ray Bradbury

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      Zut Moon 5 years ago

      OK ... I got 50% ... so ..now what .... sane or insane ..... ???

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      Pam Irie 5 years ago from Land of Aloha

      That was a crazy poll. :)

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      OrganicMom247 5 years ago

      Had fun taking the quiz

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Very interesting site with very useful information but not opening in my iphone i think i will have to try from my lappy next time.

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      Spook LM 6 years ago

      Thanks for the laugh. Thought I had aced it but onliest got 50 %. I hate studying.

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      Jen 6 years ago from Canada

      I'm straight down the middle, does that make me indifferent?

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      !'m a 50%er, guess that means I could go either way, fun!

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      viscri8 6 years ago

      Test not good. I am crazy and it didn't show.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      According to your Test, I am 25% Crazy, it that Good or Bad?

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Loved it. I'm not locked up, but maybe I should be! Thanks for a fun lens! I've always agreed with those people who ask "Why be normal?"

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      puerdycat lm 6 years ago

      I love visiting--you give me a chuckle!

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      moonlitta 6 years ago

      I'd tell you but the bars are stopping me...:)

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      ElizabethJeanAl 6 years ago

      I agree with SmartChica. Sanity is overated.

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      Melissa 6 years ago from Albuquerque, NM

      Sanity is highly overated.

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      Linda Hahn 6 years ago from California

      @gypsyman27 lm: I've found that sanity leaves a lot to be desired. I never have fit into that square peg very well.

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      gypsyman27 lm 6 years ago

      Well most of the great discoveries of the world were made by people that were not supposed to be sane. So, it must be good to not be sane!? See you around the galaxy...

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      Linda Hahn 6 years ago from California

      @anonymous: That's what my educational background stands on.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I am certainly abnormal and I take that as a compliment. Abnormal after all is 'Above Normal'. :)

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      Linda Hahn 6 years ago from California

      @lollyj lm: Lol!

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      Laurel Johnson 6 years ago from Washington KS

      I've been nutso for years but finally adjusted to it. :))

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      Linda Hahn 6 years ago from California

      @Calliope LM: That's the way I was taught.

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      Calliope LM 6 years ago

      My kids are positive that I'm crazy... that means I'm a good mom right?

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      Snakesmom 6 years ago

      I am not locked up. lol

      But, I am a little crazy and it is fun!! :)

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      darciefrench lm 6 years ago

      squidooscribe, back with this account to bless, many thanks, and please keep writing it (insanity) out -:)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Yup, I'm crazy- went nuts from a combo of time-bomb genetics and sleep loss. Bipolar 2 is the dx. I currently take pdoc ordered Seroquel, which helps the roller coaster even out a bit (a lot, actually). But I'm still me, still very creative, still can't stop me once I've got my teeth in a bone -:)

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      C A Chancellor 6 years ago from US/TN

      Glad to hear that Prozac works for you. Depression is a terrible condition to have. I just switched meds again and I'm hoping this one will do the job better than the last one.

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      Linda Hahn 6 years ago from California

      @cok666 lm: Thank you, I appreciate the thought.

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      cok666 lm 6 years ago

      nice lens..

      ^_^

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      Linda Hahn 6 years ago from California

      @reasonablerobby: Oh yeah, been in psychic prison myself.

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      reasonablerobby 6 years ago

      part of me says a and part of me says b but the part that makes me tick keeps me locked in my psychic prison.