Beyond Blue
January 2010 Archives

Fellow blogger and friend Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. penned an informative blog post on Psychcentral that illuminates 13 of the prevailing myths surrounding schizophrenia. I know I haven’t covered that illness much on Beyond Blue. But I’m starting now! Because I […]

Photo by Will Vinet. I just found a TIME interview with Elyn Saks, author of “The Center Cannot Hold,” and found it fascinating. It begins: “My mind has been both my best friend and my worst enemy,” says Elyn Saks, […]

Don’t let self-help programs be a therapist or psychiatrist.

A self-help expert weighs on the advantages and dangers of positive thinking.

I wanted to give you guys a few days notice … to brace yourself for … the most depressing day of the year! According to Dr. Cliff Arnalls, a British psychologist with Cardiff University, it’s almost like clockwork. A number […]

I’ve been singing this song for three weeks now: “It’s the most, crappiest time of the year.” La la la la la (I won’t go on and sing the rest of the lyrics, as that might come across as WHINING.) […]

After trying 23 medication combinations, 7 psychiatrists, two hospitalization programs, and every form of alternative therapy available–from homeopathic remedies to yoga, I assumed I was one of those unfortunate statistics with treatment-resistant depression, a Humpty-Dumpty type that would never recover […]

Last week published an interview of me by Amy Sullivan. She summed up the most important soundbites, including a few questions regarding how to go about finding the right doctor. Click here to read the full interview. Here is […]

I’m sort of learning all of this new media stuff as I go along. I don’t really know what blog talk radio is, but I’m going to be interviewed live on the Center Street channel on The interview […]

Ever since I came across Sr. Nancy Kehoe’s book, “Wrestling with Our Inner Angels,” I knew I had to interview her on Beyond Blue. Because her perspective is so unique: Nancy is a Society of the Sacred Heart sister and […]