Tag: depression

Surviving Trump’s America as it Turns Toward Hate: Chop Wood, Carry Water, and Laugh with Friends

It isn’t sustainable. The ongoing shock, panic, horror and emotional devastation resulting from the daily barrage of thoroughly unbelievable atrocities and absurdities promulgated by Trump and his administration. Besides having to somehow try to meta...

Anthony Bourdain, and Why I Talk to My 10 Year Old about Suicide

Audre Lourde warns us "Your Silence won't Protect you". It won't protect your children either. We must talk to them, even about the most dark of subjects, including suicide.

5 Reasons Suffering People Don’t Want to Try Medication

When folks struggle with ongoing depression, anxiety or bi-polar symptoms, serious action is required. Mood disorders are no joke and can suck the joy out of a well-built life. While psychotropic medication is hardly the first order of business, it i...