#takeonnews: Losing Self

Have you ever found yourself feeling so out of sync with the world that you entertain the thought “you’ve lost yourself”? I thought I had periods like that in my past, especially right after I had the stroke. However, what I was actually experiencing was being too much inside myself to have a normal perception … Continue reading #takeonnews: Losing Self

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#takeonnews: New York isn’t the Only Place

The other day I read an article in Harper’s Magazine about how New York has changed. As New York enters the third decade of the twenty-first century, it is in imminent danger of becoming something it has never been before: unremarkable. It is approaching a state where it is no longer a significant cultural entity … Continue reading #takeonnews: New York isn’t the Only Place

#takeonnews: Seasonal Affective Disorder [SAD]

Even though I’ve been diagnosed with General Anxiety Disorder and wouldn’t even consider going off my medication, I have doubts about some of the syndromes and disorders that are talked about in the psychiatric field. I question how far they go to find something wrong with a patient. I question whether there is actually something … Continue reading #takeonnews: Seasonal Affective Disorder [SAD]