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Low Serotonin Levels Don’t Cause Depression

Excerpt and link posted by Andy Alt

Low Serotonin Levels Don’t Cause Depression
By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

September 13, 2014

One of the leading myths that unfortunately still circulates about clinical…

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Mental Health

Depression isn't a Real Thing

Depression isn’t *a* real thing. I am not saying depression doesn’t exist, I’m just saying that it is actually many things, and that what we tend to call “depression” is really just a mash up of lots of different types of human suffering, with different causes, courses and manifestations. 953 more words

Acceptance And Commitment

A Long Post About Depression

I wrote last week about using exercise and other self-care strategies to fight depression. I didn’t go into great detail about my history with depression because I don’t like long blog posts and I figured most of my readers were related to me and familiar with that history. 930 more words


There have been a few stories making national headlines lately about restauranteurs offering discounts for religious patrons. Perhaps you’ve seen some of them.

North Carolina Diner Offers Customers 15 Percent Discount for ‘Praying in Public’ 431 more words


Robin Williams Dead

Entertainment world mourns passing of friend and mentor Robin Williams.

Found in Northern California home at noon today.

Mental illness is a DISEASE. This is not about having demons that get the best of you, that you are not controlling. 76 more words



This is not a happy post. Or a funny one. If you’re looking for either one of those, I recommend that time I posted a bunch of awesome fireworks pictures… 1,376 more words