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When ‘I’m Sorry’ Means Something Else Please accept my tongue-in-cheek apology for this long-winded column. Guzzling your morning joe at the local coffee shop, your chair squeaks. You mouth “I’m sorry” to the barista and the adjoining table. They stare at you, a bewildered expression on their faces. Dashing off to … ...
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Should Physician-Assisted Suicide for Teens with Chronic Mental Illness... It seemed incredible to me, as a psychiatric physician and medical ethicist, but this was a recent headline on the Medscape website: “Assisted Dying for Mental Illness, Minors Proposed in Canada.” 1 Under the guise of promoting “death with dignity,” Canada may soon permit doctors … ...
When You Feel Like You Need to Do and Be More There’s a line in Brené Brown’s book The Gifts of Imperfection that I may or may not tattoo on my face: “Today, I’m going to believe that showing up is enough.” Because maybe … ...
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Why Do Some People Seem to Have it All Together? There’s a guy at the coffee shop I go to everyday, he’s there everyday and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t admire him. He has a way about … ...
News coverage of Hillary Clinton often emphasizes gender over competency, study shows Though much progress has been made toward gender equality, news coverage of female politicians typically follows gendered lines that often disregards women’s competence in political affairs, a University of Texas at Arlington assistant communication professor has found. Dustin Harp, an expert in gender and media studies, examines the issue in “Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Hearing Coverage: [...]
Is Hatred a Mental Illness? From the tidal wave of devastation in the wake of the latest mass murder by someone whose hand was on the trigger of a weapon, the purpose of which is meant for obliteration of life, arises the question: ‘Is hatred a mental illness?” Omar Mateen, … ...
Asperger’s and Driving So it’s taken me a while to write about this. I kept telling myself that between bullies & fashion school & my tireless attempts to find parties at warehouses in … ...
4 Tips for Feeling Successful “If I try to fail and succeed, which have I done?” – Anonymous I use the above quote with my college students. I try to challenge them to look at life from a different perspective. In challenging our perspectives I am not merely playing semantics … ...