The Cane and I

The Cane and I

“A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I’m still doing it.”...

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...

Stress and Taxes

Stress and Taxes

Last week would have been a good week for a nervous breakdown. Aside from busting my foot and having to...

I Hate Cookies

I Hate Cookies

“A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties…Man would indeed be in a poor...

Mental Evaluation: Jared Lee Loughner

Mental Evaluation: Jared Lee Loughner

  I’ll admit it; I wasn’t very interested in Jared Loughner’s attempted shooting of Congress member Giffords at first. I...

The Death of a Pixi

The Death of a Pixi

“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” -Dr. Elisabeth...

Holi-Duped: Retail Rebellion

Holi-Duped: Retail Rebellion

“Eight days of Hanukkah, come let’s celebrate!” the voices sing. “Mind control…in sales and marketing, is simply the process of...

Gratitude Doesn’t Suck

Gratitude Doesn’t Suck

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” -Dale Carnegie, motivational speaker and author of How...

Behind the Red Nose (Part Two): Fear vs. Frivolity

Behind the Red Nose (Part Two): Fear vs. Frivolity

 “There is nothing laughable about a clown in the moonlight.” -Lon Chaney Sr. Clowns. The cultural love-hate relationship with these...

Behind the Red Nose (Part One): Horror vs. Hilarity

Behind the Red Nose (Part One): Horror vs. Hilarity

Coulrophobia. It’s one of the top 10 most common phobias around the world. The BBC says it’s the third most...