Month

August 2016
In 2007, comedian Stephen Colbert was interviewed by Parade magazine about surviving childhood tragedy: When he was 10, his father and two brothers were killed in a plane crash. He talked about how he was riddled with fear after the crash, and then one night, while apprenticing with comedy troupe The Second City in Chicago,...
The American Journal of Psychiatry has just published a meta-analyses of supplements, or nutraceuticals, that, used in adjunction to antidepressants, have evidence of reducing depressive symptoms. The primary positive results were found with SAMe (adenosylmethionine) methylfolate, omega 3 (primarily EPA or ethyl-EPA), and vitamin D. Positive isolated studies were found for creatine, folinic acid, and...
What we eat might not be able to cure us indefinitely from depression. I learned that hard lesson earlier this year. However, researchers are compiling strong evidence that what we eat can influence our risk for developing depression and can keep persons in remission from possibly relapsing. Eating better foods has certainly helped my mood...
When she was just 13 years old, Jenn Cohen fell in love with the circus and was determined to make a career out of it, which was highly unusual at the time. She explained in an inspiring TEDx talk that she worked incredibly hard to get to a point in her career where she “arrived,”...