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The Mind without the Spirit


(I have no idea why this won’t post in 12-pt. font.  Sorry ’bout that.) In Dr. Andrew Weil’s 7-page paper, “We Have Happy Pills, Anxiety Drugs, and Therapists Galore: So Why Are We More Stressed and Depressed than Ever?” he … Continue reading

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In the World of Peas and Corn


Ode magazine is changing its name to The Optimist.  The magazine was conceived in France, born in the Netherlands and grew up in America.  It says it is for “pioneers of the possible” and I like that phrase. What if … Continue reading

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Weeping Rage


This is Faith Rhyne’s summary: Today I participated in Occupy APA [the American Psychiatric Association’s annual convention in Philadelphia], a small-to-midsize protest that addressed the issue of the upcoming DSM-5 and the dangers of coercive psychiatry. The psychiatrists calmly filed … Continue reading

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Depression and Power


So there I was—the victim of depression and antidepressants.  I no longer physically could tolerate antidepressants but I was still depressed.  Then one day I was talking to Mary Lou Rubenstein and she told me that the trigger for depression … Continue reading

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