Tag: depression

I don’t have a brain doctor and that’s a problem.

I don’t have a brain doctor and that’s a problem.

Lady Gaga’s interview with Oprah on mental health is a must-watch. For me, it just hits home that even though it’s a disorder happening in the brain there are very, real, physical manifestations of that psychic pain. This is a long one, so I will 

just breathe ii: Reflections one year later

just breathe ii: Reflections one year later

I finally took the time to synthesize what I’ve wanted to say and explain why I had to take a year off. Straight from the pages of my journal. First off, there is not a single minute, not one moment where I am ungrateful for 

My experience with medications

My experience with medications

There’s a lot you don’t really find out about going on psychiatric drugs until you’re in the throes of it. Recently some of the side effects have been driving me a little crazy, so I thought I’d share some of my thoughts. Escitalopram (Cipralex/Lexapro) is 

Top 5 Must Reads for Dog Lovers

Top 5 Must Reads for Dog Lovers

These are my top 5 recommendations for anyone who wants to know more about dogs and the special relationship we, humans, have with them. All of these were books I read during my obsessive dog researchย phase. For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in