Archive for October, 2009

This Halloween I Will Face My Greatest Fear

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

This Halloween I Will Face My Greatest FearYes, that’s Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Also my long time nemesis. I …

Halloween Safety Tips for Trick or Treating

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Halloween Safety Tips for Trick or TreatingTomorrow is Halloween in the …

Design Can Encourage Greater Self-Disclosure

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Design Can Encourage Greater Self-DisclosureEvery day, our behavior is directly influenced by a …

Psychotherapists Unmasked on the Internet

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Psychotherapists Unmasked on the InternetFive years ago I was having lunch with my …

The Homeless Highway Gentleman

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

The Homeless Highway GentlemanThe homeless highway gentleman walks as if he’s on a mission. …

Video: Depression Is Like a Pumpkin

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

This is one of my earliest videos but one of my favorites. It is my version of the Zoloft commercial, where the egg chases the butterfly, until he (the egg) poops out. Then, after he takes his meds, he’s back catching butterflies again. Except that I don’t have Pfizer’s budget, and I’m somewhat technologically challenged. And no, I don’t think meds are the cure all.

So, in the spirit of October, I present to you (maybe Pfizer will pay me millions to write their next commercial?) … Depression Is Like a Pumpkin. Click through to view the video…

Top Ten Bipolar Blogs 2009

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Every year the entrants for the Best of the Web awards multiply. In 2009, veterans stood tough as new kids dazzled. It was difficult to …

Patient Stabs Doctor, Shot Dead at Bipolar Clinic

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

A patient being seen at the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Bipolar Clinic and Research Program attacked his physician today, stabbing her with a knife during a …

Oprah: The 7 Year Old With Schizophrenia

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Oprah: The 7 Year Old With SchizophreniaOn October 6, 2009, the …

5 Emotional Vampires and How to Combat Them

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Behavioral Economics: This Is Your Brain On Money

Monday, October 26th, 2009

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that with recession-related anxiety saturating the very air we breathe, we …

Why Sleeping On It Helps

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Why Sleeping On It HelpsWe’re often told, “You should sleep on it” before you make an important decision. Why …

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