Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fatigue and I-don’t-wanna-itis

I’m fatigued. Not Chronic Fatigue, just fatigue. I slept less than I need to or like to, and I just don’t want to do the things I need to do. Or so my mind says. What to do when fatigued? Is it worth resting? Or do we “power through” with a caffeinated drink? Chronic fatigue […]

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Depression: The Logic of Despair

Why do depression and despair paralyze us?   Okay, not “why,” as in, “can I have YET ANOTHER more or less useless scientific explanation of clinical depression?”  But rather, what is it about depression in the moment, in this very moment, experientially, that makes it so much better to do nothing, than to do something? […]

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