My Depression, My Anxiety, and Me

A lyrical melody written by yours truly: *Medically-inspired rewrite of ‘My Rifle, My Pony, and Me’ LED lights, down the hallways Paper gown, that can’t be tied With my three good companions My depression, anxiety, and me  Gonna hang my IV drip Near my hospital bed Coming home, ER darling Just my depression, anxiety, andContinue reading “My Depression, My Anxiety, and Me”

Four Keys to Happiness (Part II)

There are four main chemicals in our brains that set the foundation for happiness: Serotonin (the mood booster), Endorphin (the painkiller), Dopamine (the ‘reward’ chemical), and Oxytocin (the ‘love’ chemical). In this post, we will zero-in on how to hack that painkilling superhero, the Endorphin. Watch a comedy Laughter is an impressively effective painkiller. DiscomfortContinue reading “Four Keys to Happiness (Part II)”