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Hope for Depression: An Important Update on Drugs in Development

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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…

Another New Year and My Mind Is Hummin’ Along

Can depression be cured

So, I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. Just seems to me, at least in the mood and anxiety disorder neck of the woods, they’re often set-ups for failure, then self-loathing. But that doesn’t mean my mind isn’t hummin’ along going into the new year. Tap-in and let’s get after it…

The Four Pillars: A Holiday Greeting

Why am I always depressed

It all began innocently enough. On a September morning in 1954, in the suburbs of Philadelphia, I popped-in to this world. By all accounts, the proceedings went well. Of course, the crying baby boy couldn’t have known what awaited him. But, then, there were those pillars…