(Disclaimer – I’m not a medical doctor. For more info on these topics consult an M.D.)
I was thinking about a friend who quit smoking about 10 years ago with the help of nicotine gum. She eventually kicked the nicotine gum habit too, although she claimed that it was about as difficult to quit the gum as it was the cigarettes. Continue reading Nicotine Gum for Depression and Anxiety
A few days ago there was an interesting article in the New York Times, “The Feel-Good Gene,” Continue reading Marijuana for Anxiety
A few days ago I wrote a post about the thought of Alan Watts, and yesterday I wrote about depression and anxiety. These posts reminded me that Watts wrote about anxiety too. Continue reading Alan Watts: Anxiety and the Self
Consider these two questions: 1) Are you responsible for being depressed or anxious? And 2) Should you feel guilty or ashamed of being depressed or anxious? Continue reading Depression & Anxiety: Freedom Without Responsibility
I was recently involved in a discussion about someone who had committed suicide. I don’t know the details but evidently, the victim was a successful, mid-career man, suffering from depression. A major contributing factor was job stress. Continue reading Depression: Whose Fault Is It?