One of the myths surrounding mental illness is that it escapes successful people … that the poor, weak, and ambition-free folks are the ones waiting for their prescriptions at Rite-Aid. I know better. Because I’ve seen so many of my successful friends fall into the Black Hole unable to surface to light on their own.…

Rhonda Rowland’s father, Gary, discusses his depression in a piece that I know will inspire many of my male readers. You can get to it by clicking here. I have excerpted a few paragraphs below.   It’s been 7 years since I received the diagnosis. I can’t believe it’s been that long already?   Before…

Just as I read Rhonda Rowland’s blog post about her father seeking help for depression, I received an e-mail from Molly McVoy, M.D. who works with the American Psychiatric Association about a Father’s Day survey on depression. According to the results, being a father is an important factor in a man’s decision to seek help…

On Mindful Monday, my readers and I practice the art of pausing, TRYING to be still, or considering, ever so briefly, the big picture. We’re hoping this soul time will provide enough peace of mind to get us through the week!  A few days ago a friend forwarded me a post on DailyOM.com called “Boredom:…

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