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FEAR of DEATH, FEAR in LIFE: The PARADOX of THANATOPHOBIA

I’m afraid to die

Were I a betting man, I’d wager most reading this article struggle with fear of death. And that fear, paradoxically, generates so much fear in living. So what is it about thanatophobia that strikes so deeply? Better yet, how can we get a handle on it? Tap-in and we’ll tee-it-up…

KETAMINE & DEPRESSION Treatment Update: Paradise or Another Cruel Joke

ketamine for depression

Ketamine continues to receive big attention as a depression treatment. And why not? Many who have used it consider it a miracle drug. But, really, the tale is far from fully told. So will ketamine bring us paradise or is it just another cruel joke? Tap in and let’s stay current…

TEMPERAMENT: Onboard and READY to ROLL. Why It Matters NOW.

What causes depression

Change is good, when change is realistic. How much time and energy do we waste wrestling with our mood and anxiety situation, when a good portion of it may be set in stone? Hard news, I know, but we’ll be okay. Let’s talk about temperament. Please, tap on in…

Cognitive DISSONANCE: For a good shot at FEELING BETTER, read this.

What is cognitive dissonance

This mood and anxiety disorder business can be absolutely brutal. And until there’s a cure, we have to find, and try on for size, as many psychological and biological insights and interventions as possible – and roll with those that fit. Put cognitive dissonance at the top of your list. Come on in and find out why…

Why Are We SUFFERING? Were We Just ACCIDENTS Waiting to Happen?

Why am I mentally ill

Don’t know about you, but I’ve been at this “mental illness” thing for a looong time. You would think I’d be over the why’s of it all, but, well – not even close. And the more I think about it, I really believe my banana peel tumble was just an accident waiting to happen. Tap-in for much more…