In asking you to not define yourself as mentally ill (ground rule #1), I stated that while you’re exempt from responsibility for being ill, you need to take responsibility for getting better. Here’s the forth ground rule from the introduction to my new book,
Much of what I recommend as a path toward wellness involves great self-discipline and some self-sacrifice. But I realized early in my practice that if…
Ground Rule #2: Keep taking your meds and keep seeing your doctor and/or therapist. Here’s another excerpt from my new book Practicing Mental Illness…
My book, Practicing Mental Illness - Meditation, Movement and Meaningful Work, will be released in a few weeks (pre-order it here). It details therapies…
2021 may be considered the year when everyone knew it all, when in fact they didn’t. The vast amount of information available to us today could lead to…
In this time of year infused with so many of the traditions celebrated throughout my life as a Catholic, I think about the most important lesson learned…
Suicide attempts by adolescent girls are up 51% in 2021. As a parent of a tween girl, as a parent with a mental illness, I’m extremely focused on…
Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Family and friends gather for a feast and the underlying mood is that we all belong to something…
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