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The Politics Of Mental Illness

The Politics Of Mental Illness

“A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.” Mahatma Ghandi. Here is an excerpt from my book ‘More Than The Madness’, “In my experience it seems ...
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#269 Let Us Pause to Give Thanks

How do we give thanks in a world that is blighted with terrorism, grinding poverty, racism, nuclear threats and the like? Do we ask our children to name the things ...
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Allergic to Happiness

We are surrounded by material things designed to give us the good life filled with pleasure. Our possessions are supposed to make us happy, but they cannot erase the pain ...
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How to Win Even When You Fail

How to Win Even When You Fail

What do the premier designer Vera Wang, the famous 1800s scientist and author of “On the Origin of Species” Charles Darwin, and NPR radio icon Terry Gross have in common? They all failed. And it wasn’t just the trial-and-error, have-to-pay-your-dues...
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Insomnia and Bipolar Disorder

Insomnia and Bipolar Disorder

People with bipolar disorder often have problems with sleeping. During manic phases, some people will go without sleep for days without feeling tired. During depression people may also suffer from ...
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Today I Love The Basics

Today I Love The Basics

Today I love the basics, like laundry getting done and food prepared for the next little while and getting caught up on my writing and figuring out how to sort ...
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