COVID-19: “Will it ever end?” Thoughts and suggestions

afraid of covid-19

The Delta variant, renewed mask mandates, possible lockdowns, vaccination controversy, political fighting: it’s disheartening for anyone, but it can be devastating for those enduring a mood or anxiety disorder. Our friend above is thinking, “Is it ever going to end?” Hmm, how ’bout some thoughts and suggestions…

Psychotic features in major depressive disorder: What you need to know

psychotic features in major depressive disorder

You believe you’re going mad. You’ve somehow managed to weather your major depressive episodes. But when the voices and delusions began, you were sure you’d fallen into an abyss. Psychotic features in major depressive disorder are terrifying. But knowledge encourages calm. Here’s what you need to know…

Passive-Aggression: What you need to know

am i passive aggressive

Most of us would say we know someone who behaves in a passive-aggressive manner. We may even wonder if we’re looking at that someone in the mirror. But do we really know what it is? I mean, maybe it’s a good idea to bone-up on some facts. Passive-aggression: what you need to know…

Taking the week off…

how to manage anxiety

Everyone needs a little time off, right? Yep, I want to keep my writing skills sharp for you, so I’m giving the ‘ole brain (and fingers) a break this week…

The motion of emotion: da Vinci knew it well

why am i depressed

Words are fascinating. We send and receive them so freely and most often don’t consider their origin and literal meaning. “Emotion” is a huge word in the mood and anxiety disorder neck of the woods. So huge it begs a closer look. With the help of Leonardo da Vinci, let’s explore…