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Three Sneaky Ways Anxiety Drugs Enslave You

The one question almost everyone asks when starting a medication is: How long will I have to stay on this? They fear that their drug...

Do You Really Need that Antidepressant?

Lots of my friends ask me whether I think it’s a good idea to take an antidepressant. They ask because I’ve been prescribing these...

We Have No Idea Where We Are Going

What will I learn about myself this time around? My Camino del Norte experience this summer was still a bit raw. I’d felt pathetic that I...

Healing the Anxious Traveler: By Masel

Masel Writes: At one time I was a happy guy, I had no problems, many friends and a good perspective for my life. But… Four years ago...

Anxiety and Cancer

There are many myths about cancer. One of biggest is the belief that it's mostly genetic and beyond our control. But did you know that...

Three Unbelievable Secrets About Antidepressants

  “Does depression medicine make any f%#%ing difference at all?” Michelle asked me this question as she sat in my office...

Trail Day 9: Men Don’t Ask Directions

The Camino del Norte: Lezama to Bilbao, 11km I walked out of the Lezama albergue alone and followed the main road for several kilometers...

Do Forgetting Things and Gaining Weight Go Together?

Elaine Orabona Foster, Ph.D., ABPP Here is a topic that would normally make your eyes glaze over and work like a fast-acting sleeping pill....

Have Fun with your Anxiety

Why do people with “Anxiety” ignore the benefits of their condition? In the past I’d done the same thing.  Even though...

Trail Day 5: Empty Vessels

Cizur Minor to Maneru, 25 km Joe: It’s 5:30 in the morning and the heat from the day before has barely subsided. I’m sitting in...