Monthly Archives: January 2012

What’s In A Name?

Does it matter what we call it: mental illness, mental-health condition, brain disorder, brain disease? I believe it does, and this is an exception under my umbrella of thinking. Usually I don’t like name changing, when it’s the result of … Continue reading

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Christina, Patron Saint of Lunatics

Christina the Astonishing, regarded by some as a saint, some as a holy person, and some as a crazy woman: you be the judge. Born in the 12th century in Belgium, she had a massive seizure in her early twenties. … Continue reading

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Rule 40/40/20

“If you walk into a room, 40 percent of the occupants will like you, 40 percent dislike you, and the remaining 20 percent will be indifferent.” While I can’t vouch for the accuracy of this statement–I overheard it at a … Continue reading

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