STRUGGLING with DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, or BIPOLARITY? LEARNING can really HELP. Start with ARTICLES above or Topics below. Ty! Bill

The Freeze Response (and the temperature could be a sizzling 90 degrees)

Symptoms of anxiety

The mood and anxiety disorders can throw so many odd phenomena our way – things that just don’t frequent disorder symptom lists. Sure can be scary, at least until we learn what they really are and how to manage them. And so it goes with the freeze response. Tap-in, let’s thaw, and talk it over…

Hope for Anxiety: An Important Update on Drugs in Development

new drugs for anxiety

Anxiety disorders are just plain nasty. Trust me, I’ve shared my life with a couple for decades. Yeah, there are plenty of meds available that may provide relief, but count-on-it effectiveness remains a disappointing problem. So is there any hope? Let’s do an update on drugs in development for anxiety…

Hope for Depression: An Important Update on Drugs in Development

new meds for depression

Sure, meds for depression have been around for decades. But availability has never been the issue. Efficacy is. Understandably, so many, suffering so badly, are looking to the drug development pipeline for any glimmer of hope. So what say we do an update…

And Now He’s Gone: 10 Vital Takeaways

what is bereavement

My dad moved-on to the next life last week. Though the end snuck-up on us, going on ninety-five and with some medical kinks, his transition wasn’t shocking. Still, now he’s gone. And there just have to be some positive takeaways…

LvB: A Symphony of Genius, Beauty…and Torment

was beethoven mentally ill

Fact! Most who endure chronic emotional or mental unpleasantness spend the bulk of their cognitive power ruminating over their faults, kicking their beauty to the curb. It’s just what we do, until we come to understand we’re an exquisite symphony, consisting of wonderful and troubling movements. Consider LvB’s…