Deep Dive into Benzos: Part 1 of 3

I feel like this is more a topic for a book than a blog, but I'm going to do my best over the course of just 3 blog posts on the topic. In this first post, I want to get through the basics of this class of drugs, medical uses, and some of the negative … Continue reading Deep Dive into Benzos: Part 1 of 3

Memes don’t change lives. As illustrated by 5 P’s.

Having made this possibly controversial statement, I have to add that I love memes. As a sometime meme generator, why on earth would I make this claim? I think they can help us think about things differently, but thinking doesn't get you very far. Why is this a topic for a blog? There's a story … Continue reading Memes don’t change lives. As illustrated by 5 P’s.

How Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Lead to Lifelong Insomnia

I think I was about 9, my sister 3, when she received the Disney read-a-long book and tape for Sleeping Beauty. Tara listened to it all the time, as kids tend to do. At that age, also as kids tend to do, I loved nothing more than acting goofy to make my parents laugh. In … Continue reading How Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Lead to Lifelong Insomnia

Mini Musing: Exercise, Second-hand Smoke, Antidepressants

This is more of a mini musing than a blog. It appeals to me just now to frame these 3 quick facts as The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. 1 The Good: exercise in any form can improve your mental health. Whatever you are able to do helps, even if it is only a … Continue reading Mini Musing: Exercise, Second-hand Smoke, Antidepressants