I attended a funeral last week. Losing a loved one precipitates a journey of grieving. And although this experience of loss is nearly universal, it is also exquisitely personal.
Hello 2019; Goodbye 2018
With the start of a new year, we all engage in some form of accounting. In doing so, almost universally, we focus on aspects of our lives that are intimately associated with our mental health and wellbeing.
2018 Home Office Challenge
Sitting at her desk, Tracy did a 360 degree spin in her chair, and identified five objects that do not have any immediate or obvious connection to mental health. But wait…!
The Happiness Industry Makes Me Sad
I am all for being happy. Who isn’t? But the happiness industry? That’s another thing altogether.
Ninety Years and Counting
This Monday, my dear friend, Jim Spool (AKA Grandpa Jimmy), will be ninety years old. A lot has happened in ninety years – all around the world, and in virtually every dimension of human experience, including what we know and how we think about mental health and mental illness.