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Since I've been on a few, you'll know that I enjoy listening to podcasts. If you like podcasts, too, and you're also in the business of working to improve your mental and physical health, you're in luck today. I've collated ten of my best podcast recommendations that might help you achieve better health in a … Continue reading Ten Podcasts for Good Health
I was extremely honoured to be the debut guest on the Trans Variety Hour podcast this week! I spoke to the wonderful Michelle of What the Trans?! podcast fame about all sorts of things I don't usually talk about here, including my fledgling private psychotherapy practice; how I deal with my gender dysphoria as a … Continue reading Trans Mental Health Explosion
Mental heath medicines, like a lot of other medicines, are a mixed bag and come with some big decisions. Even so, taking antidepressants can be a huge support and, in many cases, they’re literal life-savers. If you’re considering starting antidepressants, or changing your usage of them, you might be wondering how long they'll be part … Continue reading Take Your Antidepressants For As Long As They’re Good For You
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, September 2015 What the Story of Phineas Gage Can Tell Us About Our Amazing Brains cw: brain damage, depictions of violence Phineas P. Gage was a good man. He enjoyed his job as the foreman of a railroad construction site in Vermont. The men working with him described him as capable, hard-working, fair, … Continue reading What the Story of Phineas Gage Can Tell Us About Our Amazing Brains
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, August 2015 Mrs. Monkey-Suits and the Dark Beauty of Dementia Cw: depictions of memory loss, mentions of violence She was the last person left in the lounge, so I readied her wheelchair and strolled over with the warmest, least-threatening smile I could muster. “Good evening! It’s nearly midnight. Would you like … Continue reading Mrs. Monkey-Suits and the Dark Beauty of Dementia