Beyond Blue
June 2010 Archives

I am what you might call a “depression snob.” I have a rather high opinion of people who suffer from depression and anxiety. I assume that if you carry bottles of Zoloft, Prozac, or Xanax in your purse, you are […]

I used to sing “Be Not Afraid,” in the shower as an anxious child. It was the one song that gave me great comfort, and every time I hear it, at Sunday Mass or at a funeral, I tear up. […]

I think we’ve all been dissed by a friend at least once in our lifetime, right? Recently I’ve had two people remove me as a friend on Facebook. Like that feels good. Was it my annoying status updates? The singing […]

My brilliant editor, Holly Rossi, compiled a beautiful gallery from the content of my post, “12 Ways to Keep Going.” Click here to view the gallery. A woman who lives with chronic pain said to my mom the other day, […]

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Jody Smith, creator of the website, who spent 15 years losing the battle against Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Three years ago, she found treatment that worked for her and is making a comeback. […]

Can Jesus be a career counselor? Bestselling author Laurie Beth Jones thinks so! Jesus – Career Counselor slideshow View more presentations from FSB Associates.

CafeMom, the number one site for moms, just launched a depression support center that hosts a few cool things, like “Ask the Expert” events. Here’s a description: Feeling depressed or anxious? This is the place for you to connect with […]

Richard Cohen profiles five people living with chronic illness, and inspires us to do our best.

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing one of my favorite therapists, Elvira Aletta, Ph.D., on a very important topic: chronic illness. I say important, because it now pertains to me (and thus is important), and I need to learn […]

Jacqueline L. Salmon wrote a beautiful profile of my mental health hero, Kay Redfield Jamison, in BP magazine. It captured the personality and life experience behind the bestselling author and expert on manic-depression. After I read “An Unquiet Mind,” I […]