Almost Dying Can Be a Gift

Almost Dying Can Be a Gift

On CNN today was an article about the passengers on the Northwest Flight 253 with the Christmas Day Bomber. While many of them were angry about the incident, at the bomber, the airlines and the government, I was interested to hear that one passenger found a positive aspect to the experience. Roey Rosenblith, 27, who […]

Diagnosing Love, Energy: A Bi-Polar Story

If you have a loved one with mental illness or, specifically bipolar disorder, this film will resonate with you. Katie Hayes is a 28 year old free lance photographer who recently interviewed photographer and activist Charlie Ward. Katie made a short film documentary about her sister’s experience with bi-polar disorder. While I have never had […]

Moving Things With the Mind – For Real

Fascinating story on CNN.com today about a company called NeuroSky who claims to be the first company to allow people to control objects with their mind. I’ve listened to BrainWave music for years now, which is music that will change the waves of the brain to help you relax, sleep or concentrate. What is sad […]

I’m Still Here

I’m doing this post mostly to remind myself to do a real post when I can. I’ve got some things I need to finish up and then I can really put some attention into this site. If you’re reading here, thank you. I really appreciate it. It makes me feel good to know that maybe […]

Where the Hell Have I Been?

Whoever said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions is dead on. About a year ago, I said I was going to fix up this site, add a lot to it, bla bla bla. I had grandiose ideas of how this site would look and how it’d have a whole new look […]

Side Effects of Symbyax

OK, so far, I’ve not had too many side effects with this medication. The one I have had is overeating. I don’t have a weight problem: usually I eat until I am full and then stop. Well, somehow that “full feeling” is delayed and I don’t feel full until much later. And then I feel […]

I’m Back on Depression Meds and I Hate it

I’m Back on Depression Meds and I Hate it

A few weeks ago, I had an episode of depression that was lower than low. I didn’t want to get out of bed, or for that matter, do anything. My entire body felt numb. And, I had dreams of squelching a cigarette out on my arm. (No, I didn’t do that, but the fact it […]

6 Ways to Stop Stressing Over Money

An article from CNN and a study by the American Psychological Association states that women more often stress over money than men do often times because they are in charge of the family checkbook. One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received is this: “Your sanity is like your money: both are finite. […]