Beyond Blue
February 2010 Archives

Jimmy Carter isn’t the only one who ever had “lust in his heart.” I receive e-mails every day from readers who are either stuck in an emotional affair or have ended one but are still extremely heartsick. First, a reminder […]

The Emotional Affairs Support Group that I set up in the Beliefnet Community awhile ago has plenty of members and is buzzing with interesting discussion threads. To join the conversation, click here.

The CUDOS Form is a wonderful assessment to see if you’re depressed.

One of the more enjoyable interviews I’ve done as part of the publicity campaign of my book, Beyond Blue, was the interview for WETA’s Book Studio. The host, Bethanne, seemed as passionate as I am to get hope out to […]

I’m giving up numbers for Lent, yes I am.  I will not step on the scale first thing in the morning (ranking no. 1). I will not check out my ranking or read any new review of my book, […]

As I mentioned in my other post, the first ranking of the day comes via my scale. So for the 40 days of Lent, I’m not going to get on it. This is a huge deal for me.   I […]

I have the great pleasure of knowing one of the foremost authorities on Abraham Lincoln … Joshua Wolf Shenk. When I stumbled across his Atlantic article about Lincoln’s depression, I wrote to him right away, not expecting a response. But […]

Thank goodness for psychiatrists like Ronald Pies, M.D., Editor in Chief of Psychiatric Times. I find him to be a guiding light, a voice of wisdom, in the misinformed culture of our times (especially with regard to depression and antidepressants). […]

1. Light a match when you’re in the can, Dan 2. Eat low-cal, Al 3. Communication is key, Lee 4. Be nice to her mom, Tom 5. Throw out your plan, Stan 6. Treat her like a lady, Brady 7. […]

1. Skip the polyester, Ester 2. No casserole, Nicole 3. Sleep with him twice a week, Monique 4. Let him drive a new car, Star 5. Laugh with him, Kim 6. Allow all-day NFL, Belle 7. Buy him candy, Sandy […]