depression

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WHY do you live? On never giving up

Viktor Frankl, a psychiatrist who survived the Nazi concentration camps, asked a shocking question of his patients after he was released: “Why don’t you kill yourself?” Frankl’s short, moving book Man’s Search for Meaning should be required reading for every human being on the planet. In the Nazi camps, they lost everything: clothes, papers, jewelry, … Continue reading

Depression: The Cold Gray Blanket of the Soul

It’s getting to be that time of year again when many people fall into mild to serious depression. For years I noticed that life seemed overwhelming to me right around the third week in December. Although it’s mildly embarrassing to talk about such personal things, I hope this might help someone. The holidays, they say, … Continue reading