Licensed to Drive

Most people can relate to an analogy about cars, so here's one relating to mental health that I thought would be able to demonstrate my point about the main stream approach to dealing with depression and other so-called mental illnesses (hopefully you have the patience to read it to the end). Imagine that the accelerator [...]

Trust your psychiatrist at your own peril

This is one of those moments that makes me realise that simple logic will always triumph above the most baffling academic bullshit. The simple truth is that we don't have mental illnesses, nor mental disorders. We have disorders of perspective, and disorders of self-worth. The above documentary gets a lot of simple things right. It [...]

Born Restless

The only constant emotion that I can recall in my life is restlessness. Perhaps it's a state more than it is an emotion. I don't care. The net effect remains the same. There is little that I can leave untouched. I have an incessant need to unravel issues that plague myself or others. I can't [...]