Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

Bigger Dragon, Better Weapon

Bigger Dragon, Better Weapon

“A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation Depression sucks. It literally sucks the hope, the will and the joy from people. In the end, [Continue]

Humbugs vs. Heroes: Holiday Showdown!

Humbugs vs. Heroes: Holiday Showdown!

“Humbug is the term used to refer to an act of fraud or deceit. It can also refer to an individual who carries out acts of trickery, that is, a hypocrite.” – Ask.com “Whether we like it or not, the holiday season is upon us,” said Psychotherapist Cyndi Sarnoff-Ross, noting that this fact (made even [Continue]

Defunkification: The Less Funky You

Defunkification: The Less Funky You

“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” -Carl Jung I am generally a fun, positive person. This usually pisses people off. This is generally a fun, positive set of articles. This usually ensures a more focused [Continue]

Three Keys to Depression

Three Keys to Depression

I don’t feel that I’m good with Depression. Though my colleagues, supervisors and patients with depression have disagreed, I still can’t shake the feeling that depression is one heart malady which I could be better at helping my patients confront. Statistically speaking, that’s a big deal since, according to a recent article, 1 in 6 people [Continue]

Christmas Rock United

Christmas Rock United

  You know Mariah and Willie, Crosby and Williams, Conick and Mathis and King Cole and the Jacksons… But do you recall, the most eclectic Holiday music of all? I know. I know. With malls, stores and radio stations quitting their usual playlists in favor of pre-recorded holiday classics, you’re burnt out on Christmas music. [Continue]

Iron Man 2: The good, the bad & the ugly side of genius

Iron Man 2: The good, the bad & the ugly side of genius

The tin man needed a heart. Remember that.  It is the day after I saw Iron Man 2, with my mother and wife, as I type these words. Sometimes it takes that long for complex concepts to gel in my head. Iron Man 2’s portrayal of Tony Stark is one of those complexities, for Stark [Continue]

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