Get Out of Your Head
When I began my weight loss journey in early 2014, I discovered vigorous exercise to be a powerful antidepressant. The higher the intensity, the more feel-good staying power.
Life Saving Books
Books have meant a great deal to me as well. I don’t always plan it, but somehow the right book always seems to end up in my hands.
Suicide, God, and Stigma
After the heavy social media coverage of the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain last week, I wondered what more I could possibly add to the conversation. Then I read a terrible blog post on The Federalist website by Caroline D’Agati claiming that suicide is a reaction to meaninglessness in life that only God can…
Suicide on the Rise, Why?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report today showing a 30% increase in U.S. suicide rates since 1999. The deaths this week of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain put an exclamation point on the issue. What exactly is going on?
How to Change Your Mind
Imagine being able break from from the destructive thinking that characterizes major depression and other mental illnesses.
Psychedelic Drug Therapy – A New Hope
Psychedelic drug therapy is going to be the biggest story in psychiatry in over 30 years.
Book Review: Imagine Me Gone
Adam Haslett’s “Imagine Me Gone” explores the devastating toll of mental illness on both the sufferers and the loved ones who care for them.
Exercise as therapy
Exercise for improved sense of well-being.
Stigma caused by archaic bunk
Mental illness stigma caused by archaic “bunk.”
Can suicide be prevented?
Up to 10% of depression sufferers do not respond to treatment.