Tango of Mind and Emotion

Jacqueline Marshall takes a look at life, and our lives, and provides the day to day notes of our dance.

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  • Aaron Swartz can't discuss his suicide with us and it is impossible to speak for him, but in his honor we can consider the pitfalls that sometimes accompany exceptional talents and gifts. Photo: Joi Ito

    Aaron Swartz, suicide, and the dilemmas of being above average

    Aaron Swartz can't discuss his suicide with us and it is impossible to speak for him, but in his honor we can consider the pitfalls that sometimes accompany exceptional talents and gifts. Published 12:34 p.m. January 16, 2013 - Comments

     
  • One thing anger is not designed to do is determine our actions, yet people frequently let anger dictate their behavior. We need to give our children better emotional habits.

    Parents, kids, and anger: Emotions are a message, not a problem

    One thing anger is not designed to do is determine our actions, yet people frequently let anger dictate their behavior. We need to give our children better emotional habits. Published 2:15 p.m. January 8, 2013 - Comments

     
  • Our New Year resolutions need to be small if we hope to accomplish them. Learn how very small they must be.

    Make New Year resolutions easy and doable

    Our New Year resolutions need to be small if we hope to accomplish them. Learn how very small they must be. Published 2:04 p.m. December 30, 2012 - Comments

     
  • To blame the Connecticut shooting on mental illness is incorrect and frightening to those who have a psychiatric diagnosis. Mental illness may be one factor out of many in violent acts.

    The Connecticut shooting: Mental illness is not an answer, so what is?

    To blame the Connecticut shooting on mental illness is incorrect and frightening to those who have a psychiatric diagnosis. Mental illness may be one factor out of many in violent acts. Published 1:05 p.m. December 15, 2012 - Comments

     
  • You may rethink nostalgia when you understand the different types. Tis the season of nostalgia, after all.

    Depression or nostalgia? Understanding Christmas doldrums

    You may rethink nostalgia when you understand the different types. Tis the season of nostalgia, after all. Published 10:22 a.m. December 9, 2012 - Comments

     
  • Here is a holiday gift that keeps giving: a key to enjoying a fulfilling life, and it's yours for the taking. If not to your liking, oh well. You can re-gift it by passing it on.

    Early holiday gift: Key to enjoying a fulfilling life

    Here is a holiday gift that keeps giving: a key to enjoying a fulfilling life, and it's yours for the taking. If not to your liking, oh well. You can re-gift it by passing it on. Published 5:32 p.m. November 24, 2012 - Comments

     
  • Lincoln's black dog was his deep melancholy. It did not cost him the Presidency in 1860, but if he were running today his black dog would be more expensive.

    Depression: Lincoln’s black dog

    Lincoln's black dog was his deep melancholy. It did not cost him the Presidency in 1860, but if he were running today his black dog would be more expensive. Published 2:38 p.m. November 11, 2012 - Comments

     
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is largely an invisible disease. The symptoms range from mild to debilitating and there is no cure. Learn what this illness is and how to support those who have it.

    About Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

    Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is largely an invisible disease. The symptoms range from mild to debilitating and there is no cure. Learn what this illness is and how to support those who have it. Published 4:14 p.m. October 30, 2012 - Comments

     
  • It seems happiness must be found in daydreams since we frequently daydream to fight boredom, figure ourselves out, and prepare for the future. A study done by Harvard University disagrees.

    Happiness: Increasing yours is not a daydream

    It seems happiness must be found in daydreams since we frequently daydream to fight boredom, figure ourselves out, and prepare for the future. A study done by Harvard University disagrees. Published 12:18 p.m. October 20, 2012 - Comments

     
  • We stress less when our body and mind are still, but stillness does not mean the absence of movement.  It is rather the absence, or letting go, of the things that disrupt our stillness.

    Stress less: Easy ways to be still without sitting still

    We stress less when our body and mind are still, but stillness does not mean the absence of movement. It is rather the absence, or letting go, of the things that disrupt our stillness. Published 9:52 a.m. October 13, 2012 - Comments

     
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Jacqueline Marshall

Jacqueline Marshall is a writer for Help For Depression, and freelances primarily in the areas of psychology and personal development. She has a MA in Counseling Psychology and is a licensed therapist living near Chicago.

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Jacqueline Marshall is a writer for Help For Depression, and freelances primarily in the areas of psychology and personal development. She has a MA in Counseling Psychology and is a licensed therapist living near Chicago.

Jacqueline has experience helping those diagnosed with severe, persistent mental illness, and in providing general therapy services for individuals, couples, and families. Prior to counseling, she worked in graphic design and music education.

When not writing or counseling, Jacqueline enjoys reading literature and math-less books about quantum physics. She is a published poet, and has studied animal communication and energy healing.  

 

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