To See Depression You May Need To Read Between the Lines

To See Depression You May Need To Read Between the Lines

I read about an interesting study out of Ohio State University yesterday. The headline immediately got my attention as it seemed to really show how much stigma there is about depression and mental health in college, but then it took a turn. First, the immediate take away from the study: When college students post about…

ACE Awareness – Good, Bad, Both?
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ACE Awareness – Good, Bad, Both?

If you’re not familiar with the now somewhat famous ACE studies, what we are talking about here are studies that seemed to show that the more Adverse Childhood Experiences you had, the more likely it is that you will deal with bad outcomes in adulthood. The original studies got a lot of media attention, deservedly,…

I’ve Been Going to Therapy Again
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I’ve Been Going to Therapy Again

I’ve done therapy before, but this time it’s different. It’s been physical therapy for my knee injury. On the one hand, though, the parallels are interesting, but on the other, the perceptions are totally different. It shouldn’t be that way. First, the similarities: Physical therapy takes time. You don’t go in and get “fixed”. In…

Steps to Healing My Knee, The Same As Trauma
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Steps to Healing My Knee, The Same As Trauma

So, recently I had a little mishap while picking up my luggage from the baggage claim carousel. It’s been diagnosed as damage to the meniscus of my left knee, which they suspect will heal itself in 6-8 weeks. In essence, the treatment for this injury is to just do what I can to promote healing….