Shelter-in-place is reminding me of my early days as a new parent. Old ways of keeping score and measuring success don’t work anymore. It’s time for a change.
After months of numbness, I recognized an emotion as I was feeling it. That’s a big deal.
Dr. Ruth J. Simmons, noted leader in higher education and French literature scholar, gave an excellent talk at Rice University yesterday. It’s got me thinking about the “in camera” inspection I’m doing of myself.
There are many misconceptions about psychiatry and psychoanalysis. Here’s a bit about my experience with therapy.
I’m coming to terms with the reality that my depression is not the result of brain chemistry alone.
We all carry things around with us, past hurts and slights, regrets and resentments, fears and hopes. As part of this process, I’m learning what I can leave behind.
An update on my recovery from my long-term major depressive episode. Changing doctors, finding a new therapist, and trying to get #jerkbrain to stop telling me over and over again that I’m failing at getting better.