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Choosing Sadness: The Irony of Depression

I knew a man some years ago who suffered from serious and chronic depression. He also lived what seemed to me a melancholy life, listening to sad, sentimental music, reading […]... More>


A (new and revised) silver linings playbook

The Serenity Prayer is the cornerstone of many addiction recovery programs, including Alcoholics Anonymous. Borrowed from the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, it is most often recited this way today: “God, grant […]... More>


Is Depression an Emotional Mush?

I have a vivid memory of dropping my oldest son off at college, the first day of his freshman year, many years ago. He stood outside his dorm, waving as […]... More>


Rethinking Rage in the Middle East

Training people to think analytically in emotionally charged situations might turn them into cool-headed decision makers. ... More>


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