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

Guest Blog: My Sister’s Depression Story

My younger sister shared her story in a comment to my blog post Women Are Twice as Likely as Men to Experience Anxiety and Depression. I’m One of Them. and I asked to post it as a guest blog. I hope it will be the first of many from my talented sibling. Tara, you are an… Continue reading Guest Blog: My Sister’s Depression Story

Women Are Twice as Likely as Men to Experience Anxiety and Depression. I’m One of Them.

As I approach my 50th birthday, some things that seemed to matter a lot when I was younger, matter less. Others more. What people think of me is beginning to matter less. Being genuine and living with integrity more. I want to be more open, which as a classic introvert, is challenging for me. I… Continue reading Women Are Twice as Likely as Men to Experience Anxiety and Depression. I’m One of Them.