Advice Category

Depression is an affliction of the gifted

I certainly did not plan to post this morning, but given the news yesterday about the passing of a great talent, artist, and human being, I thought I would just throw out a few thoughts. It has been my observation that extremely intelligent people comprise a disproportionate percentage of those who suffer from clinical depression. […]

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People and pennies

This week, while I watched Geoffrey repair the damaged ceiling in our house, I have been thinking a lot about business, specifically, small and medium family owned or individually owned businesses. These are the places that I particularly commit to frequenting, as they are fast disappearing. What started me thinking about it was the premiere […]

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Till death (all of) us do part

This is what I would consider a ‘think piece’ and it is still a thinking-in-progress, really my mind working out loud, so please indulge me as I spin this.   I have the rare opportunity to be forced out of my comfortable niche and into a foreign environment, little different from the one that Margaret […]

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The last straw-woman

[Three second warning, this post falls into the “everything” end of the tagline spectrum…those who have not had their first cup of java, brace yourselves or come back when fortified.] 🙂 This was a topic I had planned to discuss about two months ago.  And, I had a different title in mind. However, as life […]

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Abknoxious

There are so many compelling current news stories that grab my attention that I have to filter out what I read so I am not overwhelmed. That is largely because they are at base about human behavior, which is after all, my chosen field and my main interest in life. Because I am a psychologist, […]

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