Living IN the Body

Our American health care philosophy has trained us to think that we live WITH our bodies.  We tend to objectify them and view them as being outside of ourselves, like our car, house, or HVAC system that need regular maintenance.  We even consider our doctors as...

My Affair with Depression

Like a dysfunctional lover, depression has barged into and out of my life repeatedly.  It was a most often situational rather than chronic, usually occasioned by some incident that pushed me beyond my limits.  My depression expressed itself as anger, righteous...