Category Archives: Depression

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Daily Reminder

May is “Mental Health Awareness Month.” I’m glad that mental health awareness has a month, but I believe that it’s critical to keep the awareness going year round. An article in the New York Times earlier this week reminded me … Continue reading

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Why Do People Seek Help For Headache – But Not Heartache?

If people experienced emotional pain as physical pain, they’d run to get help. Unfortunately, though millions of people are experiencing emotional pain, far too few seek professional help. This thought occurred to me recently when I learned about CRPS (chronic … Continue reading

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Thanks Mom!

Many people of the baby boom generation have lost one or both parents as I have. Others soon will and are trying to figure out how to provide them with the best possible end of life experience while still struggling … Continue reading

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Tragedy In Newtown

As the world of public broadcast talks about the horrific violence and loss of 20 young innocent children and 6 adults this Friday morning, I search my heart for words. I first learned of the carnage at Sandy Hook Elementary … Continue reading

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Hope Springs

Recently I saw Hope Springs starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones. Kay and Arnold are a Nebraskan couple married 31 years who have drifted apart and now suffer with a marriage that is routine and emotionally painful! They share … Continue reading

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